Tag Archives: Ehud Barak

Eldad Yaniv’s Eretz Hadasha Party Exposes Israel’s Corrupt Oligarchy ~ by @richards1052

Tikun Olam | Richard Silverstein | Jan 9, 2013 One new Israeli party in particular has garnered headlines with its accusations of massive political corruption among the political elites.  It is Eretz Chadasha (“New Land”), a party founded to take on the “tycoons,” or oligarchy, that controls Israeli commerce and politics.  The party’s founder is […]

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Israel: The last surviving heirs to the dreadful racist heritage ~ by Prof. Lawrence Davidson

By Lawrence Davidson | Nov 28, 2012 | Sabbah Report Genocidal Yearnings Some History By the middle of the 19th century the multi-ethnic empire was on its way out as the dominant political paradigm in Europe. Replacing it was the nation-state, a political form which allowed the concentration of ethnic groups within their own political […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Israel threatens to escalate attacks against Palestinians in Gaza

A column of Israeli tanks takes up position near the Gaza border (file photo) PressTV | Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:34AM Israel has warned of more deadly air and ground attacks against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, which has been under Israeli blockade for the past five years. Israeli Minister for Military Affairs Ehud Barak […]

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#VIDEO | Lia Tarachansky: Israeli Defense Minister rumored cooling on attacking Iran

The Real News | Sept 10, 2012 Reports in Israeli press suggest Netanyahu’s main supporter on attacking Iran may be backing off According to local press, the Israeli leadership has been “climbing down from the tree” this week with a distinct change in tone from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding attacking Iran. The change in […]

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Israeli DM: Military Ready to ‘Conquer and Rule’ Gaza Strip

Might Just Reoccupy ‘Parts’ of the Strip by Jason Ditz, September 07, 2012 | AntiWar.com Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is said to be backing down from his support for an autumn attack on Iran, but is he just going to substitute Gaza? It’s an open question today after Barak openly discussed the idea of […]

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Justice requires action to stop subjugation of Palestinians ~ by Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu |  06 May 2012 15:25 | Middle East Monitor It can make an enormous difference in creating a future of justice and equality for Palestinians and Jews in the Holy Land. A quarter-century ago I barnstormed around the United States encouraging Americans, particularly students, to press for divestment from South Africa. Today, regrettably, […]

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A putsch against war: Israel’s hawks in open revolt against war on Iran

By Uri Avnery | Redress | 5 May 2012 Uri Avnery looks at how a number of leading hardliners in Israel’s military and security establishments have spoken out against the Israeli government’s plans for an attack on Iran’s nuclear installations and called into question the fitness for office of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defence […]

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Ex-Mossad Chief Meir Dagan says ruling regime in Israel more dangerous than ‘Iranian threat’

Middle East Monitor | May 1, 2012 Former Mossad Chief, Meir Dagan, has said that Yuval Diskin, the former director of Shin Bet (Israel’s Security Agency), was speaking his “internal truth” when he criticized Israel’s Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, and Defence Minister, Ehud Barak. Dagan made his statements on Sunday at a conference organized by […]

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Former Shin Bet Chief on Jewish Terror, Deteriorating Relations with Israeli Palestinians, Delusions Regarding Israeli Attack on Iran ~ by @Richards1052

Tikun Olam | Richard Silverstein | April 28, 2012 I’ve noticed a rather remarkable phenomenon among Israeli intelligence chiefs and prime ministers. While in office they speak loads of rubbish. But once they leave, a cloud lifts and their minds clear and they become lucid, incisive, even brilliant. But of course, the problem is that […]

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Eviction of 15 settlers in Hebron causes rift in Israeli government – Lieberman wants Barak to be replaced

Thursday April 05, 2012 07:31 by IMEMC Staff In the West Bank on Wednesday, Israeli police evicted 15 Israeli settlers from a house owned by Palestinians that had been taken over by Israeli settlers last week. Numerous Israeli legislators and officials, including Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, criticized the eviction, and Lieberman even called for the […]

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Hebrew media critical of Netanyahu’s speech and question the “survival of Israel” scenario

MEMO | March 9, 2012 Hebrew-language newspapers in Israel have launched a strong attack on Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the annual conference of the leading Israeli lobby group in the United States. The Israeli Prime Minister told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) that it would be Israelis who pay the price of any […]

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Interview: Palestinian rights defender banned from traveling tastes freedom in Geneva

Adri Nieuwhof  The Electronic Intifada Geneva 1 March 2012 Shawan Jabarin (Adri Nieuwhof) For most of the past six years, Israel has forbidden Shawan Jabarin, a prominent human rights advocate and former administrative detainee, from leaving the occupied West Bank. On exception, he was allowed travel to Geneva this week to meet Frank La Rue, […]

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Action Alert ▶ The Bedouin Say: Don’t Move Us to a Trash Dump ~ by @Rabbis4HR

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category – Pictures   According a 2012 Israeli civil Administration plan, some 20 Bedouin communities situated along the Jerusalem-Jericho road near the E-1 area are planned to be relocated to the waste disposal site in Abu Dis.  A Bedouin school girl in the Palestinian-Bedouin community of Khan […]

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#Airflotilla | Two Belgians file war crimes complaint against Israeli leaders over “flytilla” abuse ~ by @AliAbunimah

Related: Airflotilla Mission 2012 | Overview #Airflotilla | #Airflotilla2 Electronic Intifada | Ali Abunimah | Wed, 01/18/2012   Two activists have filed a war crimes complaint with federal prosecutors in Belgium, against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other officials. Hajar Moumni and Muhammad Najar allege they were detained, mistreated, beaten and harshly interrogated when […]

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Indicted war criminal on payroll of UK Israel lobby

David Cronin  on Mon, 08/22/2011 | Electronic Intifada On Friday, I wrote about how Michael Herzog, a retired Israeli brigadier general, is working for one of the most influential Zionist lobby outfits in London. After doing some more research, I realized that as well as being a “senior visiting fellow” with the Britain Israel Communications […]

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