UK’s GCHQ doing the NSA’s heavy lifting – George Galloway By John Robles

23 December 2013 — Voice of Russia

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The United Kingdom has been co-opted by the United States to carry out illegal surveillance and spying on its own citizens and on European countries, their citizens and officials. According to UK Member of Parliament, George Galloway, the way that the UK spyies on and hacks the phones of European leaders, while being paid a very small amount, is a crime against the world. Continue reading

In ‘intractable conflict,’ Israel must periodically and forcefully ‘mow the grass’ By Philip Weiss

25 December 2013 — Mondoweiss

Yet another sign of the lack of vision of the Israeli security state and the crisis that it is plunging into given the failure to resolve the conflict with Palestinians. A study by leading national security experts calls for “mowing the grass” in the West Bank and Gaza for the forseeable future. Continue reading