Category Archives: Middle East

Israel’s War of Ethnic Cleansing – Jamal Kanj – 23.Nov.23

In the battle of his political life, Benjamin Netanyahu has nothing to lose. He could, however, gain vainglory and self-exaltation by murdering as many Palestinians as possible to satisfy the unquenchable vengeful Israeli culture. A crime catapult by Western leaders … Continue reading

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A Few FACTS About Gaza

by Rick Sterling U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres recently said, “the attacks by Hamas did not happen in a vacuum. The Palestinian people have been subjected to 56 years of suffocating occupation.”  The Israeli Ambassador responded that Guterres’ comments were “shocking”, “unfathomable” and  “disconnected from … Continue reading

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Zionism – An Ideology for the Self-Loathing

BY ROGER HARRIS When I told my grandmother that I was going to visit Europe for the first time, she exploded, “Oy vey!” Raising her voice, she exclaimed: “There’s nothing there! NOTHING! Just poverty and filth.” Collecting herself, she added: “You … Continue reading

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Australia approved 322 defence exports to Israel in six years as Greens fear equipment used in Gaza assault – 25 Oct.23

Australia has approved 322 defence exports to Israel over the past six years, according to new figures that will fuel questions at a Senate hearing on Wednesday. The government-compiled figures, which include 49 permits for Israel-bound exports last year and 23 in … Continue reading

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Gaza Besieged: Why Israel’s Genocidal Strategy Won’t Destroy the Palestinian Resistance – BY PAUL COCHRANE – 23 Oct.23

Israel and its supporters want to destroy Hamas, and kill the “human animals”, as the Israeli defense minister called Palestinians. Such a genocidal strategy will not work. Even if Israel manages to destroy the leadership of Hamas, another group would … Continue reading

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Plan Dalet: Blueprint for the Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine 1948

“Transfer” in Zionist Thinking From the earliest days of modern political Zionism, its advocates grappled with the problem of creating a Jewish majority state in a part of the world where Palestinian Arabs were the overwhelming majority of the population. … Continue reading

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On the Occupation and the Palestinian Resistance: CounterPunch’s 2008 Interview With Hamas’ Khaled Meshal

BY ALEXANDER COCKBURN In mid-May of 2008, Alexander Cockburn was among a group of Americans who sat down in a house in a Damascus suburb for two hours with Khaled Meshal, then the chairman of the political bureau of Hamas. Cockburn … Continue reading

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Colin Powell: Grotesque Atrocities and the New Liberal Conscience – BY RICHARD FALK – DANIEL FALCONE

Colin Powell died on Monday at the age of 84. Born in New York City in 1937, he attended City College where he studied geology. Over the course of his high-ranking military and government career he formulated the Powell Doctrine … Continue reading

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Clearer view of secretive Israeli nuclear facility is visible by satellite thanks to two archaeologists

It was late one evening in 2017 when somewhere in the minds of Michael Fradley and his colleague Andrea Zerbini a light flickered on.  The two Oxford University archaeologists often found they worked better after hours, once the office had … Continue reading

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Australian special forces involved in murder of 39 Afghan civilians, war crimes report alleges

Australian special forces were allegedly involved in the murder of 39 Afghan civilians, in some cases executing prisoners to “blood” junior soldiers before inventing cover stories and planting weapons on corpses, a major report has found. For more than four … Continue reading

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