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Philip Weiss is a longtime writer and journalist in New York. He co-edits a website on Israel/Palestine, Mondoweiss.net, which he founded in order to foster the movement for greater fairness and justice for Palestinians in American foreign policy. He is currently working on a novel about the US in Australia during WW2.

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Hillary Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Tuesday, May 10, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Calling Israel a "modern day miracle" and "vibrant bloom in desert," Clinton says BDS is anti-Semitic Clinton has repeatedly affirmed her opposition to BDS on the campaign trail, lately in a speech to AIPAC that also characterized BDS as a form of anti-Semitism. (Our view is that this is absurd and wrong.) Last summer she promised megadonor Haim Saban that she would work with Republicans to fight BDS. Obviously, donors play an important role on this question. Hillary Clinton needs Jewish pro-Israel money.

Hillary Clinton Wednesday, May 4, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
If it had been up to Hillary Clinton, there would be no Iran Deal Clinton sided with Netanyahu over Obama, in seeking new sanctions on Iran just as Kerry was undertaking the deal with the new president. How much of Clinton's policymaking is "swayed by" Netanyahu." And what other good stories about Clinton's visionless foreign policy is the New York Times sitting on?

NY Brooklyn Democratic Debate Friday, April 15, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sanders slams Clinton for ignoring Palestinian needs and thinking Netanyahu is "right all the time" It's finally happened: the issue of Palestinian human rights came up in the Democratic debate on national television, and Bernie Sanders repeatedly criticized Hillary Clinton -- for siding with Israel singlehandedly, for her support of Benjamin Netanyahu and her indifference to the plight of Palestinians.

Image created from image crediting Wednesday, April 13, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Imitating a candidate, Ryan goes to Israel and calls BDS an anti-Semitic "shenanigan" Paul Ryan: "First stop, our greatest ally in the region. With Israel, we have shared values and also face mutual security threats. I'm proud that my first foreign visit as speaker was to Israel. Our historic alliance is more important now than ever before."

Hillary Clinton addresses AIPAC lobby annual meeting Saturday, April 2, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
As NY primary approaches, Clinton and Sanders separate, somewhat, on Israel As attention turns to the NY primary, the Democratic candidates are beginning to separate on the Israel issue. Let's hope that their very real differences on the Palestinian question become politicized over the next three weeks, and voters are urged to choose between reflexive Israel support (Clinton) and criticism of the occupation (Sanders).

Image created from image crediting Sunday, February 14, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Kissinger friendship: Clinton called "Henry" to intercede with "Bibi" If her friendship with Henry Kissinger is an issue for the Democratic base -- and it is -- Clinton's Israel friendships ought to be just as worrisome. President Obama hired Clinton as Secretary of State in the first place by way of the Israel lobby, and because of her street cred with the Israel lobby.

Marco Rubio Friday, February 12, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Rubio may be a robot -- but he's the neoconservatives' robot A real discussion of Rubio's fall ought to entail some meditation of that rise. Why was a man of such limited political seasoning heralded as a plausible establishment presidential candidate? One reason only, because Rubio had the support of the rightwing Israel lobby.

Benjamin Netanyahu greets former New York mayor and US billionaire Michael Bloomberg who flew to Israel during an FAA ba Tuesday, January 26, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Michael Bloomberg has been a fervent supporter of Israel, to a point The latest surprise in a presidential race full of surprises is the news that Michael Bloomberg is considering a third-party run if it appears that non-establishment candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz or Bernie Sanders might actually capture his respective party's nomination. Bloomberg could become America's first Jewish president.

Image created from image crediting Saturday, January 23, 2016 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Clinton baits Sanders over "destruction of Israel" The Israel question has become an explicit issue in the Democratic battle between Clinton and Sanders, with a Clinton aide saying that Sanders's idea to normalize Iran is naive about a country that "seeks the destruction of Israel."

