All Blog Posts Tagged 'Israel' (126)

TransConflict - May Review

Dear All,

Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during May. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.

Added by TransConflict on June 1, 2012 at 6:46am — No Comments

MEJDI Summer Dual Narrative Tour: Israel & Palestine: Contested Histories, Shared Future July 27-August 6, 2012

July 27: U.S. Departure

Fly to Tel Aviv.

July 28: Arrival in Jerusalem

Arrival and transfer to hotel in Jerusalem. Introduction by Israeli and Palestinian tour guides followed by a welcome dinner.

Hotel in Jerusalem…


Added by Scott Cooper on May 13, 2012 at 6:33am — 1 Comment


Dear friends

Here is 19 constructive proposals in the direction of war-prevention and long-term peace.

It contrasts sharply the present discourse which is dominated by intellectually lazy and anachronistic talk about war as an option. War on Iran is not an option!

It's been published by IPS - the Inte Press Service. You are welcome to use it but you must print the © of IPS and myself as author.

I look forward to your comments here on…


Added by Jan Oberg on April 23, 2012 at 6:53am — 2 Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... March 2nd-March 9th, 2012.


Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 11, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments

US Giving a "Yellow Light" to an Israeli Strike

Sometimes there are no alternatives to confrontation”

(then - 2008 - candidate Obama)…


Added by Ari Rusila on March 6, 2012 at 1:44am — No Comments

Tonight I lost the last bit of sympathy for President Obama

This is President Obama's most nasty, bellicose, one-sided and perversely power-arrogant speech ever. The Nobel Committee ought to revoke its Prize to him, but of course it won't.

This cynical man speaks about the goodness of even more "crippling" sanctions on a country of 75 million people of which 25 % are children under 14.

At every single aspect he touches upon, he takes the wrong path: towards making war irreversible. There is no excuse that it was for AIPAC. In contrast to…


Added by Jan Oberg on March 5, 2012 at 7:16am — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 24th-March 2nd, 2012.

  • At least 28 people were reportedly killed in clashes on Saturday between government troops and opposition forces in Syria as the Red Cross continued efforts to evacuate civilians from the city of Homs; while at least 89 people were reportedly killed nationwide. On Sunday, the ICRC said that…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 2, 2012 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Palestinians, Israelis Shape New Reality through Dialogue


Laura Shaz


“In general, people here consider meeting Israelis as kind of betrayal. I believed that any kind of contact or talking with Israelis was like betraying my country and ignoring the long history of suffering of my people,” said Faras, a Palestinian.


Every moment is an opportunity for change. What can…


Added by Caroline Anderson on February 28, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 17th-24th, 2012.

  • China announced on Friday that it had yet to receive a formal invitation to a meeting of international powers in Tunis next week to discuss the crisis in Syria; the government reportedly blocked a premiere live stream website, Bambuser, that has been used by dissidents to…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 26, 2012 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 10th-17th, 2012.

  • A new report in the Atlantic this week suggests that a barely perceptible shift occurred in recent months that make the possibility of Israel attacking Iran’s nuclear sites more possible, as the benefits outweigh the costs. NBC reported last week…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 18, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 2nd-10th, 2012.

  • Human Rights Watch alleged that authorities in Iran are intimidating and arresting relatives and friends of Persian-language journalists working abroad on Friday; while American spy chiefs told Congress that they believed Iran’s leaders are now more willing to attack the US in…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 12, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Palestinian & Israelis Peace Plan

There are three main reasons why the Israelis do not want to go back to negotiate at the peace table with the Palestinians. First, time is on the Israeli side. They have total control of what is happening on the ground in their region. While over time the so called “realities on the ground” are changing in the Israelis favor. Secondly the Israeli government receives many billions of dollars for military aid from the United States government and many hundreds of millions of…

Added by David Crier on February 9, 2012 at 5:49pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... January 25th-February 3rd, 2012.

  • The Guardian ran a special report on the mistreatment of Palestinian children locked in Israel’s military justice system; allegations that many vehemently denied. Last Wednesday, an Israeli military court ordered Hamas MP Aziz Dweik, the speaker of…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 4, 2012 at 3:46pm — No Comments

The State of Israel is in Bed with the Military Industrial Complex

If you want to know why we are not heading down the road to peace. Just read this Congressional Research Service report U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel of September 16, 2010

 The United States government has pledged over three billion dollars a year in military aid to the State of Israel until the year 2018. This is on top of,…


Added by David Crier on January 26, 2012 at 5:45am — No Comments

Israel Insanity Iran Nukes

As the insanity grows between Israel and Iran, over the nuclear proliferation in the Middle East. The question becomes where will it end when the State of Israel is the only Middle Eastern nation who has undeclared nuclear weapons today. Almost no one in the world except for a few people in Iran who want to hold onto power, want to see Iran become a nuclear military nation. It is almost globally unanimously seen as going the wrong way for global peace and security.  As it is…


Added by David Crier on January 24, 2012 at 1:52am — No Comments

You Have to Develop Trust Over Time


If we wait until one side trusts the other side, or we wait until both sides trust each other. Peace, security and justice will not come about and trust will never develop and grow between the two people in the Holy Land. Only went you fly a helicopter along the Green Line. You can not see a difference between the East side and Western side of the Green Line will there be trust between the two people. There is no question without an infusion of a…


Added by David Crier on January 19, 2012 at 1:39am — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - The Globalization of War: The "Military Roadmap" to World War III


The Globalization of War

The "Military Roadmap" to World War III

Michel Chossudovsky and Finian Cunningham (Editors)



Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on January 18, 2012 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Arc & Palestine United Nation Membership is Progress Towards Peace

  Amidst everything going on with the Arab Spring in the Middle East. The Israeli government would be in a much better position going forward. Letting the Palestinians gain full United Nation’s membership while supporting the implementation of “the arc” A Formal Structure for a Palestinian State. Giving Palestine full membership status to the United Nations would give them a legitimacy among the international community. Making them equal to any other nation. It would…


Added by David Crier on January 15, 2012 at 5:49pm — No Comments

End Game Approaches on Nuclear Iran

From the start of 2012 the spotlight on Iran and for good reason. Today the entire region is now on tenterhooks for the next move, with US, Iranian and Gulf armies on the highest war alert. Earlier the main scenario was that Israel would make an preventive limited air strike to Iran's nuclear facilities, now it seems that U.S is going to war with…


Added by Ari Rusila on January 11, 2012 at 1:54am — 1 Comment

Palestinian-Israeli Three Third Settlement Peace Plan.

This is a synopsis of the Palestinian-Israeli Three Third Settlement Peace Plan. The following will be dealing with the disputed land that is being illegally occupied by the State of Israel. With 80% of the Jewish Israeli’s settlers on 20% of the occupied land. One third of the occupied land running adjacent to the 1967 Armistice Line will become part of the State of Israel with some conditions placed upon it. The second one third will be part of the new State…


Added by David Crier on January 9, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

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