Larry Wilkerson: The US Should End Support For Israel and Saudi Arabia

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May 27, 2021

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Col. Lawrence Wilkerson argues that American one-sided support for Israel is a danger to the region and U.S. interests. He says the U.S. should withdraw militarily from the Middle East and end support for Israel and Saudi Arabia. Doing so would encourage regional compromise, not war. Larry Wilkerson on with Paul Jay.

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Things That Keep Me Up At Night, January 2021 Edition, by Kenn Orphan

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by Kenn Orphan
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Halifax, Nova Scotia
January 8, 2021

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe.” — Noam Chomsky

“We should indeed be worried,” — Kingston Reif, a nuclear expert with the Arms Control Association in Washington, D.C., regarding Donald Trump and the nuclear codes.

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Aftermath: The Iran War After The Soleimani Assassination by Jim Kavanagh

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by Jim Kavanagh
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Polemicist
January 24, 2020

“Praise be to God, who made our enemies fools.” – Ayatollah Khamenei

The Killing

I’ve been writing and speaking for months about the looming danger of war with Iran, often to considerable skepticism.

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Why Trump’s Fawning Over Israel by Finian Cunningham

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by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Sputnik, Mar. 27, 2019
March 31, 2019

Remember the madcap scene in ‘Apocalypse Now’, the 1979 film by Francis Ford Coppola about American genocidal rampaging in Vietnam? “I love the smell of napalm in the morning”, bellows the psychotic military commander as US choppers strafe and destroy a Vietnamese village.

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The Lobby-USA, Parts 1-4


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Updated: Nov. 14, 2018; added an interview with , editor of The Electronic Intifada

The Electronic Intifada
Nov. 2, 2018

“The Electronic Intifada has obtained a complete copy of The Lobby – USA, a four-part undercover investigation by Al Jazeera into Israel’s covert influence campaign in the United States. […]

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Why Is Anti-Semitism Crawling Out Of The Shadows? by Stephanie Schwartz

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by Stephanie Schwartz
Socialist Worker
July 16, 2018

ANTI-SEMITISM has come crawling back into popular politics, together with the far-right fringe that had kept it quiet, but never abandoned it.

According to an audit by the Anti-Defamation League, there were 1,986 anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. in 2017, up 57 percent from the previous year. Far from being concentrated in “red states,” the highest number of anti-Semitic events occurred in New York, California, New Jersey and Massachusetts.

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Beyond Fitna (2008)


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Valasr (Moarya / MohammadNHG) on Apr 23, 2011

The film, which was directed by a group of Iranian filmmakers and produced by the Islam and Christianity Nongovernmental Organization, is a response to Dutch politician Geert Wilders’ anti-Islam documentary “Fitna”.

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Noam Chomsky–2013 Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture: Violence and Dignity–Reflections on the Middle East

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Noam Chomsky: Two Major Crises Looming: Nuclear War and Global Warming

Chomsky at the World Social Forum (Porto Alegr...

Chomsky at the World Social Forum (Porto Alegre) in 2003 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Discussion at Professor Chomsky’s office on July 28, 2011.

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Woe to you, Christian Zionists, hypocrites! by Jeremy R. Hammond

by Jeremy R. Hammond
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Jeremy R. Hammond
8 July, 2010

Christians cannot love their enemies and kill them, too
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I love it when Christian Zionists invoke God’s Holy Word to justify the Israeli theft of Palestinian land, such as this from Reverend John Hagee:

“Israel exists because of a covenant God made with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob 3,500 years ago — and that covenant still stands,” Mr. Hagee thundered. “World leaders do not have the authority to tell Israel and the Jewish people what they can and cannot do in the city of Jerusalem.”

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Deir Yassin, Gilad Atzmon and All This Jazz: Love, Truth and Jihad

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June 25, 2010


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Top Ten Myths about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by Jeremy R. Hammond

by Jeremy R. Hammond
Featured Writer
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Foreign Policy Journal
17 June, 2010

Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 to 2005
Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 to 2005

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Myth #1 – Jews and Arabs have always been in conflict in the region.

Although Arabs were a majority in Palestine prior to the creation of the state of Israel, there had always been a Jewish population, as well. For the most part, Jewish Palestinians got along with their Arab neighbors. This began to change with the onset of the Zionist movement, because the Zionists rejected the right of the Palestinians to self-determination and wanted Palestine for their own, to create a “Jewish State” in a region where Arabs were the majority and owned most of the land.

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The American Taliban by Bruce Gagnon (Jesus Camp – 2006) (no longer available)

Christians cannot love their enemies and kill them, too

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by Bruce Gagnon
featured writer
Dandelion Salad
Organizing Notes
March 27, 2010

A French documentary about the right-wing Christian fundamentalists who are preparing to wage war on behalf of Jesus.

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Pastor John Hagee Denounces Goldstone Report in Jerusalem

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Pastor Hagee Denounces Goldstone in Jerusalem 3/8/10 Pt 1

March 09, 2010

This is part one of Pastor Hagee’s speech in Jerusalem before top members of the Israeli government and thousands of evangelicals.

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How Western anti-Muslim bigotry became respectable

Updated: added Pts 2-4

March 04, 2010

The historic roots of a newly resilient ideology

Sener Akturk is a political scientist and fellow at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, lectures at the Department of Government, both at Harvard University. .

Mujeeb Khan is affiliated with the doctoral program in political science at the University of California Berkeley. He wrote a chapter in the book The New Crusades: Constructing the Muslim Enemy.

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