President Obama Friday, January 1, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama wiretapped a cunning and dishonest foreign leader, for the sake of world peace Netanyahu had come to this country without the invitation of the president, in fact defying the president, and addressed both houses of Congress to oppose the president. This was an unprecedented step by an unprincipled, politically cunning, desperate man. For world peace, President Obama had to know what this wily, dishonest man was doing to sink the deal.

Neera Tanden fetes Benjamin Netanyahu in November at the Center for American Progress Monday, December 14, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How long can Democrats denounce Trump and embrace Netanyahu? Neera Tanden's Democratic Party is also owned on a key foreign policy question by a Jim Crow faction, the Israel lobby, but the Party's own liberal base is rebelling against that ownership. The Democratic base wants Palestinians and Muslims to have basic civil rights in Israel and Palestine; and it is becoming restless inside the party, and our country too.

The Belfer Center hosted Secretary of State John Kerry for a conversation about Iran, Russia, Syria, and the world on Oc Monday, December 7, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Elliott Abrams wants John Kerry to STFU about Palestine Kerry's first recent offense came in October, when he linked extremist violence to Israeli settlement building. In this appearance at Harvard on October 13, you will see that he went directly from the greatest challenge of our generation being international terrorism, to the need for Palestinian statehood.

Neera Tanden Thursday, November 12, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The titter-tape charade Tanden's behavior might be excused if it were a cub reporter interviewing a foreign leader; but Tanden is leading one of America's most important progressive think tanks, with a $38-million dollar budget. She has an important position in an organization that has real impact on the policies of the world's military super-power. And progressives need stronger figures to represent us.

Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday, October 29, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Netanyahu's having a better week in the Democratic Party than Hillary Clinton! Benjamin Netanyahu is back in the saddle again! When he comes to Washington next month, the Israeli Prime Minister will get a prize from the neoconservative thinktank, the American Enterprise Institute, and also -- shockingly -- be welcomed by the Democratic Party think tank, the Center for American Progress, which has close connections to Hillary Clinton.

Sheldon Adelson -  buying the White House? Wednesday, October 14, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Adelson will mold Rubio into "perfect little puppet" Politico reported that Sheldon Adelson is warming up to Senator Marco Rubio as his best hope for influencing the presidency as he did with George W. Bush. No endorsement yet, but the two get along very well. The piece says that Rubio calls Adelson several times a month to pick his brain (!)...

Marco Rubio Tuesday, October 13, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Courting Adelson and Netanyahu and reviving "new American century," Rubio positions himself as neocon favorite Marco Rubio has emerged as the last best hope of the neoconservative restoration. In recent days, Rubio has been courting Sheldon Adelson, who wants to nuke Iran, while Rubio's outside spending group, which tried to kill the Iran deal by promoting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, has undertaken a big ad buy in Iowa.

John Cornyn Saturday, September 12, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iran Deal aftermath brings warnings of donor backlash against Dems It's time for the press to get honest and specific about how much Jewish money is in the political process. From Sheldon Adelson to Haim Saban to Norman Braman to Bernard Marcus, this seems to be the prize, and Republicans seem to believe it's in play. These are ardent supporters of Israel who are voting with their wallets.

Image created from image crediting Tuesday, September 1, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
You'd think Wasserman Schultz would lose DNC job for bucking Obama on Iran Deal Wasserman Schultz isn't concerned for her own district but the strength of the party nationally. Her stance also helps explain why NY Senator Chuck Schumer came out against the deal: because he wants to raise money to help Democratic Senatorial candidates next fall, so that they will then vote to put him in as party leader.

Jewish settlements Monday, August 31, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
U.S. is even more implicated in Israeli settlement project than we thought The Israeli colonies are an American problem in a whole new way. Nearly one out of six settlers in the West Bank is an American. Haaretz broke the story. the settlement movement is funded not just by the Israeli government but tax-deductible donations from American Zionists. An issue the US media has refused to deal with.

