Why is Ali Dawabsheh Dead?

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by Mitchell Plitnick Ali Saad Dawabsheh was only 18 months old when Israeli settlers who entered his village of Douma to carry out a so-called “price tag” attack took his life away by setting fire to his home. The crime… Continue Reading  

Israelis and Palestinians Moving Apart, Not Closer

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by Mitchell Plitnick It’s a busy week for Secretary of State John Kerry. On Monday, he received Israel’s top two negotiators, Tzipi Livni and Isaac Molho. Then he packed his bags and headed off to the World Economic Forum in… Continue Reading  

Is Netanyahu’s New Adviser in the ‘Attack Iran’ Camp?

It’s hard to know for sure, but he certainly doesn’t keep pleasant company. Ori Nir, at Americans for Peace Now, has a good analysis of Maj. Gen. Yaakov Amidror, who is apparently Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu’s new national security… Continue Reading  

Is “Iranium” settler propaganda or partisan shot? Or both?

At the Heritage Foundation screening of the ‘bomb Iran’ scare documentary released by the Clarion Fund, writer and director Alex Traiman rambled extemporaneously about why the U.S. needs to “do something” about Iran. Traiman, an ideological settler in the West Bank, told the… Continue Reading  

The Ideological West Bank Settler Behind “Iranium”

This article originally appeared on AlterNet. The drama never stops unfolding around the Clarion Fund, the operation behind a string of movies dubbed “anti-Muslim” by critics. The group’s latest salvo is an hour-long documentary called “Iranium”, which more or less gives airtime to… Continue Reading