Saturday, April 09, 2011

Jewish state of "spectacular deception" begins another imperious bombing campaign against civilians in full view of the world with nary a complaint

Israel: Spoiling for Another Fight?

( -- by Stephen Lendman --

Throughout its history, Israel intimidated as a regional menace, preemptively attacking Palestinians and regional neighbors for any reason or none at all. Each time, it's claimed self-righteousness and "self-defense," what scoundrels always say.

Until his death, Edward Said passionately defended Palestinian rights. He accused Israel of turning Palestine into an isolated prison, suffocating an entire population, impoverishing and slaughtering them, blaming them for its own state terror, and creating a wasteland of destruction and human misery.

Moreover, he said Israeli regimes sanctioned torture, targeted assassinations, and mass killing as official policy, besides committing every imaginable human indignity and degradation against people for their faith, ethnicity and presence.

As a result, Israel perpetuates a never ending cycle of violence and destruction, planning to end "the Palestinian problem," calling courage and resistance "terrorism," offering nothing in return for outrageous demands, and pursuing dominating pacification disguised as "peace." Journalist Henry Siegman once called it "the most spectacular deception in modern diplomatic history."

Gideon Levy calls it "an unborn baby," saying there's "never been an Israeli peace camp." How can there be when decades of Israeli leaders called peace process negotiations a useful fiction...

Israel Attacks Gaza - Its Latest Blitzkrieg

International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC) reports explained a new Israeli Gaza offensive, headlining on April 8, "Three Palestinians Killed in Gaza, Eight in Less Than 48 Hours," saying:

Since April 7, Israeli bombing as well as ground and offshore shelling killed eight Palestinians, wounding dozens, including children. "Furthermore, three family members were injured when the army bombarded a home in Al southern Gaza. Among the wounded is a woman (in) serious condition."

Other civilian areas were also attacked. Israel makes no distinction between them and combatants in blatant violation of international law that also prohibits preemptive attacks, Israel's specialty...MORE...LINK

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