Danon on Palestinian state, in J Street graphic Saturday, August 15, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
In latest thrust at Obama, Netanyahu names UN ambassador who trashed him and said Palestinians can have "Facebook state" In the midst of his battle with President Obama over the Iran Deal, Israel's prime minister announced today that he will appoint as the country's next ambassador to the U.N. a far-right politician who has been outspoken against Obama and who wants to annex the West Bank.

President Obama Wednesday, August 12, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
President Obama wants us to argue about the special relationship There is actual ideological diversity inside the Jewish community, but many leading Jews do not want to discuss this openly. Some because they ardently believe that Zionism is the Jewish religion today. Others fear that by opening up this conversation, it will crack the American support system that Israel has always depended upon.

Image created from image crediting Thursday, August 6, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama tells Americans it is "abrogation of my constitutional duty" to defer to Israel on Iran Deal Israel is the only country in the world that is against this deal, he said. Europe and the Security Council are behind it all the way. And while Benjamin Netanyahu is completely "sincere" in his opposition, Obama said, "As president of the United States, it would be an abrogation of my constitutional duty" to defer to Israel's wishes on this matter.

President Barack Obama talks with Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, Colin Kahl, National Security Saturday, July 18, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Nine reasons Obama is going to win on Iran. The first: Netanyahu In the last 24 hours, it has become clear that President Obama is going to win his Iran deal inside the American government, maybe overwhelmingly; that the Congress is going to fail to veto it by a large margin. And that the fence-sitters will fall into line with the president.

Image created from image crediting Tuesday, July 7, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Hillary Clinton promises megadonor she will work with Republicans -- to oppose BDS Clinton says that the Palestinians cannot unilaterally declare a state, and no one can impose a solution on Israel. She brags on her record as a U.S. senator and secretary of state, saying she opposed "dozens of anti-Israel resolutions at the UN." She writes that she supported Israel after the "biased" Goldstone Report.

Image created from image crediting Thursday, June 11, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Schumer says Jewish and American interests on Iran deal differ but he has "to do what's right for U.S." NY Senator Charles Schumer told a New York Jewish audience a week ago that the U.S. and Israel have very different interests re a possible Iran deal and as a senator representing Americans, he may determine that the deal is in his country's best interest. In a remarkably frank discussion of dual loyalty, he said his concern for Israel comes second.

Palestinian children in Gaza Tuesday, June 2, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
New York Times cites Palestinians as "demographic" threat the "demographic threat" argument for preserving Israel is widely considered racist. The argument is that Israel must take pains to establish a Palestinian state alongside it because otherwise Jews will cease to be a majority in the lands under their dominion, and therefore the Jewish character of the state will be at risk.

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker Thursday, April 16, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama got Senate to reject "two of Netanyahu's demands" on Iran (but the "NYT" won't touch that angle) Polls show that by 2-1 Americans support a deal with Iran and oppose the Congress's inserting itself into negotiations. And when you consider that Israeli PM Netanyahu's speech to Congress in March was supposed to result in legislation hamstringing the deal, we have already stopped the opposition at key moments.

Image created from image crediting Tuesday, April 14, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Does Schumer have any idea how angry his constituents will be if he torpedoes his president on Iran? Senator Chuck Schumer has indicated that he is going to side with Republicans on the Iran deal rather than the Obama administration, because he is a "sincere and committed Israel hawk" (as his former intern Matt Yglesias says). Both the White House and State Department are trying to mollify the powerful senator to keep him from voting against the historic agreement in the end.

Jodi Rudoren Friday, March 27, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
I want my country back John Mearsheimer once said that the fight against pro-Israel ideologues was "mortal combat," and I take his point. I call on others with any spine to decry the influence of the lobby in our politics, to challenge anyone who is serving Israel's aims against the president. I want my country back.

