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The Obama Peace Plan Includes Permanently Dividing The City Of Jerusalem

Barack Obama’s “two state” peace plan would not just permanently divide the land of Israel.  It would also permanently divide the city of Jerusalem.  It is anticipated that the “Kerry Plan”, which is expected to be revealed to the public soon, will call for a Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem without specifying the exact borders.  ...

Amnesty International Accuses Israel Of Exercising Brutal Violence Against Palestinians

Amnesty International has accused Israel of implementing “unnecessary, arbitrary and brutal” violence against Palestinian civilians, a spiral in which “there is increasing abuse and bloodshed” and that has led to some “deliberate” deaths that could be considered war crimes. In a report published Thursday titled “Trigger Happy: The use of excessive force by Israel in the ...

Palestinian Authority Accepts A Three Year Transition Period During Peace Negotiations

In one of his major concessions in this round of the peace process initiated in July, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he would accept an Israeli military presence in a future sovereign and independent State, for a period of three years. “Whoever proposes a transition period of 10 or 15 years does not really want ...

Obama Plans To Force Israel To Accept A Palestinian State With Jerusalem As The Capital

If Israel and the Palestinians do not agree on a “two state solution” by the end of this year, the Obama administration plans to propose its own solution and force it on the two sides in early 2014.  For Obama, the goal is to have this agreement in place in time to influence the November ...

Study Shows Palestinian Authority Corruption

Palestinians under PA governance are ill-served, abused, lied to, exploited and otherwise mistreated. Illegitimate president Mahmoud Abbas is a longtime Israeli collaborator. Betrayal pays well. He amassed a personal fortune. It's stashed in overseas bank accounts and other investments. Reportedly he's worth hundreds of millions of dollars. It's stolen money. He enriched himself throughout his tenure. He has ...

Palestinians’ Right To Resist

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states "(e)veryone has the right to life, liberty and security of person." No one has the right to deny them. Resisting lawless occupation is universally recognized. Palestinians may use "all necessary means at their disposal" to do so. More on that below. Consider daily life. Longstanding militarized occupation is ruthless. It's ...

“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan For The Middle East

Global Research Editor’s Note The following document pertaining to the formation of “Greater Israel” constitutes the cornerstone of powerful Zionist factions within the current Netanyahu government, the Likud party, as well as within the Israeli military and intelligence establishment. According to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, “the area of the Jewish State stretches: “From the ...

Militarized Peacekeeping for Palestine?

  So-called Blue Helmets stoke conflict. They don't preserve peace. They don't anywhere. They're imperial enforcers. They're human rights abusers. Vulnerable people they control suffer horrifically. NATO's worse. It's a killing machine. It's mission is war, not peace. More on that below. In 1948, UN peacekeeping operations began. UNTSO's mission (UN Truce Supervision Organization) monitored the first of ...

Sham Peace Talks Resume

  Why bother. Talks are doomed to fail. So did multiple previous rounds. Israel wants things its way. Demands masquerade as give and take. According to one PLO official, "Israel will dodge, evade and propose unachievable demands to promote a conclusion that negotiations are futile, and so Israel will continue to steal lands as they are doing ...

Young Israelis Refuse to Join Military in Support of Palestine (VIDEO)

Are Israelis sick and tired of their government’s continues search for war? This seems to be the case at least for a group of young Israelis that includes the daughter of a former head of Mossad. They not only refuse to join the Army, but have gone the extra mile by producing a video where ...

The Idiot’s Guide to the Middle East

  The Middle East usually factors for one reason or the other on national media in many parts of the world.  In the United States, Arabs have become used to a slanted version of actual events, one that invariably favors the Israelis.  They are frowned upon as the lone democracy in the region, while the rest ...

Palestinian Prisoners: Petitioning to Block Their Release

  Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languish in Israel's gulag. Netanyahu got cabinet approval to release 104. They've been held longterm. They've been denied justice. Release is meaningless. It's shameless. It's contemptuous of Palestinian rights. It falls short of freedom. They'll be ruthlessly harassed. They're denied a moment's peace. Many are rearrested. Trumped up charges follow. Doing so ...

Decades of Israeli/Palestinian Peace Talks Failure: 50 Reasons Why

  Paul Simon's 1975 "Still Crazy After All These Years" album featured the hit song "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover." Subverting peace perhaps is simpler. Four decades of futile Israeli/Palestinian talks prove it. There never was a peace process. There's none now. It's a convenient fiction. It's an illusion. It's fake. It's a sham. It's a charade. ...

Israeli Referendum Measure Blocks Land for Peace

  Netanyahu heads Israel's worst government in history. It's hardline. It's extremist. It's fascist. It spurns Palestinian rights. It deplores peace. It enforces occupation harshness. On August 1,  Haaretz headlined "Bill requiring referendum on ceding land passes first Knesset reading." Doing so lacks legitimacy. Israeli's have no legal authority. Palestinians alone may vote up or down on issues relating ...

Profile of a Rigged Peace Process

  Count the ways. Tzipi Livni is Israel's chief negotiator. She's hardline. She supports occupation harshness. She deplores Palestinian sovereignty. She's a wolf in sheep's clothing. She's an unindicted war criminal. She favors Pax Israeliana. She does so in the worst sense. She doesn't negotiate. She demands. Isaac Molho's attending. He's Netanyahu's personal envoy. He represents his hardline ...

Israeli/Washington Peace Terms: Unconditional Surrender

  The charade began Monday night. It did so over a traditional Iftar dinner. It's the Ramadan period evening meal. It breaks the daily fast. It was more like the last supper. According to Christian scripture, Christ shared his last meal with his Apostles. He did so before crucifixion. Palestinians have been crucified for decades. They're hung out ...

Israel: Talking Peace, Waging War

  No peace/peace talks convene next week in Washington. They're fake. They're subterfuge. They're meaningless. They never worked  before. They're rigged to fail now. Israeli and US orchestrators assure it. So do longtime Palestinian collaborators. They're Israeli enforcers. They're assigned that role. They're well compensated for doing so. Palestine's legitimate government won't participate. Previous articles asked how can ...

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