Tag Archives: USA

The Iran agreement and Israel’s claim to speak for the Jews 

US Jews on Iran deal 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.

Binyamin Netanyahu, the magician’s apprentice

Binyamin Netanyahu's Iran obsession 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.

Peace and the ideology of greed and division

Neo-liberal greed Graham Peebles argues that conflict and war, and the infrastructure servicing these – the military-industrial complex and the arms trade – are deeply ingrained in the currently dominant paradigm: neo-liberalism and market fundamentalism.

Donald Trump: the man and his followers

Donald Trump Lawrence Davidson explains how Donald Trump’s speech making abilities, willingness to play fast and loose with the facts and affinity for the crowd has struck a chord with America’s permanently disaffected citizens.

“Israel has not changed for the worse, it’s always been bad”

Israeli man shows his son how to fire a machine gun Alan Hart explains why only external pressure – as opposed to reason – can bring about a change in Israeli attitudes and policy, and pave the way for a just peace with the Palestinians.

Noise pollution and the Iran nuclear deal

Noise 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.

Israel, where a Las Vegas casino mogul’s stooge is God

Sheldon Adelson and Binyamin Netanyahu 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.

What, really, is Netanyahu’s game plan for America? 

Desperate Netanyahu 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.

What to do with militant or radical Islam?

Barbarous Muslims Magdi Abdelhadi points to the housework that Muslims must do before the ideology of Islamism can be defeated, and Alan Hart argues that Western governments must cut off the policy oxygen on which Islamism flourishes.

US citizen begs for his life and freedom from Israel

Yadidya - US citizen trapped in Israel Marianne Azizi writes: I met with