Monthly Archives: July 2007

Anthology of bigotry

The Israeli state is trying desperately to foreclose all exceptions to its unequivocally racist land laws, writes Jonathan Cook in Nazareth   Israel’s parliament last week approved by an overwhelming majority the first reading of a bill to ensure that … Continue reading

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Rapture Ready: The Unauthorized Christians United for Israel Tour

On July 16, I attended Christians United for Israel’s annual Washington-Israel Summit. Founded by San Antonio-based megachurch pastor John Hagee, CUFI has added the grassroots muscle of the Christian right to the already potent Israel lobby. Hagee and his minions … Continue reading

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How Truth Slips Down the Memory Hole

by John Pilger One of the leaders of demonstrations in Gaza calling for the release of the BBC reporter Alan Johnston was a Palestinian news cameraman, Imad Ghanem. On 5 July, he was shot by Israeli soldiers as he filmed … Continue reading

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Report: Libby a long-time Israeli intelligence agent

Irving Lewis "Scooter" Libby (Leibowitz) has been a long-serving intelligence agent for Israel’s Mossad, according to a veteran CIA "official cover" officer who spoke to the Wayne Madsen Report on deep background. The CIA’s Clandestine Service has, over the years, … Continue reading

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Should we consider a boycott of Israeli academic institutions? Yes

Tom Hickey, chair of the University and Colleges Union Faculty of Arts and Architecture, University of Brighton, Brighton BN2 1RA T.Hickey@bton.ac.uk Tony Blair’s appointment as Middle East peace envoy is intended to invigorate the peace process. Tom Hickey thinks boycotting … Continue reading

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Husband tells of wife’s struggle at Rafah passage

For every person stranded at the Rafah Crossing there is a story. Every one of them must be heard by the world…. their suffering cannot be ignored. Here is one that was published on Uruknet… you must read it… The … Continue reading

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Economist tallies swelling cost of Israel to US

By David R. Francis | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Since 1973, Israel has cost the United States about $1.6 trillion. If divided by today’s population, that is more than $5,700 per person. This is an estimate by … Continue reading

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