AIPAC Gnashing Their Teeth

 "I'm going to address Congress in Washington, not only as the Prime Minister of Israel but also on behalf of the entire Jewish People," declared Netanyahu, at one of the highlights of the intensifying public debate in Israel and the United States. J-Street, the left-wing American Jewish lobby, was quick to respond with a … Continue reading AIPAC Gnashing Their Teeth

Friends of Israel

The lobbying group AIPAC has consistently fought the Obama Administration on policy. Is it now losing influence? On July 23rd, officials of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee—the powerful lobbying group known as AIPAC—gathered in a conference room at the Capitol for a closed meeting with a dozen Democratic senators. The agenda of the meeting, … Continue reading Friends of Israel

A Global Legal Intifada

On Monday, Iran is hosting a meeting of the Non Aligned Movement urging global action to end what top Iranian officials have called the “genocide” in Gaza. Certainly meaningful action is desperately needed. And if Iran and other governments are serious about taking action and the charge of genocide, they have an avenue open to … Continue reading A Global Legal Intifada

Obama Warned On Syrian Intel

Exclusive: Despite the Obama administration’s supposedly “high confidence” regarding Syrian government guilt over the Aug. 21 chemical attack near Damascus, a dozen former U.S. military and intelligence officials are telling President Obama that they are picking up information that undercuts the Official Story. MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: … Continue reading Obama Warned On Syrian Intel

Chemical Hypocrisy – Lies And Disinformation On The Road To War

With the latest allegations that Assad used chemical weapons on his own people in Syria, the world once again stands on the brink of outright military intervention in the country. As the calls for intervention by the usual suspects increases in intensity, military strikes on Damascus are looking more and more inevitable. And with these … Continue reading Chemical Hypocrisy – Lies And Disinformation On The Road To War

The Broader Stakes Of Syrian Crisis

Though some intelligence analysts still doubt that the Syrian government launched a chemical attack, the political momentum for a U.S. retaliatory strike may be unstoppable. But the broader framework of the crisis involves the Israeli-Iranian dispute and the future of regional peace, says ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Amid the increased likelihood that President Barack Obama … Continue reading The Broader Stakes Of Syrian Crisis

U.S. And Israel Military Relationship Confirmed: $38 Million To Launch "Drill"

Introduction It does not seem likely that an investment of $38 million dollars was made solely for a "drill" as "Austere Challenge 12" is current being booked. We can anticipate how future tax dollars are likely to be spent by the newly re-elected president given this recent investment. Please contact your representatives to voice your … Continue reading U.S. And Israel Military Relationship Confirmed: $38 Million To Launch "Drill"

Once Columbus

I love Columbus Day. Each year I recall the simple song I learned as a child about the man who “discovered” America. I still recall the innocent boy whose imagination was taken by the story of adventure and discovery. In fourteen hundred and ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. On Columbus Day, I reflect … Continue reading Once Columbus

Günter Grass: 'What Must Be Said'

Written by Günter Grass What must be said Why have I kept silent, held back so long, on something openly practiced in war games, at the end of which those of us who survive will at best be footnotes? It's the alleged right to a first strike that could destroy an Iranian people subjugated by … Continue reading Günter Grass: 'What Must Be Said'

Tanks or Tuition

"You can't successfully prepare for and prevent war." ~ Einstein Military Tanks South of Santa Cruz Approximately 300 military tanks are seen moving on rails south of Santa Cruz, California. In the generally peaceful communities of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties it is easy to go about one's business almost forgetting that the local economy … Continue reading Tanks or Tuition