Israel’s Chemical Weapons

“On June 10th, 2004, the two clinics in Al-Zawiya treated 130 patients for gas inhalation. The patients were children, women, old people and young men. Dr. Abu Madi related that there was a high number of cases of [tetany], spasm in legs and hands, connected to the nervous system. Pupils were dilated. … Other symptoms … Continue reading “Israel’s Chemical Weapons”

Terror in the Mirror

Following 9/11, we heard that Americans finally knew what terror meant to places like Israel. It was not acceptable to suggest that we finally knew what terror meant to places like Guatemala, or Iran, or Vietnam, or Chile, or Palestine, or dozens of other places where civilians have been terrorized by our military and intelligence, … Continue reading “Terror in the Mirror”

America: Deluded, Armed and Dangerous in the Middle East

If Americans understood our last war on Iraq, would we more strongly oppose another one? Do we know what our military does in the real world, where the Pentagon won’t even take our lapdog of a press corps out for a walk? The Gulf War’s ‘video game accuracy’ was a lie told by the Pentagon … Continue reading “America: Deluded, Armed and Dangerous in the Middle East”

The Israelization of America

US officials recently announced the somewhat jarring news that Israeli security forces will be training American soldiers in the techniques of urban warfare. Apparently Israel’s illegal thirty-five year occupation of Palestine has enabled it to perfect tactics that our troops will need in a ‘possible’ war on Iraq. Most informed Americans will receive this news … Continue reading “The Israelization of America”