Archive for January, 2020

Sealed Off and Forgotten: Israel’s ‘Firing Zones’

Article – Ramzy Baroud

A seemingly ordinary news story, published in the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, on January 7, shed light on a long-forgotten, yet crucial, subject: Israels so-called firing zones in the West Bank. Israel has impounded the only vehicle available … Read more »

Trillions in U.S. Military Spending Are Unaccounted For

Article – Eric Zuesse

Before documenting that many trillions of dollars in U.S. Government military spending have been and are unaccounted-for, and that by far the most corrupt U.S. federal Department is the Defense Department, it is important to document here, by … Read more »

How to Combat Israel’s Misuse of “Antisemitism”

Article – Ramzy Baroud

By Ramzy Baroud At a talk I delivered in Northern England in March 2018, I proposed that the best response to falsified accusations of antisemitism, which are often lobbed against pro-Palestinian communities and intellectuals everywhere, is to draw … Read more »

World Leaders Call on US To Resume Diplomacy With Iran

Article – Julia Conley

‘Stop Escalation’: World Leaders Call on Trump to End Warmongering and Resume Diplomacy With Iran Read more »

Justice at Last? ‘Panic’ in Israel as ICC Takes Step

Article – Ramzy Baroud

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Justice at Last? Panic in Israel as the ICC Takes Momentous Step in the Right Direction) Read more »

How Iran Can Checkmate Trump

Article – Eric Zuesse

On Sunday morning 5 January 2020, the great investigative journalist and geostrategist Bernhard Horstmann headlined Iraqi Parliament Expels Foreign Militaries From Iraq and he reported that not only the parliament but also the nations Prime Minister … Read more »

Soleimani & the Red Flag of Qom

Article – Paul Martin

Lieutenant-General Soleimani; leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Qods Force, was, as Soleimani himself expected, assassinated by United States drone or helicopter rockets on the morning of Friday 3rd January 2020, while leaving Baghdad … Read more »

“Violations Until Last Hour of the Year”

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva A report published by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor showed an escalation in violations by the Israeli authorities in Jerusalem in December 2019, approved by the highest Israeli political level, and with American support and international … Read more »

Avoidable Nuclear War

Article – Hugh Steadman

Barring nuclear accidents, the struggle for the USAs global dominance might come to an end without a nuclear war. Read more »

Who is Archbishop Atallah Hanna, and Why Israel Hates him

Article – Ramzy Baroud

They will run and not grow weary, is a quote from the Bible (Isaiah, 40:41) that adorns the homepage of Kairos Palestine . This important document, which parallels a similar initiative emanating from South Africa during the anti-apartheid struggle … Read more »

UN expert says ICC war crimes probe would be ‘momentous’

Press Release – UN Special Procedures – Human Rights

GENEVA (31 December 2019) A UN human rights expert has hailed the International Criminal Courts decision to consider a formal criminal investigation into allegations of war crimes in Palestine as a momentous step forward in the quest for accountability … Read more »