Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC Before Speech To Congress

By: Monday March 2, 2015 9:30 am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke today at AIPAC claiming the US-Israeli relationship has never been stronger. The speech comes before Netanyahu is set to give a speech tomorrow before the US Congress on a possible deal the US is working on with Iran regarding  nuclear weapons and sanctions. The speech has created controversy given [...]

Israel Targeting ICC Funding After Inquiry Opened Into Israeli War Crimes

By: Monday January 19, 2015 7:05 am

Israel is lobbying members of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to cut funding to the organization in response to the ICC opening an investigation into Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories related to Operation Protective Edge which took the lives of over 2,000 Palestinians most of which were civilians. Part of the operation involved [...]

Israel Moves to Become Formal Ethnocracy

By: Tuesday November 25, 2014 9:52 am

In a seemingly inevitable move the Israel government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has formally moved to restrict national rights in Israel to Jews alone. The law has passed the cabinet and if it passes parliament then the pretense of a pluralistic democracy is over – to be a true Israeli one must be Jewish, [...]

Saban And Adelson Discuss 2016 Election And Ensuring US Support For Israel

By: Monday November 10, 2014 7:53 am

Two billionaires – one aligned with the Democratic Party, one aligned with the Republican Party – had a surprisingly frank discussion Sunday before the Israeli-American Council. The billionaires, Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban, support different parties but both agree that the US must be closely aligned with Israel and feel President Obama has not done [...]

Leading US Jewish Publication Questions Netanyahu’s Grasp On Reality

By: Friday October 31, 2014 11:00 am

Haaretz Daily Cartoon – 30/10/14 http://t.co/ueOAVVKkc3 pic.twitter.com/xWXJ5OgQL6 — Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) October 30, 2014 The bitter back and forth between Israeli and US officials in the Obama Administration that spilled out into the open earlier this week has taken another twisted turn. After The Atlantic reported that a Senior Obama Administration official called Israeli Prime Minister [...]

Israeli Official Hits Back At US After “Chickenshit” Comment, Sweden Recognizes Palestine As State

By: Thursday October 30, 2014 5:48 am

Haaretz Daily Cartoon – 30/10/14 http://t.co/ueOAVVKkc3 pic.twitter.com/xWXJ5OgQL6 — Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) October 30, 2014 So much for cooler heads prevailing. In response to a story where an anonymous Obama Administration official called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “chickenshit”, an Israeli official has gone on the record to trash the United States under President Obama. Moshe Feiglin, [...]

Obama Administration Official Calls Netanyahu ‘Chickenshit’, Threat To Withdraw Cover At UN In Play

By: Wednesday October 29, 2014 8:09 am

According to Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, the US-Israeli relationship has entered a crisis period. The crisis is marked by distrust and disgust from both officials in the Obama Administration and Netanyahu government. One Obama Administration official reportedly characterized Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as a “chickenshit” leader who is obsessed with staying in power at [...]

AIPAC And Congressional Hawks Trying To Kill Iran Deal

By: Monday October 27, 2014 9:42 am

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and hawks in Congress are reportedly lobbying hard to blow up a deal between the US and Iran regarding Iran’s nuclear program. Partnering with hawks in Congress, AIPAC is urging lawmakers to kill the deal and start a new round of sanctions in light of not getting the [...]

President Of Israel Says Israel Is A ‘Sick Society’

By: Monday October 20, 2014 7:30 am

After this summer’s gruesome military campaign in Gaza few in the international community would claim Israel is not in need of some serious self-reflection. By the end of the slaughter even Israel’s most steadfast ally, the United States, was condemning Israel for its savage behavior against a trapped civilian population. The killing of innocents to [...]

Consequences Of Gaza Operation Felt In Israel With Suicides and Moves Away From Border

By: Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:42 am

Israeli Kibbutz communities reconsider life along Gaza border, some won't return after war. http://t.co/lmuBgbm7oa pic.twitter.com/BOTI3vN90f — Patrick Whalen (@whalenpj) October 1, 2014 This summer’s brutal assault on the people of Gaza by the Israeli government is still yielding casualties. While the operation itself cost 66 Israeli soldiers their lives, in the past month alone three [...]

Obama Tells UN General Assembly ‘The Cause Of Empire Leads To The Graveyard’

By: Wednesday September 24, 2014 9:29 am

In what may be one of the most well publicized acts of cognitive dissonance in history US President Barack Obama, leader of the most powerful empire in the world, told the United Nations General Assembly that “the cause of empire leads to the graveyard.” Not surprisingly, Obama was not talking about US foreign policy in [...]

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