War summit in Warsaw

15 February 2019 — WSWS

The conference jointly hosted by the US and Polish governments in Warsaw this week under the phony banner of working to “Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East” has laid bare the immense and imminent threat that US imperialism is preparing to drag humanity into another and potentially world catastrophic war.

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Netanyahoo Asks Arabs to “Advance The Common Interest Of War With Iran”

14 February 2019 — Moon of Alabama

The U.S. had called for a high level anti-Iran meeting in Poland. The purpose of the meeting was to bring with its allies and poodles into line with the U.S. agenda on Iran, to press them at least into issuing harsher sanctions. But the European rejected that.

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Palestinians in Israel face uncertain political future amid Joint List split By Jonathan Cook

25 January 2019 — Jonathan Cook

Analysts warn that breakup of faction risks Palestinian citizens of Israel staying home – bolstering the right in April’s ballot

Middle East Eye – 25 January 2019

A political coalition representing Israel’s Palestinian minority – currently the third biggest faction in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset – has been plunged into crisis by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to call for a surprise general election for April.

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Israeli politics is being dragged into the grubby realm of reality TV

13 January 2019 — Jonathan Cook

As Benjamin Netanyahu demands a televised showdown with his corruption accusers and Roseanne Barr prepares to address the Knesset, the poverty of public discourse has never been more apparent

The National – 13 January 2018

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu commandeered the country’s airwaves last week in what many assumed would prove a moment of profound national import. They could not have been more wrong.

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Americans are waking up to Israel’s brutal and discriminatory tactics By Jonathan Cook

17 December 2018 — Jonathan Cook

With opinion now evenly split between those who favour a one or two-state solution, many in the US are turning their attention to the systemic inequities faced by Palestinians

The National – 17 December 2018

Two years of Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu as a Middle East peacemaking team appear to be having a transformative effect – and in ways that will please neither of them.

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Netanuyahu’s courting of Bolsonaro is the latest of Israel’s alliances with far-right figures By Jonathan Cook

4 November 2018 — Jonathan Cook

The National – 4 November 2018

The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential election last week has won Israel a passionate new friend on the international stage. The world’s fifth-most populous nation will now be “coloured in blue and white”, an Israeli official said, referring to the colours of Israel’s flag.

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Trump Admin Follows Corporate Media Playbook for War With Iran

4 October 2018 — FAIR

John Bolton (BBC, 9/26/18): “Let my message today be clear: We are watching, and we will come after you.”

Three years ago, as Americans debated the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran—popularly known as “the Iran deal”—I highlighted a troubling media trend on FAIR.org (8/20/15): “For nearly all commentators, regardless of their position, war is the only alternative to that position.”

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As Netanyahu Brags of Killing Iran Deal, Where’s The Outcry?

24 July 2018 — TRNN

As the U.S. ramps up anti-Iran efforts, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been filmed bragging about convincing Trump to abandon the Iran nuclear deal. Amid widespread concern over foreign meddling, why has Netanyahu’s claim been mostly ignored? We speak to Trita Parsi of the National Iranian American Council (inc. transcript) Continue reading

As Netanyahu Brags of Killing Iran Deal, Where’s The Outcry?

24 July 2018 — TRNN

As the U.S. ramps up anti-Iran efforts, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been filmed bragging about convincing Trump to abandon the Iran nuclear deal. Amid widespread concern over foreign meddling, why has Netanyahu’s claim been mostly ignored? We speak to Trita Parsi of the National Iranian American Council (inc. transcript) Continue reading

In Provoking Iran and Allies Alike to Please Netanyahu, Donald Trump has become the Most-Pro-Zionist American President Ever By Prof Rodrigue Tremblay

11 May 2018 — Global Research

Our position is straightforward. This is a bad deal [Iran Nuclear Deal]. Either fix it — or cancel it. This is Israel’s position. Binyamin Netanyahu (1949- ), Israel Prime minister, (comment made on Tues. Sept. 12, 2017).

“…You know that I am the best thing that could happen to Israel…and I’ll be that. Donald Trump (1946-), (in a speech to Jewish donors and supporters to his presidential campaignin Washington D.C., on Thurs., Dec. 3, 2015).

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