Archives for December 2023

The Spark That Lit the Fire: The Untold Story of the October 7 Attacks

An examination of Hamas statements and political discourse demonstrates that the Palestinian group was hardly secretive about its plans for October 7.

October 7 Feature photo

The dramatic, earth-shattering events in Palestine starting on October 7 have taken many people by surprise. However, attentive observers were not among them. Few expected that Palestinian fighters would be parachuting into southern Israel on October 7; that instead of capturing a single Israeli soldier - as done in 2006 - hundreds of Israelis,

Blood Money: The Top Ten Politicians Taking the Most Israel Lobby Cash

In this investigation, MintPress News breaks down the ten largest individual recipients of pro-Israel cash, exposing the links between the Israel lobby and the movers and shakers in Washington, D.C.

Joe Biden Israel Lobby Feature photo

As the Israeli attack on Gaza, Lebanon and Syria intensifies, the U.S. public watch on aghast. A new poll finds that Americans support a permanent ceasefire by a more than 2:1 ratio (including the vast majority of Democrats and a plurality of Republicans). And yet, despite this, only 4% of elected members of the House support even a temporary

South Korea and Japan Emerge as Key Battlegrounds in US Strategy Against China, Featuring Tim Shorrock

Dive into the intricate geopolitics of Northeast Asia with Tim Shorrock in today’s MintCast interview, exploring the shaping of Japan and South Korea by the United States, their complex political landscapes, and the potential for regional unification amidst growing U.S.-China tensions

Tim Shorrock Feature photo

As China continues rising and the U.S. attempts to dominate the world, Northeast Asia becomes an increasingly crucial battleground. The United States is trying to encircle China with a network of hundreds of military bases while building a trilateral military alliance with South Korea and Japan. But many in those countries want to be free of U.S.

Urinating on Prisoners: Why Humiliation is Functional in Israel’s War on Palestinians

The Israeli military continues to act as it did during the Nakba, when it employed torture in a bid to crush the spirit of Palestinian resistance, perceiving the humiliation of Palestinians as an expression of dominance, power, and supremacy.

Israel forces strip and detain a group of men

When Zionist militias, using advanced Western arms, conquered historic Palestine in 1947-48, they expressed their victory through the deliberate humiliation of Palestinians. Much of that humiliation targeted women, in particular, knowing how the dishonor of Palestinian females represents, according to Arab culture, a sense of dishonor to the

Israel Is Wiping Out Gaza’s Journalists: A Tribute

Israel is systematically targeting and killing Gaza’s journalists one by one. Mnar Adley pays tribute in their honor. 

Gaza Journalists Tribute

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From Dallas to Gaza: The JFK Assassination was Good for Zionist Israel

As John F. Kennedy warned in 1960, Israel has become a “garrison state” surrounded by “hate and fear.” The assassination of John F Kennedy ensured Zionist control of Israel, suffering for Palestinians, and permanent instability.

Israel JFK Assassination Feature photo

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated sixty years ago. If he had lived and won a second term, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would have evolved differently. Possibly, the path toward Israeli apartheid and genocide in Gaza could have been avoided. In his short time in office, Kennedy significantly changed U.S. foreign policy. As documented