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US Used 9/11 Attacks to Launch Wars

The United States used 9/11 attacks as an excuse to launch long drawn-out wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Ray McGovern said during an interview with Press TV that the US used the wars it launched after the September 11, 2001 attacks, to gain control of vast oil and gas resources in the Middle East and … Continue reading US Used 9/11 Attacks to Launch Wars

Violence on the Arts Campaign Makes a Difference

Update: Action Closed. All four men arrested have been freed! No serious charges have been filed! We are happy to report that as of this moment, all persons associated with The Freedom Theatre in Jenin have been freed from detention. As you will recall, two middle-of-the night raids by the Israeli military on the Theatre … Continue reading Violence on the Arts Campaign Makes a Difference

Israel Deprived of Turkey's Friendship

Press statement by H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, regarding Turkish-Israeli relations 2 September 2011 Distinguished Members of the Press, You all know very well the reason why I will deliver this statement today. Approximately 15 months ago on the 31st of May 2010, Israel carried out an … Continue reading Israel Deprived of Turkey's Friendship

Congressional Tourists Avoid Apartheid in Israel

Written by Ahmad Tibi As a Palestinian member of the Knesset, I know American lawmakers aren't being shown the reality of life here. A Palestinian woman waits behind a wall after she was refused entry to cross into Jerusalem from Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint. Americans, do you know where your member of Congress is? Flocking to … Continue reading Congressional Tourists Avoid Apartheid in Israel

They're Back! Ads Calling for End to U.S. Military Aid to Israel Come Back to Bart

Commuters in Oakland, Berkeley, and San Francisco stations will see Israeli and Palestinian grandfathers urging aid cut-off for the sake of peace and justice. Berkeley, CA – Eye-catching ads calling for an end to United States military aid to Israel will greet travelers on Bay Area transit systems beginning today. Part of a year-old national … Continue reading They're Back! Ads Calling for End to U.S. Military Aid to Israel Come Back to Bart

Jewish American College Students Use Critical Thinking Skills

Gabriel Matthew Schivone Introduction by Debra Ellis Critical thinking skills, alive and well among many college students, a plus for peace and a plus for Israel. Gabriel Shivone's article speaks to an attitude sweeping across American campuses. With initiatives like JVP (Jewish Voice for Peace), CJP (The Committee for Justice in Palestine) and OTI (Olive … Continue reading Jewish American College Students Use Critical Thinking Skills

Violence on the Arts

Update: Action Closed. All four men arrested have been freed! No serious charges have been filed! With great relieve we are happy to report that as of this moment, all persons associated with The Freedom Theatre in Jenin have been freed from detention. As you will recall, two middle-of-the night raids by the Israeli military … Continue reading Violence on the Arts

Do Your Representatives Work for You or AIPAC?

written by Mya Guarnieri 81 Congressmen Head to Israel The American economy is in a crisis. Suburbs are falling into poverty. Schools are struggling. Cities teeter on the edge of bankruptcy. And 81 U.S. Congressmen are off in Israel when they should be here, dealing with the mountain of problems facing the American people -- … Continue reading Do Your Representatives Work for You or AIPAC?

History, as written by Huffington Post

Original Article by Hagit Borer, Professor of Linguistics at the University of Southern California Le Dignité-Al Karama Seized by Israeli Navy. One doesn't get to choose one's enemies, alas. But with friends like Huffington Post one does wonder. Here is a bit of a deconstruction of Amy Teibel's story, in the Huffington Post on the … Continue reading History, as written by Huffington Post

Neocons Fume Over US Boat to Gaza

Exclusive: At the behest of Tel Aviv and Washington, Greek authorities stopped a small flotilla from sailing to Gaza in a challenge to Israel’s four-year blockade of the narrow strip of land and its 1.6 million people. Now, apologists for Israel’s right-wing Likud government are heaping scorn on the passengers, as Ray McGovern notes. My co-passengers … Continue reading Neocons Fume Over US Boat to Gaza