Video: Burning Conscience – Israeli Soldiers Speak Out

(2006) – A searing interview with Avichai Sharon and Noam Chayut, both veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces and members of Breaking the Silence. Sharon and Chayut served during the second intifada, an on-going bloodbath that has claimed the lives of over three thousand Palestinians and nine-hundred-fifty Israelis. After thorough introspection, these young men have chosen to speak out about their experiences as self-described “brutal occupiers of a disputed land.” Continue reading

World War

(ExpressIndia) – ‘Iran has inalienable right to nuclear energy’ Press Trust of India

Declaring that it has an ‘inalienable’ right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, Iran has firmly rejected the US-EU demand to stop enriching uranium and offered to engage public and private sectors of other nations in its programme. Read More Here

(Guardian) – Worldwide arms trade flourishing despite recession, report warns

Average volume of sales increased by 22%, with South America and south-east Asia seeing the biggest rises Read More Here

(WRH) – Who is Sending Your Children Off to Die in War? – More Links Here

(Pravda) – Israel says US will attack Iraq in May
(GlobalPolicy) – Israel Says War on Iraq Would Benefit the Region
(NYDailyNews) – Attack Iraq soon, Sharon aide says
(TheTruthSeeker) – Israel Urges US to Attack Iraq: “Sooner, Rather than Later”
(CBSNews) – Israel To U.S.: Don’t Delay Iraq Attack
(MiddleEast) – Cheney Admits US will attack Iraq ‘for Israel’s sake’
(Aipac) –AIPAC is pushing for the USA to attack Iran for Israel
(Haaretz) – AIPAC spurring Congress to pass sanctions bill against Iran
(BigNewsNetwork) – Israel says Iran close to having a nuclear bomb
(SwissInfo) – Israel warns on Iranian “nightmare”
(WSWS) – Iran the next nuclear threat
(WSWS) – Sharon stirs up conflict with Syria and Iran
(WorldNetDaily) – Iran, Libya, Syria are next?
(MiddleEast) – Israel instructs America to attack Iran and Syria
(MiddleEast) – ISRAEL DEMANDS IRAN BE ATTACKED NEXT AFTER IRAQ
(ArutzSheva) – Syria’s Next
(SoftPedia) –US Assures Israel That Syria And Iran Are Next
(USAToday) – War is not in U.S. interest
(CounterPunch) – Sharon Recruits US Mercenaries Against Syria
(NewsMax) – Sharon Wants U.S. Action Against Syria
(News24) – Iraqi WMD ‘possibly in Syria’
(CoastalPost) – Sharon Says US Should Also Disarm Iran, Libya and Syria
(XinhuaNet) – Israel urges harder int’l line towards Iran
(MailGate) – Israeli foreign minister calls for international action against Iran in light of elections
(WashTimes) – Israelis urge U.S. to stop Iran’s nuke goals
(JTA) – It would be a “catastrophe” for the United States to pull out of Iraq, a leading Israeli legislator warned.
(PTINews) – ‘Israel will take out Iran’s nuke facilities if US does not’
(YNet) – According to al-Watan, Israel made it clear that it would only be able to wait until a certain date next year and would strike at Iran if no progress is made by that time.
(Yahoo) – Israel says Syria regime change in world’s interest
(Haaretz) – Israeli officials call for changes in Syrian rule
(IsraelInsider) – Israeli leaders call for regime change in Syria after assassination report
(ABC) – Sharon blasts Syria-Iran ‘axis of evil’
(Yahoo) – Israeli Says Rockets Shipped to Hezbollah
(IsraelNationalNews) – Israeli Says Iran Nuclear Race Reaches Point of No Return
YNetNews) – Sharon: Israel will not accept nuclear Iran
WPHerald) – Sharon: Iran nukes may require military response
(Haaretz) – IDF chief: Diplomatic pressure on Iran unlikely to succeed
(SignOnSanDiego) – Israel expands war arsenal to deal with Iranian nuclear threat
(Forward) – Israeli Aides Warn U.S. Not To Drop Ball on Iran
(IRNA) – Zionists pressures Bush Administration to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities
(Haaretz) – MK: Iran to have nuclear capability within 2 years
(NYTimes) – Israel Wants West to Deal More Urgently With Iran
(Aipac) – Iran must be stopped before it develops nuclear weapons
(Pravda) – Israel tries to make Russia approve sanctions against Iran
(JPost) – ISRAEL: Iran is world’s most serious threat since WWII
(JPost) – ISRAEL: US not doing enough to stop Iran
(GlobalSecurity) – Israel Says US Should Take Lead in Dealing With Iran’s Nuclear Program
(Baltimore) – Kevin Zeese: “Hawkish Israeli Lobby Wants War with Iran!”
(baltimore) – Netanyahu Beats Drum for U.S. War with Iran
(DailyStar) – Pressures mount on Bush to bomb Iran
(Haaretz) – Israel: Back to the preemptive strike
(IHT) – Olmert says Israel will not accept a nuclear Iran
(Yahoo) – Iran must be intimidated, says Israeli leader
(AlertNet) – Israel’s Olmert calls for dramatic measures against Iran
(Haaretz) – Olmert declines to rule out military action against Iran
(AntiWar) – In other news reports Israeli General Oded Tira is quoted as follows: “President Bush lacks the political power to attack Iran. As an American strike in Iran is essential for our existence, we must help him pave the way by lobbying the Democratic Party (which is conducting itself foolishly) and US newspaper editors. We need to do this in order to turn the Iranian issue to a bipartisan one and unrelated to the Iraq failure.”
(AntiWar) – Israel’s war, says Bibi, must be sold as America’s war.
(JPost) – Peres urges world to unite against Iran
(Yahoo) – Israel wants more pressure on Iran
(Haaretz) – Olmert to U.S.: Impose naval blockade on Iran
(YNet) – Report: Olmert to urge U.S. attack on Iran
(YNet) – Barak to Gates: Keep military option on table with Iran

