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Turning Points: Israel Caves Under Flotilla Pressure

From the Huffington Post: By Phyllis Bennis Turning points occur in every campaign for human rights and equality. There are moments when, before victory is certain...

GORDON DUFF: AMERICA, APARTHEID OR APOCALYPSE?

IS DISSOLUTION, DISMEMBERMENT AND DELEGITIMACY INEVITABLE FOR AMERICA? By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor To millions of Americans, the "end times" seem to be on us.  The...

PHILLIP FRANCIS TOURNEY: THE CURE, HOW HONORING THE USS LIBERTY...

THE CURE By Phillip Francis Tourney for Veterans Today Mr.Kourosh, I read your article this morning and wanted to thank you for taking the time to...

GORDON DUFF: Israel Planned Iran Attack From Caucasus Base

  Israeli Ruse Allows Use of Turkish Air Corridor A DOOR NOW CLOSED By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor A week ago, Israel leaked to the press that...

Turkey to freeze bilateral relations with Israel, excludes private sector

By Ercan Yavus Ankara—Tension that broke out between Turkey and Israel when the latter killed eight Turkish citizens and a US citizen of Turkish origin...

Iran to Send Aid Ships to Gaza; Moment of Israeli-Iranian Confrontation?

Certainty of violence. That's the future in the region. The question is how deadly. Is Iran's aid ship to Gaza this coming week the moment of...

GORDON DUFF: CRIMINAL INTENT, DEALING WITH THE FLOTILLA WAR CRIMES

DEFINING THE CRIMINALS, OUTLINING THE CRIMES By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Rumors, always repeated in the world press, tell us that Israeli officials are curtailing...

GORDON DUFF: ISRAEL-SAUDI WAR PACT ON IRAN “HOGWASH”

LONDON TIMES STORY OUTLINING NUKE ATTACK ON IRAN CITED AS ISRAELI DECEPTION TO MANIPULATE U.S. STOCK MARKET By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor The London Times reported...

GORDON DUFF: FREEDOM FLOTILLA’S REAL VICTORY, AMERICA’S PROPAGANDA MACHINE EXPOSED

ISRAELI HOAX VIDEOS DEBUNKED, USS LIBERTY REMEMBRANCE SUPPRESSED By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor The second the faked videos were available, cheap edits and voice overs...

GERMAN MP SAYS 19 OR MORE KILLED IN FLOTILLA RAID

Did Israel murder more then 9 in the Flotilla Massacre? A German MP seems to think so. By Kalid Shamt - Berlin   Is has been reported...

GORDON DUFF: CONGRATS ISRAEL ON A GOOD WEEK, PLENTY OF...

Why is Helen Angry?  Helen Remembers JFK. By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor "Caught in the act, Israelis tape edit alters "get this man a doctor"...

Gordon Duff: Intelligence Confirmations, Leaks And Rumors This Week

INFORMATION GRADED FROM A TO D BASED ON SOURCE AND NUMBER OF CONFIRMATIONS By Gordon Duff and the Editorial Staff at Veterans Today The information provided...

On Blaming Turkey, Not Israel

By John Feffer Last year, Lauren Rosenberg was walking across a four-lane highway in Utah when she was hit by a car. Now she's suing...

Gordon Duff: Can Israel Be Saved From “Crackpot” Netanyahu?

  NETANYAHU'S "TALIBAN" RULE CRUMBLING AROUND HIM JEWS VICTIMIZED BY "DIME STORE" DICK CHENEY CLONE "All I saw in Israel was cowards with guns"...US Marine Ken O'Keefe By...

Uri Avnery: Israel; “The Government Is Drowning Us All”

The Government Is Drowning Us All” Uri Avnery attacked by rightist thugs By Uri Avnery (Editor's note:  Uri Avnery is the kind of Israeli Hollywood depicted...

Gordon Duff: International Law Requires Turkish Investigation-Prosecution of War Crimes

CRAIG MURRAY, MARITIME LAW SPECIALIST, "TURKISH SHIP AT SEA IS TURKISH TERRITORY" By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor This weeks Israeli attack on a Turkish ship...

Gordon Duff: Israel Says Gaza Attack “A Silly Misunderstanding”

Gaza Flotilla and USS Liberty Survivors Apologize to Israel Israel Claims Attack Authorized Personally by Lord Balfour By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor This week  "religious commandos"...

Beyond the Gaza Flotilla Attack

The opening moves in the reaction to the Israeli interception of the first wave of the Gaza flotilla have now been made. Israel visibly underestimated the international response to its attack and the casualties it inflicted.

Bennis and the Progress Report on Israel’s Massacre

Israel may believe she can do whatever she wants, wherever she wants. But this latest outrage will come at a political cost. Phyllis Bennis and...

The Madness of Israel’s Attack on Gaza Aid Flotilla

Israel's attack on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla on America's Memorial Day was all too predictable, although the form it took surprised even me. And it confirms the old proverb that "Those whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad," for the attack was the kind of madness only unbridled arrogance can assume.

Ships on Way to Bust Israeli Blockade of Gaza

Istanbul, Turkey—Amid cheers and waving of Turkish and Palestinian flags, the second ship to join the Freedom Flotilla left Istanbul this afternoon. Sponsored by...

Foreign Policy Briefing 4/9/10

Regardless of whether U.S. Special Forces removed bullets from the bodies of the Afghan women they just killed, as charged by the victims' relatives - and if they did, what their motivation was for doing so - spreading the story that the women's bodies had been found "tied up" and "gagged," as NATO did in a Feb. 12 press release still posted on its web site, if that was not true, would meet any disinterested observer's definition of the word "coverup."

Editor’s Picks: News and Opinion Around the Web

Douglas Valentine at Consortium News draws some parallels between our current wars and William the Conqueror, they're not pretty. The bumpkin senator from Oklahoma has started an inquisition of climate scientists; their crimes? Being climate scientists, of course. The Taliban strike in downtown Kabul in a story from Juan Cole at Informed Comment and according to McClatchy News their goal is driving America out. Those stories and more in today's picks.

Part Two: “Honor” Killings

"Honor" killings are often explained as suicides.

Foreign Policy Briefing 2/24/10

Rep. Kucinich wrote to Defense Secretary Gates, demanding that the U.S. comply with its obligation to protect Afghan civilians under international law, following a US attack on a civilian convoy reported to have killed 27 civilians. Kucinich demanded information on the decisions that led to the strike within two weeks, threatening to force a House vote demanding release of documents on the strike.

Honor Killing in Turkey

A Turkish sixteen year old girl was buried alive for talking to males who were not part of her family.