Tag Archives: Iran
Uri Avnery explains how, according to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, two Israeli generals, hitherto thought to be characterless cronies of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, aborted their master’s plan to attack Iran.
Lawrence Davidson says the fact that Jews in the United States are divided over the Iran nuclear deal undermines the myth that all Jews are united behind and synonymous with Zionist Israel.
Uri Avnery examines Binyamin Netanyahu’s blunders – his fumbling with Iran’s non-existent nuclear bomb, his attempts to play off Hamas against the Palestinian mainstream – and concludes that the man is a fool.
Lawrence Davidson examines the mind-dumbing effect of noise, from the near-mindless chatter of modern city restaurants to the media’s regurgitation of the Republican-Zionist propaganda about the Iran nuclear deal.
Uri Avnery reflects on the pathetic state of Israeli politics, where the utterances of Binyamin Netanyahu, the stooge of an American casino mogul, go unchallenged as if they were the words of God.
Alan Hart says Israeli Premier Netanyahu would be deluded to assume that a Republican successor to Obama would abrogate the Iran nuclear deal, but warns against underestimating what a desperate Netanyahu might do.
Lawrence Davidson says the US’s interests in the Middle East have diverged from Israel’s, with Washington prioritising the jihadist threat while Israel and Saudi Arabia see the jihadists as allies against Iran.
Uri Avnery debunks Israel’s fear-mongering regarding Iran’s supposed nuclear threat, and argues that the opportunity for peace with the Arab world and Iran is there if Israel wishes to take it.