Josh Earnest Friday, February 20, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
White House suggests Israel is lying about Iran talks -- as Obama officials shun Netanyahu It turns out from the State Department briefing that no one is going to be around to meet Netanyahu when he comes to town to give his March 3 speech. The president won't meet him. The VP won't meet him. And now the Secretary of State will be out of town.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday, February 11, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dear Mr. Netanyahu, please don't cancel your speech If the speech takes place, and the lobby loses the blind support of progressive Democrats, the American people will get to debate Israel policy and maybe even speak critically about all the stuff that Israel is doing, like massacring Palestinians in Gaza and building colonies on Palestinian land. Right now those issues are not discussed openly in the U.S. power structure and leading media.

Image created from image crediting Friday, February 6, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chair of Democratic National Committee opposes Jewish intermarriage and MSNBC showing Gaza carnage Wasserman Schultz wants Jews not to assimilate but strengthen Jewish institutions -- which support Israel no matter what, ethno-centric actions that foster rage toward Jews for being contemptuous of Palestinian human rights.

Bill Kristol Monday, January 26, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"NYT" and Matthews warn that Netanyahu speech to Congress could lead US to war The plans by the Israeli Prime Minister to address both Houses of Congress in March in order to rebut the President's call for negotiations with Iran is finally drawing the outrage it deserves. It was condemned in the last day by The New York Times, leading pundits, liberal Zionist organizations, and implicitly, in the Israeli press.

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu's Speech to Congress, May 24, 2011 Wednesday, January 21, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Congress invites Netanyahu to rebut Obama on Iran, and White House slams "breach of protocol" Boehner's actual invitation sent out this morning says Netanyahu is being invited by the "bipartisan leadership" of the Senate and House. Says Scott McConnell of Netanyahu's visit to Congress: "The only question will be how many standing ovations will he receive? I think he had 29 last time around. Should we set up a betting pool on it?"

Fatou Bensouda Monday, January 19, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US calls ICC decision to investigate Gaza "tragic irony" The U.S. government deplored the decision as a "tragic irony" in a statement last night. Palestine is not a state and Israel should not be investigated because it has a right to defend itself from thousands of rockets, the State Department's Jeff Rathke said.

Gov. Mike Pence meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the first day of the Indiana leader's trade trip Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Desperate" Senator Graham promises "violent backlash" by Congress if Palestinians go to UN Senator Lindsey Graham told the Israeli Prime Minister he had rushed to Israel in "the most desperate way" then twice used the word "violent" to characterize Congress' response to a Palestinian statehood initiative at the UN Security Council. Netanyahu railed against a "diktat" from the UN Security Council on the peace process. If the international community does not reject the Palestinian proposal, we will, he promised.

Image created from image crediting Friday, December 26, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Next U.S. elections threaten Israel's "total isolation" -- and the Israeli public is worried Last summer an Obama foreign policy aide, Philip Gordon, shocked Israel supporters by warning that Israel faces a "tsunami" of international pressure if it fails to participate in the peace process. Now that warning seems to be coming true. I have to believe that Gaza plays a role in Israel's wariness. If you listen to international opinion and end the blockade of Cuba, why not end the siege of Gaza too?

Leon Wieseltier, Literary Editor of the New Republic. Sunday, December 7, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chris Hughes brings down the curtain on neoconservative New Republic The New Republic had been supported by one neocon after another, from Michael Steinhardt to Bruce Kovner to Roger Hertog. For years, the magazine helped impose its litmus test within the mainstream media: You must be a Zionist to write about the conflict; and if you're not, then keep your mouth shut.

New York Times headquarters. Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Like an unrequited lover, "NYT" confesses itself heartbroken over Israel's (latest) betrayal of democracy As for mild criticism from the State Department? "[W]e would expect [Israel] to continue Israel's commitment to democratic principles." The Israeli right wing is biting back, hard, saying Bug out! Of course, Israel interferes in our politics all the time, with the complicity of the New York Times. But raise a voice in displeasure, and they let you have it.

Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday, November 19, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
For Obama officials, synagogue attack is "pure terror" -- and not a word about attacks on Palestinians Palestinians all over East Jerusalem are subject to unrelenting occupation and persecution. But for American officials, the terror killings of four Jewish men in a West Jerusalem synagogue today is the one and only story. "Pure terror," as our secretary of state puts it. President Obama condemned the killings with not a word about the Palestinian experience

Image created from image crediting Wednesday, October 15, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
British Parliament sends a message to Obama: the people see Israel as a "bully" Yesterday the British Parliament voted overwhelmingly (274-12) to recognize a Palestinian state, and if you listened to the debate, one theme above all else explains the crushing victory: The British public has been horrified by Gaza and its opinion of Israel has shifted.

President Obama with PM Netanyahu Thursday, October 9, 2014 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It Looks Like Obama is Checking out on Israel Is Obama walking away from Israel? Is he sick of the never-ending narrative of occupation/brutality/and security concerns that the Israelis dump in his lap and just going through the motions till his administration ends, or the midterms are over? A few recent items suggest this may be the case.

George Galloway Attacked in the Street over Israel Remarks Wednesday, September 3, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
British George Galloway is beaten by man in Israeli army t-shirt, and the chattering classes are silent The outspoken British member of Parliament George Galloway was set upon in London on Friday afternoon by a supporter of Israel evidently enraged by Galloway's sharp criticisms of the country.

Propaganda from Netanyahu on ISIS Friday, August 22, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Democratic Party leader echoes Netanyahu's new theme: Hamas equals ISIS A few weeks after the Israeli prime minister accused Hamas of piling up "telegenically-dead Palestinians for their cause," Benjamin Netanyahu has found a telegenically-dead victim for his propaganda purposes: James Foley, the brave American journalist killed by ISIS in Syria. Netanyahu is using Foley's gruesome beheading to equate ISIS and all its horrors to...Hamas.

Netanyahu lecturing Obama in 2011 Sunday, August 3, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Israel calls Obama's tune This is tragic and embarrassing. Israel is calling the tune for the Obama administration on Gaza. In the last 24 hours since the alleged capture of an Israeli soldier by Palestinian militants, the Obama administration is now laying all blame on Hamas for Israel's slaughter of over 1300 Palestinians in Gaza. What other nations are calling a massacre and genocide -- our government is calling the Palestinians' own fault.

Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Video: If you voted for Hamas, Israel has a right to kill you, says president of NY Board of Rabbis There was a pro-Israel rally of 10,000 people in New York yesterday, a half block from the United Nations, and Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner, the president of the NY Board of Rabbis, suggested that Palestinians who voted for Hamas are combatants who deserve to be targeted by Israel. He said that the Israeli army is "the most moral army in the history of civilization."

Bill Kristol Friday, July 25, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Gaza massacre is generating ideological crisis in American Zionists Jews are the ballgame; but forget about the wise son / wicked son crap. Jews of conscience must organize with one foot inside the Jewish community and one foot outside it. That is the only way to move the Jewish establishment, and America.

Robert Kagan Monday, June 30, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Can a neocon change his spots (and come back as a liberal interventionist for Hillary Clinton)? The neoconservatives are on the run. The latest upheaval in Iraq has further discredited them for destabilizing the country in the first place; and they are being called out in the mainstream media. But the neoconservatives' partners in crime have gone largely blameless: American liberal interventionists and the Israeli right. When will they come in for criticism?

US soldier held in Afghanistan released Thursday, June 5, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Chris Matthews channels his inner Bill Kristol One unfortunate outcome of the controversy over the release of Bowe Bergdahl, the US army sergeant held by the Taliban for nearly five years, is the exposure of Chris Matthews's neoconservative streak. On Hardball for the last two nights, Matthews has championed the war in Afghanistan as an ongoing US war against an intolerant Taliban.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
CNN airs evidence Israelis used live bullets on Palestinian protesters Could Israel's horrific killings of two Palestinian youths during a demonstration a week ago become a diplomatic incident? The State Department continues to demand an investigation of the killings, though expressing respect for Israel's "moral code." The U.N. also wants an investigation. But Israel's Foreign Minister tells the U.S. to bug out, accusing the country of "hypocrisy."

