Monthly Archives: March 2019

Forget Mueller. Israel, not Russia, is Trump’s real partner in crime.

The major conclusions of the ‘Mueller investigation’ have just come out in the US. Mueller didn’t find significant evidence of alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 US elections. So the whole exercise has in many ways been a waste of time. It’s also diverted precious resources and media attention away from Donald Trump’s actual crimes (past and present). And it’s bolstered his claim of being subjected to a ‘witch hunt’ by a ‘Washington elite’ ever since taking office.

The obsessing over Russia has also obscured a far more destructive relationship that Trump has been nurturing with Israel.

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Renowned Jewish academic joins UN in condemning Israeli ‘war crimes’

A new report from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) says that Israeli soldiers may be guilty of “war crimes” for ‘killing and maiming’ Palestinian protesters in 2018. Now, renowned Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein has joined the UN in condemning Israel’s actions.

A “remarkably honest” report

Finkelstein, whose parents were survivors of the Nazi holocaust, appeared on Democracy Now!on 5 March. In the interview, he commended the UN report for its honesty and straightforwardness. He said:

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