Tag: Middle East

Kathy Kelly is a peace activist from Chicago who was in Iraq in March 2003 when the Bush administration illegally invaded Iraq. She directly observed the shock-and-awe bombing campaign, which deployed overwhelming destructive air power in an attempt to paralyze the will of the Iraqi people to fight. More than 20...
Demands End to U.S. Arms Sales to Israel and an Immediate Cease-Fire On Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024, active-duty Air Force Senior Airman Larry Hebert began a hunger strike in front of the White House to highlight the plight of the starving children of Gaza. Hebert’s act of protest was set...
Israeli military young men and women are not the first to have recurring nightmares of what they have seen and done. They are not the first to dissolve into the abyss of war. American military from World War I, World War II, the war on Viet Nam, the wars on Iraq...
The U.S. war against Yemen is slowly but surely heating up. With more and bigger bombs the U.S. is doing the only thing it knows how to do when what it is doing is not working, something even Joe Biden has admitted. Some might think this story started on October...
Responses to the current violence in, and from, Gaza vary as follows: Israeli leaders, much of the Israeli public, and Zionists in the West, thirsting for vengeance, call for genocidal mass murder and/or wholesale ethnic-cleansing operations against the people of Gaza. Israel and its Western imperial allies (U.S., et al.) evade...
The February 12, 2024, Senate vote on sending another $14 billion to Israel shows the depravity of most of the members of the U.S. Senate. In particular, it showed the hypocrisy of the two Senators who are pastors of Christian denominations as well as the shallowness of the few Senators...
Besides the Israeli military’s mass murder of Palestinians in Gaza (the West Bank as well), there have been repressive measures by Israel to silence the dissent of pro-Palestinian voices. In a sane world, Israel would be sanctioned and deprived of U.S. military aid. Its right-wing leaders would be charged...
The airdrops in Gaza began as a Jordanian project to resupply its small field hospital, established in 2009 in Tel al-Hawa in northern Gaza in early November, 2023. Toward the end of November, Jordan established a second field hospital in Khan Younis in southern Gaza, also supplied by airdrops....
The Israeli tactic of hiding the ongoing genocide is to suppress the truth in the media. This includes pressuring mainstream media outlets like CNN to filter and/or distort reports to suit Israel’s interests, preventing journalists from reporting from Gaza, or simply killing them—a fate that has befallen dozens of...
Millions of people took to the streets around the world on March 2nd in solidarity with the people of Gaza as Israel is reportedly preparing an invasion of Rafah later this week, just before the start of Ramadan. In New York City, Havana, Albuquerque, Caracas, British Columbia, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul and beyond, the massive day of mobilization shows that the movement against the Israeli genocide in Palestine will not slow down until the attacks are over...