Archive for November, 2012

Rupert Murdoch criticizes “Jewish-owned press” – Classic!

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

“Rupert Murdoch has apologised on Twitter after criticising the “Jewish-owned press” for their coverage of Israel. The News Corp chairman and chief executive said he had been “sternly criticised” for the post and offered his unreserved apologies.

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Operation Pillar of Cloud – November 21st, 2012

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Canada: Anti-Israel protestors demonstrate outside embassy

India criticizes Israel for “disproportionate use of force”

“Rampant butchery” – Daily Star, Lebanon

Gaza attack: Timing determined by U.S. and Israeli elections?

Gaza crisis: ‘More than 100’ killed in Israeli strikes – BBC

UK government and media’s grotesque travesty of the truth in Gaza

India, Japan co-operate against Chinese rare earths monopoly

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

In a “Comment” article posted by India’s Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses yesterday, we are told by author Ajey Lele that Japan and India are finding common ground in the need to co-operate with each other to counter-act China’s near-monopoly on “rare earth elements” (REE’s).  Specifically, Japan finds its electronics industry and sovereignty threatened by China, and India is the second-largest producer of REE’s and has a history of enmity and military conflict with China.

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Operation Pillar of Cloud – November 20th, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Top 10 Myths About Israel’s Attack on Gaza

Killing Hope: Israel Targets Sports in Gaza

Israeli Aggression: Dress Rehearsal for Iran?

Dancing Israeli students chant “Death to the Arabs” (Video)

Russia: US Blocking UN Statement Calling for Gaza Ceasefire

Minister: 25 mosques bombed in Gaza

World has put up with Zionist apartheid for too long

Congress’s Shameful Support for Israeli Bombing

Chaos in Gaza hospital as doctors run out of life-saving medicines

In the line of fire: No escape anywhere in Gaza

Gaza: A murderous, genocidal attack by Zionist supremacists

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

“It seems to me that by issuing these leaflets, Israel is providing itself with an excuse ‘before the fact’ for causing mass civilian casualties.  And if most of Gaza’s population is crammed into the centre of Gaza City, they will be sitting ducks for mistakes and accidents of war.”

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Gaza: Infrastructure destroyed, press and civilians attacked

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Factors underlying this vicious military attack on a largely helpless civilian population are the upcoming Israeli election, Palestine’s move towards “observer” status at the U.N., and Israel’s never-ending quest to acquire more and more real estate and then clear it of unwanted “others”.

What I am attempting to do is extract salient information from the foreign (less-controlled) press and the internet, together with such revealing pro-Israeli propaganda and leaks as appear in the mainstream press, and then assemble it all into an easily-surveyed and digested presentation.

There are 17 links below.

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Scottish Nationalism – Nov. 17th, 2012

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Intelligence-sharing with U.S. could be jeopardized

UK Government demanded ‘yes-no’ question

Royal Bank of Scotland could leave

Trident nuclear submarines might have to leave

Scottish Defence Force will be cheaper

French politicians freak over article in The Economist

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Britain’s Daily Mail ran a great story yesterday describing the French response to an article in  “The Economist” which describes France as “the time-bomb at the heart of Europe”; it would seem that while The Economist supports the continuation of the Euro, it thinks that French plans to tackle the financial crisis are “not ambitious enough”.

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China brags as neighbours abandon the U.S. dollar

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Using quotes from the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE), the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), the Royal Bank of Scotland,  Bloomberg and others, “China Daily” tells us that renminbi-denominated foreign trade accounted for 10 per-cent of China’s total in July of this year, while two years ago, the figure was zero. 

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Operation Pillar of Cloud – November 16th, 2012

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

“Operation Pillar of Cloud” has now become “Operation Pillar of Defence”, although nobody seems to have told Wikipedia yet.

Somehow, it seems to make “mowing the grass” a whole lot nicer… JG.

Israel just “mowing the grass”

Attack “won’t deter Palestinians from seeking observer status at the UN”

Tunisia sends foreign minister to Gaza with aid

Worldwide protests against Israel: Listing is updated

Iraq urges Arab states to use oil against US, Israel