(AlJazeera) – US ‘used plague bomb’ in Korea War

It is a crime the US has always denied – dropping germ bombs on North Korea. Read More Here

(SwissInfo) – North Korea has 1,000 missiles, South says

North Korea has increased its missile arsenal by 25 percent in the past two years to about 1,000, expanding the threat the state poses to the region, the South’s defence chief said on Wednesday. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Saudis may allow Israel’s use of air space in Iran attack

Western security sources believe Saudi Arabia will readily let Israel use the country’s airspace to strike neighboring Iran if a war breaks out between the archenemies. Read More Here

Audio: The Invasion of Gaza – Interview with Michel Chossudovsky

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Guns and Butter – The Invasion of Gaza

“The Invasion of Gaza” with Michel Chossudovsky discussing Israel’s broader military-intelligence plan, “Operation Justified Vengeance” (Ariel Sharon 2001) of which “Operation Cast Lead” is part; the assassination of Yaser Arafat; the humanitarian crisis; strategic gas reserves offshore from Gaza; and Israel’s energy transport corridor along the coast of the eastern Mediterranean.  Encore broadcast to mark the one-year anniversary of the attack on the Gaza strip.
This program was originally broadcast on Jan 14, 2009.

Weekly Report: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

This report on Israeli human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) coincides with the 9th anniversary of the al-Aqsa Intifada, which erupted following the former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s provocative visit to the al-Aqsa Mosque (the Holy Sanctuary) in occupied Jerusalem. Continue reading

Red Cross issues harrowing report on situation in Gaza

A report from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), “Gaza: 1.5 million people trapped in despair,” paints a harrowing picture of a humanitarian catastrophe. Continue reading

MSM: How Israel brought Gaza to the brink of humanitarian catastrophe

Oxford professor of international relations Avi Shlaim served in the Israeli army and has never questioned the state’s legitimacy. But its merciless assault on Gaza has led him to devastating conclusions Continue reading

Squad run by Dick Cheney assassinated Benazir: Hersh

A special death squad assassinated Pakistans former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on the orders of former US vice-president Dick Cheney, claims an American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh. Continue reading

Video: Jesse Ventura on Larry King Live – May 11, 2009

Jesse Ventura: I would prosecute every person who was involved in that torture. I would prosecute the people that did it, I would prosecute the people that ordered it, because torture is against the law.” Continue reading

Holocaust Denied

“When the truth is replaced by silence,” the Soviet dissident Yevgeny Yevtushenko said, “the silence is a lie.” It may appear the silence is broken on Gaza. The cocoons of murdered children, wrapped in green, together with boxes containing their dismembered parents and the cries of grief and rage of everyone in that death camp by the sea, can be viewed on al-Jazeera and YouTube, even glimpsed on the BBC. But Russia’s incorrigible poet was not referring to the ephemeral we call news; he was asking why those who knew the why never spoke it and so denied it. Among the Anglo-American intelligentsia, this is especially striking. It is they who hold the keys to the great storehouses of knowledge: the historiographies and archives that lead us to the why. Continue reading