Why Gaza must suffer again

by Jonathan Cook posted November 18, 2012 by Information Clearing House A short interview broadcast by CNN late last week featuring two participants – a Palestinian in Gaza and an Israeli within range of the rocket attacks – did not follow the usual script. For once, a media outlet dropped its role as gatekeeper, there…

War in Gaza = War Over Natural Gas?

by George Washington posted November 20, 2012 by naked capitalism We extensively documented that the wars in the Middle East and North Africa are largely about oil and gas.  (Update: Iran has just started building its gas pipeline to Syria.) As Professor Michel Chossudovsky noted in 2009, gas may be a central reason for the…

IAEA Data on Sensitive Iranian Stockpile Mislead News Media

posted November 20, 2012 by Information Clearing House By Gareth Porter News stories on the latest International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report suggested new reasons to fear that Iran is closer to a “breakout” capability than ever before, citing a nearly 50-percent increase in its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium and the installation of hundreds…