19 November 2012 — Arabian Sights
[As ever, Gamila Zahran produces excellent news roundups under the title Arabian Sights. Unfortunately, there is no Website but you can subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org. WB]
“Another savage aggression against the Gaza Strip has begun. Once again, Israel is bombing the Gaza Strip,”… “Because of that, we ask for a world of peace…[where] aggression against Syria, Palestine, and the peoples of the world stops,” — Chavez
Much is at stake in Palestine, the region and beyond. Washington’s aggressive wars continue. New ones are planned. Israel’s a key partner. Both countries have imperial agendas. War features prominently in achieving them. Michel Chossudovsky calls attacking and invading Gaza “part of the broader US-NATO-Israel military agenda.” Based on what’s happened post-9/11, expect the worst ahead.
Targeting Civilians: Israel’s Specialty Entire article below
“Its kind of amazing and inspiring to see people managing somehow to survive, as essentially caged animals, and subject to constant, random, sadistic punishment only to humiliate them”
Noam Chomsky On Gaza
Stop Pretending the US is an Uninvolved, Helpless Party in the Israeli Assault on Gaza
- Glenn Greenwald,
It has long been the case that the central enabling fact in Israeli lawlessness and aggression is blind US support, that continues, more than ever, to be the case under the presidency of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize winner….pretending the US – and the Obama administration – bear no responsibility for what is taking place is sheer self-delusion, total fiction.
- Lip service to peace: EU as enabler of Netanyahu’s colonial policie
- Targeting Civilians: Israel’s Specialty
Another potential holocaust looms. Civilians always suffer most. Israel and America willfully target them. It part of the imperial strategy of both countries.
- Medics: 5 killed in Gaza airstrikes – Death toll to 48.
- “May your children die, you dogs”:
As Gaza burns, Israelis bay for blood in streets of Tel Aviv
These were some of the calls from a group of Israelis demonstrating in favor of Israel’s attack on Gaza in the streets of Tel Aviv last night.
Gaza Battle Everyone’s Battle: Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah
Nasrallah called on Arabs, Muslims, and all the free people in the world to take a real stance with Gaza and the resistance
- Dissecting IDF Propaganda: The Numbers behind the rocket attacks
How many people have been killed by rocket attacks fromn Gaza.
- France Leads Neocolonial Carve-up of Syria
What gives these foreign powers the right to subvert a sovereign government is nothing but their own arrogant presumption.