IDF snipers: choosing who to shoot

Snipers (sharpshooters) constitute about a quarter of all soldiers in the IDF’s combat units. The standard course for the training of snipers lasts five weeks. The best snipers, however, are Russian immigrants who fought in Chechnya. Snipers are organized in teams that form part of infantry battalions. Snipers are equipped with special rifles of various makes.…

Anti-Muslim bigotry is now US law

In a victory for the Islamophobia industry, US Supreme Court has upheld Trump’s travel ban In 2015, then US presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” despite this violating a number of provisions of the US Constitution, including laws governing equal protection and the right to…

Initiate A United Front To Support The Palestinian Struggle To Dismantle The Apartheid Regime In Israel

  26th June 2018 The Honourable President Recep Tayyip Erdogan President of  Turkey Cumhurbaskanligi Kulliyesi 06560 Bestepe, Ankara TURKEY The Honourable President Initiate A United Front To Support The Palestinian Struggle To Dismantle The Apartheid Regime In Israel   We congratulate you and your party on the magnificent victory in the recent elections despite foreign interference and…

What’s in Trump’s ‘deal of the century’? The answers are in plain sight

The White House’s peace plan is said to be days away. Meanwhile, Israel is getting a US nod as it carries on seizing Palestinian land There are mounting signals that Donald Trump’s much-delayed Middle East peace plan – billed as the “deal of the century” – is about to be unveiled. Even though Trump’s officials…

Scapegoating Iran

By Scott Ritter June 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” –  In a span of a little more than five months, North Korea and the United States have gone from trading verbal insults and mobilizing for war to engaging in vibrant diplomacy. Pyongyang now appears willing to consider eliminating its nuclear weapons and bringing an end to the…

How Israel’s Supreme Court provides support to occupation of West Bank, Gaza

The latest confrontation along the Gaza border appears to bolster the prevailing argument in Israel that the conflict with the Palestinians is not rooted in any way to Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory. Every Israeli is familiar with the following “facts”: Israel withdrew its settlements and forces from Gaza in 2005 and handed control to the Palestinian Authority,…