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Schanzer see shades of '67 Six Day War: "Russia’s allies are again provoking the Israelis, who may ultimately see little choice but to strike first"

Russia Risks a Showdown with Israel over Hezbollah in Syria
by Jonathan Schanzer
April 29, 2017

…The Israelis have warned repeatedly that the next war with Hezbollah could be one in which Israel will seek nothing less than total defeat and ousting of Hezbollah from Lebanon. 76 more words

Israel & Middle East

Israel Ignores Putin’s Warning

By Darius Shahtahmasebi of TheAntiMedia.org

According to Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations, Russia has reportedly sent a clear warning to the Israeli government that they will no longer have freedom to act in Syrian skies. 528 more words

Silent Empire

Ya think? "The UN Human Rights Council has an inherent anti-Israel bias, writes Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the United States"

Why the U.S. Should Withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council
by Michael Oren
March 10, 2017

Would the U.S. remain a member of an organization that condemned it for human rights abuses more frequently than it did Syria, North Korea, and Iran? 98 more words

Israel & Middle East

Like Saudi Arabia, Israel Has a Soft Spot for Sunni Extremism

In the War on Terror, Israel’s Government is Not a Reliable Friend of the American People—But Neither is Our Own

By Brian P. McGlinchey

Thanks to last summer’s release of  1,415 more words

Newshour: Security Council

this afternoon (saturday 24th), 2.07-2.14pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.32pm)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

“The Israeli government is still seething …”

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BDS is not the only tactic against Israeli occupation, but it is working

This week, the BDS National Committee (BNC) published a round-up of campaigning for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel during 2016, including a summary of “the most significant indicators of direct and indirect BDS impact in various fields”. 965 more words


Playing Identity Politics: Israel’s Targeting of Palestinian Christians

Around one fifth of the population of the Jewish state of Israel is not actually Jewish. Most of these around two million people are the descendants of the Palestinians who remained after the 1947-1949 ethnic cleansing that resulted in the founding of Israel. 960 more words