Archive for March, 2017

UK – Baroness Warsi: Prosecute all Brits who fight for Israel


MIDDLE EAST EYE – British citizens who join the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) should be prosecuted like other foreign fighters, according to Baroness Warsi. The former Tory Foreign Office minister and peer said the preferential loophole which gives Israel a free pass to recruit British citizens should be closed. CONTINUE READING

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Pentagon – and I.S.I.S – Target Iran

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SPUTNIK – CENTCOM commander Army Gen. Joseph Votel channeled his full Dr. Strangelove in front of the US House Armed Services Committee this past Wednesday.

“We need to look at opportunities where we can disrupt [Iran] through military means or other means.”

As Orwellian as our times may be, this still ranks as a declaration of war. With the inbuilt consequence of smashing to bits the UN nuclear deal struck with Iran in the summer of 2015. CONTINUE READING


US is like ‘armed robber breaking into your house’ – Iranian defense minister


RT – Iran’s defense minister, Hossein Dehqan, has advised the US military to leave the Persian Gulf and stop causing trouble there, local media report. The Minister was firing back at a US general who accused Iran of being a destabilizing force in its own region.

“What are Americans doing in the Persian Gulf? They had better get out of this region and not cause trouble for the countries in the region,” Dehqan said in a statement carried by Iranian state media on Thursday. CONTINUE READING

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Trump appears to be changing his tune on Israel

“Already, there seems to be some shell shock on the Israeli right, who were expecting President Trump to be the greatest thing to ever happen to them,” said Michael Koplow, policy director at the Israel Policy Forum. ‘That turns out to have been a bad misjudgment.’

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Why are Jews promoting European far-right parties?


JTA – They speak different languages and live in different countries. Some of them are strictly observant. Others don’t even keep kosher. Some are Sephardi, others are Ashkenazi.

As diverse as the Jewish communities to which they belong, the Jews who promote Europe’s rising nationalistic parties are nonetheless united in their fear of radical Islam, support for Israel and willingness to endorse politicians who are reviled and considered racist by the mainstream.

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CANADA – Montreal’s Jewish ex-mayor to serve (only) 1 year in jail for fraud


JTA – Montreal’s first Jewish mayor was sentenced to a one-year prison term following his January conviction on eight counts of corruption, breach of trust and fraud.

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NY Jewish man arrested for trying to lure teen boys to his apartment for sex


JTA – Police in New York arrested a Jewish man they say tricked at least two Jewish boys into a conversation that was inappropriate with notes in their tefillin bags. Menachem Tyk, 59, from the heavily Orthodox Borough Park park section of Brooklyn, was arraigned Thursday on charges of reckless endangerment and harassment.

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