Israeli Deputy Speaker Calls For Concentration Camps In Gaza, Sending Palestinians To Other Countries

By: Tuesday August 5, 2014 5:45 am

Writers for The Times of Israel are not the only ones looking to obliterate the Palestinians in Gaza. Moshe Feiglin, the Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, has said it is time for Israel to take all of Gaza, destroy Hamas and all of their supporters, and send the Palestinians to concentration camps on the [...]

US Condemns Israel Bombing School, Netanyahu Tells Kerry To Never Second Guess Him Again

By: Monday August 4, 2014 5:38 am

Airstrikes in #Gaza hit seventh UN school sheltering civilians: — VICE News (@vicenews) August 3, 2014 Better late than never? After weeks of defending Israel’s strikes on Palestinian civilians in Gaza as necessary and appropriate, the US State Department finally issued a statement condemning one of Israel’s attacks. The State Department labeled Israel’s [...]

81 Palestinians Dead From Israeli Strikes On Gaza

By: Thursday July 10, 2014 5:32 am

In the aftermath of Israelis being caught burning alive an innocent Palestinian teenager -in retaliation for the deaths of three Israelis- and the subsequent beating an American citizen, a major military campaign has been launched on the people of Gaza. So far the bombing has killed 81 Palestinians, including 22 children according to the Gaza Health [...]

Israel Forms Snap Unity Government

By: Tuesday May 8, 2012 7:39 am

In an unexpected development, Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled early elections in Israel, instead forming a unity government with Kadima, the center-right rival recently taken over by Shaul Mofaz. The elections, which would have taken place in September, will now get delayed a year. Under the agreement, Kadima will join Netanyahu’s government and commit to supporting [...]

Obama to War Hypemongers: “Explain the Consequences”

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 11:48 am

The President’s press conference wrapped up, and the focus was mostly on Iran, to the exclusion of even a single question about Eric Holder’s asserted right to kill American citizens without a trial. I still think that the President ran the risk of walking into a cul-de-sac by asserting that the Administration didn’t have a [...]

The Nuclear Duck: Netanyahu Ramps Up War Rhetoric At AIPAC

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 6:59 am

For those thinking that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would say one thing in public and another in private while in the White House, you can probably put that to rest. For reports are leaking out about that White House meeting, and the best that can be said about it is that Netanyahu hasn’t put [...]

Netanyahu: “Israel remains the master of its fate”

By: Monday March 5, 2012 1:35 pm

A day after speaking at the AIPAC conference, President Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. The telegraphed message from the President for this meeting was to tell Netanyahu that he has a friend in the United States, that sanctions should be given time to work, and that Israel should not seek a [...]

Obama’s AIPAC Speech, “Loose Talk of War,” and Sanctions

By: Monday March 5, 2012 7:01 am

President Obama had a somewhat contradictory message for the AIPAC conference on Sunday, an outgrowth of his typical play for a middle course in any and all things. On the one hand, he decried “loose talk of war”: Moving forward, I would ask that we all remember the weightiness of these issues; the stakes involved [...]

Israel Blames Iran for Attacks on Embassy Workers in India, Georgia

By: Monday February 13, 2012 8:15 am

Car bomb attacks on workers at two Israeli embassies in India and Georgia could help provide a pretext for a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Israel immediately blamed Iran and Hezbollah for the attacks, which occurred overnight. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. But if the Israeli accusations are verified they would represent [...]

Defense Minister: Israel “Far Off” from Any Military Action on Iran

By: Thursday January 19, 2012 9:35 am

Ehud Barak, the Israeli defense minister, said today that Israel was “very far off” from any attack on Iran. More important, Israeli intelligence indicates that they have not yet determined that Iran has decided even to build a nuclear weapon. These are things you don’t hear much in the US press, so let’s run the [...]

Neocons Demand Obama Retract Factual Statement About Benjamin Netanyahu

By: Tuesday November 8, 2011 1:34 pm

Well, you knew this was coming. Right-wingers and neocons were going to go ballistic that Barack Obama did not properly rush to defend the honor of Benjamin Netanyahu, a man who has gone out of his way to insult Obama at virtually every opportunity. The story goes that in front of an open mike at [...]

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