NOTE: Middle East Eye just published my latest piece on the ICC announcement that it was entering the pre-trial phase of the Israel war crimes case. Please read and disseminate it via e-mail, social media, etc. Iran’s Pres. Hassan Rouhani threatened the U.S. that it could face the “mother of all wars” should it attack […]
Bibi Gins Up Another War to Save His Political Ass
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a leader beset by scandals must be in want of a war (apologies to Jane Austen). Bibi is no different. The beatings of the war drums in Syria are a perfect foil for him as the Israeli attorney general contemplates whether to indict him on any of four separate […]
Israel and Iran: Where are We Going?
We know roughly where we are now. It’s not a good place. Pres. Trump has thrown the Middle East into complete turmoil. A precarious status quo has prevailed since the JCPOA agreement was signed in 2015. While there were hostilities that broke out periodically with over 100 Israeli attacks inside Syria mostly on Hezbollah and […]
Saban Tells Israel to Bomb Iranian “Sons of Bitches,” Adelson Says If Israel Isn’t Democracy, “So What?”
The two largest donors to a new pro-Israel lobbying group, the Israeli-American Council, addressed its first national conference today. They called for Israel to pursue an implacable, hawkish, Islamophobic agenda against Iran and the Palestinians. Sheldon Adelson, who gave the IAC its single largest donation ($2.5-million), didn’t surprise anyone with his usual Palestine-denying rhetoric. Though […]