Israel’s Silent Allies Are Its Worst Enemy

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By now anyone even vaguely aware of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has heard the phrase ”the new anti-Semitism.” It is a clever propaganda piece aimed at anyone who dares criticize Israel for its illegal occupation of the West Bank and its continued brutalization of Palestinians in Gaza.

But in the space of two days, new critics emerged from within the highest positions of Israel state power. Moshe Ya’alon — until recently the Israeli Defence Minister — and Major General Yair Golan, the Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff, confirmed what many of Israel’s most vociferous (and vilified) critics have been saying for years: that Israel is heading down the road of extremism and racism.

Golan issued a warning that linked attitudes and actions in pre-war Germany with trends in Israel today. ”It’s scary to see horrifying developments that took place in Europe begin to unfold here,” he said.

Moshe Ya’alon, then…

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Fraud? What fraud? Watchdogs find UN in ‘a state of near denial’ about internal corruption | Fox News

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EXCLUSIVE: The United Nations, which spends tens of billions of its member states’ dollars annually, apparently has a simple approach to dealing with fraud in its sprawling operations – ignore it.

Source: Fraud? What fraud? Watchdogs find UN in ‘a state of near denial’ about internal corruption | Fox News

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Fraud? What fraud? Watchdogs find UN in ‘a state of near denial’ about internal corruption

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the unfolding crisis in South Sudan during remarks at United Nations headquarters in New York on July 11, 2016. (UN Photo/Mark Garten)

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the unfolding crisis in South Sudan during remarks at United Nations headquarters in New York on July 11, 2016. (UN Photo/Mark Garten)

EXCLUSIVE: The United Nations, which spends tens of billions of its member states’ dollars annually, apparently has a simple approach to dealing with fraud in its sprawling operations – ignore it.

That is the main thrust of…

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Stop Dangerous Tar Sands Tankers – Add your name to petition to Pres. Obama – stop the tankers on the Eastern Seaboard too!!!!!!!

If the Energy East tar sands pipeline in Canada gets approved, every year nearly 300 supertankers full of tar sands would travel south along the entire eastern seaboard of the United States …

Source: Stop Dangerous Tar Sands Tankers – Add your name to petition to Pres. Obama – stop the tankers on the Eastern Seaboard too!!!!!!!

Used, then discarded? What Syria’s Kurds think they are fighting for versus the unfortunate reality

The Ugly Truth

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NEO- Despite the grim prospects that face Kurdish groups that have allowed themselves to be used by Western interests to create chaos they themselves will suffer perpetually within – this is still not an inevitability. Russia and Iran still have significant sway among Kurdish factions throughout the region and could help mitigate the damage a US-led attempt to dismember Syria through Kurdish proxies will exact. While this might involve concessions on Syria’s part regarding degrees of Kurdish autonomy, it will ultimately cut off what has been now several years of continuous conflict consuming the Middle Easte and North Africa. 

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US-NATO-Turkey Invasion of Northern Syria: CIA “Failed” Turkey Coup Lays Groundwork for Broader Middle East War?

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GLOBAL RESEARCH – Washington’s longstanding objective is to create a Kurdish State. In a bitter irony, this “New Middle East” project also consists in annexing part of Turkey to the proposed Kurdish State. In other words, Turkey’s  New Ottoman objective of territorial expansion  encroaches upon Washington’s design to fragment Iraq, Syria, Iran  as well as Turkey. In other words, America’s ultimate imperial design is to weaken Turkey as a regional power. Moreover, on the US agenda is a longstanding objective, namely  to wage war on Iran. In this regard, US military strategy largely consists in creating conditions  for America’s staunchest allies (Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Israel) to confront Iran, and act indirectly on behalf of US interests. i.e. “do the job for us”.

The failed coup was indeed supported by the CIA, but the failure was coordinated with President Erdogan. It was an intelligence op which was meant to fail and mislead public…

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