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Arrest of Gov’t Critic and Journalist Max Blumenthal Signals Escalation in War on Alternative Media

    Arrest of Gov’t Critic and Journalist Max Blumenthal Signals Escalation in War on Alternative Media

Max Blumenthal, the editor of independent media outlet The Grayzone, was secretly arrested on October 25 in a “SWAT-style” morning raid on his Washington D.C. home. He was held in D.C. Central Detention Facility for two days incommunicado, without the ability to communicate to the outside world, having been refused a phone call. He claims…

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At This Year’s J Street Conference, “Progressive” Pols Bow to Israel While Preaching Peace

    At This Year’s J Street Conference, “Progressive” Pols Bow to Israel While Preaching Peace

My father, the late IDF general Matti Peled, called for a two-state solution in 1967, and as is stated in my book, The General’s Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, he continued to campaign for this “solution”  until the day he died. It may have been a revolutionary idea then, especially coming from a…

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The Palestinian Christian Population Is Dwindling at an Alarming Rate

    The Palestinian Christian Population Is Dwindling at an Alarming Rate

The world’s most ancient Christian community is moving elsewhere, and the reason for this is Israel. Christian leaders from Palestine and South Africa sounded the alarm at a conference in Johannesburg on October 15. Their gathering was titled: “The Holy Land: A Palestinian Christian Perspective.” One major issue that highlighted itself at the meetings is…

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Media Silent as Nobel Prize Winning OPCW Found “Fixing” its Own Findings on Syria

    Media Silent as Nobel Prize Winning OPCW Found “Fixing” its Own Findings on Syria

Douma, Syria, April 2018. Dozens of people die in a suspected chemical weapons attack in the eastern suburb of the capital Damascus. The United States and many European countries immediately identify President Bashar al-Assad as responsible for the attacks, and respond with deadly violence of their own, starting a bombing campaign against his forces. Yet…

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Chilean Protests: A Revolt against Neoliberalism the Media Refuses to Acknowledge

  Chilean Protests: A Revolt against Neoliberalism the Media Refuses to Acknowledge

Santiago, Chile — “We are at war with a powerful, relentless enemy that respects nothing nor anyone” thundered Chilean President Sebastian Piñera during a speech to the nation, deliberately echoing the infamous catchphrase of fascist military dictator Augusto Pinochet.  The “enemy” he was referencing were Chilean citizens, more than one million of them taking to the…

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Accused of Treason and Imprisoned Without Trial: Journalist Kirill Vyshinsky Recounts His Harrowing Time in a Ukrainian Prison

  Accused of Treason and Imprisoned Without Trial: Journalist Kirill Vyshinsky Recounts His Harrowing Time in a Ukrainian Prison

 In November 2018, I became aware of the case of Kirill Vyshinsky, a Ukrainian-Russian journalist and editor imprisoned in Ukraine without trial since May 2018, accused of high treason.  Soon after, I interviewed Vyshinsky via email. He described his arrest and the accusations against him as politically-motivated, “an attempt by the Ukrainian authorities to bolster…

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A Public Relations Scam: J Street Conference Attracts War Criminals and Zionist Liberals Alike

  A Public Relations Scam: J Street Conference Attracts War Criminals and Zionist Liberals Alike

Israeli war criminal Ehud Barak is leading a long list of Zionist politicians, apologizers, sympathizers, and activists willing to promote normalization who are slated to speak at a coming J Street conference in Washington DC.  J Street is a Zionist organization that promotes the myth of a friendly, peace-loving form of Zionism, and by extension,…

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Betty McCollum Is Pushing Congress to Stop Subsidizing the Torture of Palestinian Children

  Betty McCollum Is Pushing Congress to Stop Subsidizing the Torture of Palestinian Children

In December 2018, a 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place.  Another alleged…

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Greater Middle East Project of Chaos: The Management of Savagery

  Greater Middle East Project of Chaos: The Management of Savagery

(Analysis) — Destination Afghanistan was known as the big easy back in the halcyon days of the late 1960s. Hippies from throughout the affluent West hitchhiked to the capital, Kabul, where crash pads and hashish were cheap, and the locals were tolerant. Life appeared to be mellow in the scenic shadow of the Hindu Kush…

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Palestine Lecture Proceeds as Milan Students Stand Up To Zionist Attempt to Block It

  Palestine Lecture Proceeds as Milan Students Stand Up To Zionist Attempt to Block It

MILAN, ITALY  — My lecture at the University of Milan was scheduled for the afternoon of October 9, 2019. That morning the university president, pressured by a local Zionist group, decided to cancel the lecture. The excuse given was that the lecture was scheduled on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur and this offended the…

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