VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 10 April 2014: BBC misreports John Kerry on talks failure

10 April 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

VIDEO: Rabbis Call for Divestment from Hewlett-Packard
IMEMC – In this video, members of the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) Rabbinical Council call for divestment from occupation profiteer Hewlett-Packard. The video plays on the phrase Next year in Jerusalem traditionally uttered at Passover seder dinners, which Jews around the world will gather for next week. It is part of JVP s Hewlett-Packard: Harming Peace campaign. …
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NATO Sets PACE of Aggression towards Russia with ‘Fogh’ of War By Finian Cunningham

11 April 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

When asked on the foundational purpose of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, its first Secretary General, Britain’s Lord Ismay, famously said: “To keep the Russians out, the Americans in, and the Germans down”.

Ismay, the military advisor to Britain’s World War II leader Winston Churchill, was like his pugnacious boss an ardent imperialist, anti-communist and pro-American. His refreshing, if distasteful, candor about the strategic purpose of NATO has since been varnished over down through the decades.

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Dangerous Crossroads: Presence of Foreign Mercenaries in Eastern Ukraine By Daniel Patrick Welch

10 April 2014 — RT

The Kiev government is Losing its Legitimacy

The Kiev government is having trouble holding power even in western Ukraine, where it should have firm control. Meanwhile it’s bringing in mercenaries to retake eastern areas, anti-war activist Daniel Patrick Welch told RT.

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Mark Ames vs Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman on USAID

11 April 2014 — The Rancid Honeytrap

Last week the Associated Press reported that USAID — which provides billions in taxpayer cash for overseas “humanitarian” aid programs — created a Twitter-like platform in Cuba as a step toward fomenting a youth revolt against that country’s government. The way three ostensibly lefty journos, Mark Ames, Amy Goodman and Glenn Greenwald responded to this is quite interesting and revealing.

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Civil war looms as pro-US regime threatens massacre of east Ukraine protesters By Alex Lantier

11 April 2014— WSWS

Ukraine stands on the brink of civil war, as the unelected pro-Western regime that seized power this February in Kiev threatens a bloody crackdown on protesters occupying local government offices in cities across traditionally pro-Russian sections of eastern Ukraine.

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