“Easing” of blockade the day before Benjamin Netanyahu visits with President Obama is weak tea for Gazans under collective punishment while new settlement building campaign gears up and Phil Weis uncovers Gen. David Petraeus emails to Max Boot.
|By: Siun Tuesday July 6, 2010 6:01 am|
|By: Siun Monday June 21, 2010 6:00 am|
Opposition to the blockade of Gaza moved yesterday to the docks of Oakland while Tony Blair led a PR campaign to sell a new “easing” of Israel’s efforts to keep essential goods from the Gazans.
|By: Siun Monday June 14, 2010 6:00 am|
Now comes word that Israel has decided to ignore international calls for an independent, international investigation into the attack on the Gaza flotilla – and will instead investigate itself. Obama’s White House has said this is a great idea.
|By: Siun Sunday June 6, 2010 5:00 pm|
Do we know yet how many were killed, wounded or are missing from Monday’s attack on the humanitarian flotilla to Gaza?
|By: Blue Texan Sunday June 6, 2010 11:30 am|
I keep seeing National Review bloggers, particularly Mark Steyn, suggest that anyone who compares Israel’s policies to apartheid is ipso facto some anti-Semitic fringe kook.
|By: emptywheel Saturday June 5, 2010 12:00 pm|
So now PapaDick’s evil spawn demands that the President of this country ignore the illegal killing of an American in service to her small-minded McCarthyite attacks?
|By: Siun Saturday June 5, 2010 6:15 am|
The MV Rachel Corrie was seized by Israeli forces this morning. According to Free Gaza.org, she was within 40 miles of Gaza when the second IDF warning was issued as well as threat to tow her to Ashdod.
|By: Siun Friday June 4, 2010 8:00 pm|
Liveblogging with Edward Teller as we track reports on the status of the MV Rachel Corrie. Initial reports of seizure may be wrong – we’re updating as we learn more.
|By: emptywheel Friday June 4, 2010 3:55 pm|
I think there’s more to America’s defense of Israel’s attack on the Free Gaza flotilla than simply more blind support for Israel. By defending Israel’s attack, members of the US elite are also defending a problematic legal stance–one that the US has adopted in its own counterterrorist efforts.