Statistics warn of imminent explosion to rock Gaza (report)

The figures and the statistics regarding the humanitarian situation in Gaza have never been shocking as is the case in these days; as they unveiled the miserable lives of about two million citizens which may lead to what Palestinian observers called an “explosion”. Abdul-Sattar Qassem, a Palestinian writer and a Professor of Political Science at Birzeit University in Ramallah, told …

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Israeli Soldiers Describe How They “Shot Innocent Civilians Because They Were Bored” – Tyler Durden

On July 12 of 2014 we reported that “after conducting countless sorties and bombing raids aimed at Hamas operatives in Gaza during the fifth day of Operation Protective Edge, but resulting in well over a hundred innocent civilian deaths in the past week, Israel, realizing it is not generating any brownie points with the international “humanitarian” media, finally did what it had …

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President Hillary Clinton’s Middle East Policy: Interventions, Wars, More of Same – Juan Cole

illary Clinton announced her bid for the presidency Sunday, prompting another of these attempts at IC to do a quick overview of what we can expect from the candidates with regard to Middle East policy. Clinton supported Israel’s attack on defenseless Gaza last summer, which left about 2000 Palestinians dead and wiped entire civilian neighborhoods off the map. She blamed …

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Netanyahu Victory Opens Door For One-State Solution

Just before the election, Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu ruled out the creation of a Palestinian State, which means that he repudiated the two-state solution to the dispute between the Israelis and the Palestinians. This has been the pronounced objective of American foreign policy since the Madrid Conference and the Middle East Peace Negotiations in 1991 held under the auspices of …

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On Beheading Arabs, Netanyahu’s Legacy of Darkness, and the Mitzvah of Voting Against It

Push Comes to Shove Dept: Facing a startlingly tight election, Israeli political leaders are descending to newly toxic depths with hawkish Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s latest brazen declaration that “those who are against us – we must take an axe and chop off their heads.” The “racist call to murder” by those deemed “disloyal” to Israel prompted condemnation, demands for Lieberman’s arrest …