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Is the Third Palestinian Intifada Here? Some Thoughts on Israel-Palestine

I’ve received some Facebook messages in recent days asking what I think about what’s happening right now in Israel and Palestine. I thought I’d offer a short response as I sit here in a cafe in Cape Town. 658 more words


Neutron Bomb - (Nuclear) bunker buster back in May 2015

An American, mini Nuclear, bomb used by Israel on a non nuclear country, Yemen?

United Nations – complicit by its silence and ineptitude.

Video Source: ZIG ZAG


Did Israel just use new Bunker Buster to bomb Iranian Missile Base in Yemen?

April 25, 2015

Editor’s Note…One of the Internet’s best independent analysts, Thomas Wictor, who specializes in Open Source Battle damage assessment, believes this may be the case: The Israelis and\or their Saudi allies have managed to come up with a roughly comparable substitute to the American MOAB Bunker Buster and have managed to convert a Boeing 707 tanker to a weaponized platform to carry such bombs. 490 more words


Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel

ZEINA KARAM and KARIN LAUB The Associated Press Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel

5:24 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

UNITED NATIONS — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told world leaders Wednesday that he is no longer bound by agreements that have defined relations with Israel for the past two decades and are meant to form the basis for a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict.  1,100 more words

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Palestinian Flag Raised at UN

30 September  2015

The Palestinian flag flew outside the United Nations headquarters in New York for the first time on Wednesday, a symbolic gesture approved by a UN General Assembly vote last month despite opposition from both the US and Israel.

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Displacement: From the Hebrides to the Middle East and back

The reasons behind the plot and settings of my second novel

When I wrote Displacement, I wanted to explore what knocks people’s lives off course, what pushes them out of their normal place and space. 1,504 more words

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