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PALESTINE: ISRAEL'S WEAPONS LAB Battle-tested, combat-approved. In other words, 'This weapon has been used to terrorize #Palestinians' Posted by Soapbox on Thursday, December 27, 2018

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The US military has adopted an Israeli procedure known as “roof-knocking” in its war on Islamic State, also known as ISIS or Daesh, adding yet another failed Israeli tactic to its counterterrorism toolkit. Roof-knocking entails striking the roof or upper story of a home or building with a mortar shell or missile prior to bombing […]

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Crossposted from The Electronic Intifada During Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders did something that no major candidate in recent memory has dared to do. Defying the bipartisan pro-Israel consensus that dominates American politics, Sanders forcefully defended the humanity of Palestinians and delivered perhaps the most blistering indictment against Israel’s right-wing government ever uttered […]

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With the presidential race heating up ahead of the New York primary, Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has joined right-wing proponents of Israeli violence in attacking Bernie Sanders for his criticism of Israel’s 2014 military assault on Gaza. In an interview with the New York Daily News editorial board last week, Sanders qualified Israel’s attack on Gaza as “indiscriminate” and emphasized that “a lot […]

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There were no Islamic State-inspired terrorism attacks on or around the Fourth of July in the United States, but CNN and other major US media organizations expended much energy spreading fear far and wide so Americans would be on edge throughout the holiday weekend. And, when nothing happened, FBI Director James Comey fabricated claims that […]

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Crossposted from The Electronic Intifada The Obama administration approved a $1.9 billion arms sale to Israel in recent days as “compensation” for the US nuclear deal with Iran, which the Israeli regime staunchly opposes. Among the tens of thousands of bombs included in the weapons package are 3,000 Hellfire missiles, 12,000 general purpose bombs and 750 bunker buster […]

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Originally published at The Electronic Intifada Israel deliberately targeted children in Gaza last summer, according to a new report by Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCI-Palestine). Of the 2,220 Palestinians killed during Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign, at least 1,492 were civilians, including at least 547 children. A total of 535 of those children were killed as a direct result of Israeli attacks. Moreover, 68 percent of […]

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Originally published at The Electronic Intifada Israel deliberately targeted children in Gaza last summer, according to a new report by Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCI-Palestine). Of the 2,220 Palestinians killed during Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign, at least 1,492 were civilians, including at least 547 children. A total of 535 of those children were killed as a direct result of Israeli attacks. Moreover, 68 percent of […]

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Originally published at The Electronic Intifada Israel has supplied 60.7 percent of the world’s drones since 1985, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. As a result, Israel is the single greatest source of drone proliferation in the world. In second place is the United States, which accounts for 23.9 percent of global drone exports, […]

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/ January 18, 2015 / Comments Off on Podcast: Journalist Dan Cohen on What He Saw as Gaza Endured Deadly Winter Storm

Podcast: Journalist Dan Cohen on What He Saw as Gaza Endured Deadly Winter Storm

Selfie with the greatest threat to Israel. pic.twitter.com/kJXtNrmdB1 — Dan Cohen (@dancohen3000) January 5, 2015 On this year’s first episode of Unauthorized Disclosure Kevin Gosztola and I speak with journalist Dan Cohen about his experience reporting from the besieged and devastated Gaza Strip following Israel’s summertime assault, which killed over 2,200 people, including more than 500 children, and […]

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