So far, the 2016 presidential election season has held tightly to predictable tactics and equally predictable frontrunners; until one of them opened their mouth. Marco Rubio didn’t pull any punches in a recent interview with CNBC, saying the U.S. should go to war against Russia — essentially to prevent a tidal wave of Muslim immigrants.
Rubio wants to implement the much-debated Syrian “no-fly zone” to prevent Syrian government forces from bombing civilians or rebel targets — and if Russia happens to participate in such a campaign and breaches this zone, they would be considered “no different than any other adversary.”
Colin Powell’s former chief-of-staff says signs are the Washington colossus is in its death throes
The former chief of staff of US Foreign Minister Colin Powell, recognizes signs in the US military structure, indicating that the US is loosing significance as a world power. The increased use of mercenaries instead of regular soldiers is indicative of the decay of an empire. The US even financed terrorists as mercenaries in Syria.
Will closer ties between the countries betray the Palestinians? Saudi General Anwar Eshki debates Rula Jebreal.
The cameraman of this phone video is the genocidal maniac you hear cussing at the wounded boy: “Die you sisterfucker die! Die you ’67 sisterfucker!”
Third Intifada Or Zionist Jihad: Israel Escalates Tensions With Execution Style Force
SEATTLE — Each new day in the current round of strife in Palestine seems to bring news that more Palestinians have been killed in increasingly gruesome ways by Israeli security forces. Each day, more young people take to the streets with whatever weapon is at their disposal in a heroic, and often fatal, effort to uphold the honor of Al-Aqsa Mosque and the dignity of the Palestinian people.
There is so much silly propaganda out there right now on Palestine and Syria that I honestly can’t be bothered to post up any of it. It’s all the same tired spin too.
‘Palestinians are terrorists terrorizing the poor Israeli Jews who just want to live in peace and harmony with their neighbors’ – is basically a propaganda theme taken up by the MSM. Multiple stories of Israeli ‘personal’ experiences of “Palestinian terrorism” are getting published all over the place too (oh man, the tedium!).
Israeli democracy is sliding downwards. Sliding slowly, comfortably, but unmistakably.
Sliding where? Everybody knows that: towards an ultra-nationalist, racist, religious society.
Who is leading the ride?
Why, the government, of course. This group of noisy nobodies which came to power at the last elections, led by Binyamin Netanyahu.
The editorial page editor for The New York Times said on Friday that coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the most scrutinized aspect of the publication’s opinion section.
“Writing about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is extremely difficult. The only guarantee when we write about that conflict is that everyone will be mad,” said Andrew Rosenthal, who oversees the newspaper’s opinion section.
As we watch in horror as violence in Israel and Palestine escalates and there continues to be needless and senseless killings, we offer a prayer of love, compassion and strength.
May Israelis and Palestinians find the love that resides deep in their hearts and pulses through all of us, the love that cries to us from the loving energy of the universe to love the “Other,” the “Stranger.” This is a love that can be hard to access and find and yet it is a never-ending, all pervasive love that encourages and calls us to stand-up for the well-being of each other, for the security of all, for justice for all, for peace. May the Israelis and Palestinians use this well-spring of love to overcome their fears and stand for a new future.