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Israel embassy scandal sign of panic, as much as influence

Revelations about the activities of an Israeli embassy staff member have been headline news in the British media over the last few days. There might be more to come – the Al Jazeera Investigations programme on which the stories have been based is aired over four nights starting Wednesday. 939 more words

Articles

Israeli Plot To "Take Down" Tory Minister Makes UK Headlines

An Israeli Embassy official in the UK, Shai Masot, has been captured on undercover film talking about “taking down” the Deputy Foreign Secretary, Sir Alan Duncan, because he is “doing a lot of problems”. 432 more words

Government

Selection of the Next DNC Chairperson: Making the Right Decision for Shameful Reasons

The selection of the next chairperson of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has enormous implications for the future of the party. There is currently a strong movement within the party to select Rep. 584 more words

Politics

Trump Taps Hardliner to Be U.S. Ambassador to Israel

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be the next U.S. ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, promises a complete change of tack in U.S.-Israeli relations. Friedman’s selection has thrilled Israeli right-wingers — who welcome his unforgiving stance on contentious issues like settlements — but has worried more moderate Israelis and some U.S.-based advocacy organizations. 676 more words

The Cable

WAPO Admits Blacklist Story Was Fake News After Being Threatened With Lawsuit

One of the most sinister aspects of the Hillary Clinton campaign has been the rise of a new McCarthyism when it comes to trying to silence critics with accusations of being agents of Vladimir Putin. 975 more words

Neocon Media

Millions of Brits back boycott, finds poll commissioned by Israel lobby group

Millions of British adults boycott Israeli goods, according to a poll commissioned by Israel lobby group BICOM and carried out by Populus.

The survey suggests that despite efforts by pro-Israel groups and British government ministers to smear, and undermine the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, support for boycott remains largely unchanged. 905 more words

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Ms. Weir Goes to Washington

(On CounterPunch September 9, 2016, 6900 words, and below; 13,000 word version here)

The scurrilous attack in summer, 2015 on Alison Weir and If Americans Knew by Jewish Voice for Peace and US Campaign to End the Occupation, has threatened Weir and her audiences with violence. 7,150 more words

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