Israel halts missile shield deployment (it don’t work)

9 November, 2010 — Spacewar by Staff Writers Tel Aviv, Israel (UPI) Nov 9, 2010

Israel’s military says it will put its much-touted Iron Dome air-defense system in storage and deploy it only if Hezbollah or Hamas unleash major rocket bombardments.

On the face of it, that suggests that the weapon built by state-run Rafael Advanced Defense Systems may not be all that it’s been made out to be, as some Israeli critics have claimed for some time.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 9 November, 2010: Capitalism and the War on Public Education

8 November, 2010 — Information Clearing House

Bush Admits He Considered Attacks on Iran and Syria
By Ewen MacAskill and Chris McGreal in Washington
George Bush ordered the Pentagon to plan an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities and considered a covert attack on Syria, the former president reveals in his memoirs.

Let’s Attack Iran!
By Fred Reed
Oh good. I see that Senator Lindsey Graham wants to attack Iran. The US, he says, should “sink their navy, destroy their air force and deliver a decisive blow to the Revolutionary Guard.”

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 9 November, 2010: Settlers Open New Settlers Only Road in Hebron

9 November, 2010 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Clashes Reported in East Jerusalem Neighborhood
IMEMC – 9 Nov 2010 – Wednesday November 10, 2010 – 01:36, Palestinian sources reported Tuesday that clashes took place between dozens of Palestinian residents and Israeli policemen in the eastern side of Al Esawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem. The town and nearby areas have been surrounded since three days.

Plans of Settlement Construction Approved Amidst Stalled Peace Negotiations
IMEMC – 9 Nov 2010 – Tuesday November 09, 2010 – 18:11, On the eve of Netanyahu’s trip to Washington, Israel announced its approval to build 800 new housing units in the West Bank settlement of Ariel. The United States and the European Union condemned Tel Aviv’s move warning that such plans could further hamper the current peace talks.

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