Gaza Massacre: This Alliance of Israeli and American Extremism will Spark Cycle of Revenge
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Gaza Massacre: This Alliance of Israeli and American Extremism will Spark Cycle of Revenge

Words are almost impossible to describe the surrealism of Monday’s developments in Jerusalem and Gaza. On the one hand, US President Donald Trump, speaking by video from the White House, his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner led the American dedication of the “new” American embassy in the holy city. They were accompanied by two Christian…

Kill and Kill and Kill
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Kill and Kill and Kill

Two spectacles unfolded in Palestine on Monday. In Gaza, Israeli army snipers shot and killed 58 Palestinians—including six children—and injured almost three thousand others amid scenes of smoke, fire, teargas, dust, agony and blood. At exactly the same time, to the tinkling of champagne glasses at a glittering reception barely fifty miles away in Jerusalem,…

Here’s Why Those 30 Countries Attended the US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem
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Here’s Why Those 30 Countries Attended the US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

Al Jazeera informatively identified and even mapped out the 30 other countries that joined the US’ embassy-opening celebration in Jerusalem, but most people are at a loss for words in explaining why they decided to participate in this controversial event. The US’ embassy opening in Jerusalem earlier this week was undoubtedly a very controversial move…

How American Media is Whitewashing Israel’s Massacre in Gaza
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How American Media is Whitewashing Israel’s Massacre in Gaza

Typical of the mindset of corporate media reporting on what happened in Gaza on Monday as Israeli soldiers killed more than 50 protesting Palestinians, is this tweet from CNN. It says: “Death toll rises to at least 52 people during clashes along the border fence between Israel and Gaza, Palestinian officials say. More than 2,400…

Get Ready for the New Middle East Battlefield: The Golan
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Get Ready for the New Middle East Battlefield: The Golan

The exchange of missiles last week on the Syrian-Israeli border was anything but normal. This firefight established new rules of engagement in the Levant, and made the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights an “operational theater” in the Syrian conflict overnight. The mainstream media’s version of events began with Israel retaliating against Iranian missile strikes, and the IDF…