Chris Christie at May 18 gala Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Courting powerful Jewish donors," Christie calls for aggressive foreign policy Last week Hillary Clinton sucked up to the Israel lobby in a speech questioning President Obama's strength vis-a-vis Iran, and yesterday Chris Christie sucked up to donors Sheldon Adelson and Michael Steinhardt with his own foreign policy speech delivered at the "Champions of Jewish Values Awards" gala in NY.

Friday, May 16, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"NYT" publishes unvarnished ADL propaganda: 93% of Palestinians are anti-Semites The ADL is serving its pro-Israel interest here. The Israel lobby theory, for instance, is a theory of outsize conservative Jewish influence. Many Israel lobbyists insist on loyalty to Israel: for instance Sheldon Adelson saying he wishes he had served in the Israeli army not the American one, or the late Myra Kraft saying her sons could fight for Israel not the U.S.

Friday, May 9, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Washington Post" runs long article on Adelson's political activities without mentioning Israel Mainstream reporters love to talk about Sheldon Adelson's interest in gambling legislation as the motivation for his political giving -- and leave out the Israel angle. NPR did it a month ago. Not a word about Israel. The Washington Post's Tom Hamburger did it yesterday.

Mustafa Barghouthi Thursday, May 1, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It is "full-fledged apartheid" now but Americans can use a familiar term, "segregation" -- Mustafa Barghouthi John Kerry's use of the word "apartheid" before the Trilateral Commission last Friday and the brouhaha it has caused is spurring a debate we've never had in this country about Palestinian conditions. It's not that enlightened a debate in the mainstream. But at least it's beginning.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama's European message -- self-determination, equality, dignity -- is null and void in Palestine Obama said, "Those voices for human dignity and opportunity and individual rights and rule of law -- those voices ultimately will triumph ... because these ideals that we affirm are true; these ideals are universal." But the nonviolent resistance movement in Palestine is opposed by an occupying army that the U.S. supports with billions every year.

File photo Hillary Clinton Wednesday, February 5, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"NYT" highlights AIPAC's first failure in 30 years, as de Blasio and Hillary jump on Iran bandwagon Money explains Wasserman Schultz's silence (she's chair of the Democratic National Commitee) and Hillary Clinton's fence-sitting, and an incident Landler also cites: Bill de Blasio humiliating himself to AIPAC on January 23. But The Times mentions the long list of Jews, including many liberal Zionists, who published a letter rebuking de Blasio and saying AIPAC doesn't speak for them.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Olmert is a "patriot," Adelson tells an American audience Anti-Zionists long contended that a problem with Zionism is that it creates dual loyalty, and suspicions about Jews in the countries where they are citizens, because of its definition of a "Jewish people" that transcends borders. Adelson gave Romney's presidential campaign $30 million last year, and millions to Newt Gingrich. What did he want from them?

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Jeff Toobin says he trusts State Dept officials more than Manning on what to make public I want to reach out to Bradley Manning and thank him for his strength of character and lonely courage during a long ordeal. But it's been a bloodbath for Manning in the mainstream media, with John Hockenberry of NPR lately describing him as a "disturbed" young man, after Bill Keller of the New York Times gave him permission, by saying that Manning is a "complicated young man" who suffered a "lot of personal unhappiness."

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Some Views Of Kerry's Announcement ("By George He Did It!" -- "Sovereignty Over Slivers") Mitchell Plitnick at Lobelog says this is warmed-over Oslo and he has doubts about the U.S. ability to apply pressure to make that work, especially given Palestinian mistrust of Oslo and the growing importance of the refugee issue.

Saturday, July 13, 2013 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Clinton and Israel -- the Marc Rich story Israeli president Shimon Peres was one of those pressing Clinton for the Rich pardon, and last month, Bill Clinton received $500,000 from an Israeli outfit for a speech on Shimon Peres's 90th birthday. It's really hard to say throughout these tales, where the Israeli interest ends and the American one begins. Does Hillary Clinton know?