Daily Archive: September 2, 2019

“Israel” Will Never Let Iran Build a Pipeline to Syria Unless Russia Is Involved

It’s impossible to imagine any realistic scenario where “Israel” would sit back and let its number one enemy strengthen its influence in the region unless Russia was involved as a stakeholder for keeping Iran in check. *** Iran is reportedly exploring the possibility of building a pipeline across Iraq to Syria to complement the plan that it earlier proposed for constructing...

How Ilhan Omar is Changing the Way Americans Talk about Israel

Almost two weeks have passed since outspoken congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were barred from entering Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.  But the conversation they helped ignite has yet to abate. When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the announcement on 15 August, much of the media’s attention fell on Tlaib being denied a visit to her ancestral home in the...

No Surprise US Patriotism is Sinking; Americans at War with Themselves

In this hedonistic ‘Me generation’, Americans are folding up the proverbial flag and checking their patriotic impulses at the door of their diverse agendas. Does the US require a constant enemy to keep patriotism alive? Climbing down from their historic post-9/11 exuberance, when a bumper-sticker patriotism adorned every Ford and Chevy from sea to shining sea, Americans are now reporting...