Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bulgaria: Deflecting attention from Israel’s problems

Although this article appears in an Iranian newspaper, the author, Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, lives in the United States, and is a public speaker and political commentator.   She has a degree in Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California, and her analysis will be of great interest to those looking for an alternative to the Israeli propaganda and speculations masquerading as “news” in the mainstream media.

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Palestinians ‘consent’ to Israeli occupation?

“Under international law, Israel’s rule in the West Bank and Gaza is considered “belligerent occupation” and, therefore, its actions must be justified by military necessity only. If there is no occupation, Israel has no military grounds to hold on to the territories… Israel must either offer the Palestinians citizenship and wait for a non-Jewish majority to emerge in Greater Israel; or deny them citizenship and face pariah status as an apartheid state.”

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Russia to throw down the gauntlet over Syria?

This could get very nasty, very quickly!  The threat to world peace created by Israel’s setting-up Syria for regime-change is now entering the really dangerous phase and I see no hope for a  win-win result; Russia is determined to challenge the Western embargo against arms to Syria, and leaves Israel and its assorted lackeys no choice but acquiescence or to use force.

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Is Israel heading towards civil war?

“There are already whole units that the IDF fears using. As men who believe in the inviolable sanctity of the Whole Land of Israel climb the ladder of command, possibilities loom that are worse than refusal: outright mutiny, even decisions by senior officers to deploy their units to prevent withdrawal (from the occupied territories)… Pro-settler religious Zionists are reaching the higher ranks of the military” – Gershom Gorenberg, author, “The Unmaking of Israel”.

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