US Provocation and North Korea

Pretext for War with China by James Petras http://www.unz.com (April 24 2017) Introduction US Empire building on a world-scale began during and shortly after World War Two. Washington intervened directly in the Chinese civil war (providing arms to Chiang Kai Shek's army while the Red Army battled the Japanese), backed France's re-colonization war against the … Continue reading US Provocation and North Korea

Is Mad Dog Planning to Invade East Syria?

by Mike Whitney CountePunch (April 24 2017) The Pentagon's plan for seizing and occupying territory in east Syria is beginning to take shape. According to a Fox News exclusive:     The Islamic State has essentially moved its so-called capital in Syria... ISIS is now centered in Deir ez-Zur, roughly ninety miles southeast of Raqqa, … Continue reading Is Mad Dog Planning to Invade East Syria?

Jews, Judaism & Jewishness

by Gilad Atzmon http://www.gilad.co.uk (December 15 2010) Since Israel defines itself as the "Jewish state" we are entitled to consider what the word "Jewish" stands for. I tend to differentiate between three distinct (yet occasionally confusing) categories: 1. Jews - the people 2. Judaism - the religion 3. Jewishness - the ideology During my study … Continue reading Jews, Judaism & Jewishness