The Six-Day War: The Myth of an Israeli David Versus an Arab Goliath

The son of an Israeli General, Miko Peled reflects on the nefarious intent behind what was presented to the world as the heroic triumph of an outmatched Israel vs its aggressive Arab neighbors.

Six Day War Feature photo

June 2, 1967, was a tense day at the Israeli army headquarters in Tel Aviv. For weeks, IDF generals had been pushing the government to initiate a war and the atmosphere was tense. Israel’s Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, who also acted as minister of defense, came to see the generals at the IDF command center. All the generals who made up the IDF high

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Israel Releases Trove of Documents From 1967 Six-Day War

The papers date from the period during and immediately after the war and “document Israeli officials’ discussions regarding the fate of the occupied Arab territories.”

Israeli Sherman M4 tanks are seen moving towards the Sinai during Israel's invasion of the Sinai in the six day war of Israel, June 6, 1967. (AP Photo)

Israel has released new documents dating from the 1967 war. According to Hebrew newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth the papers date from the period during and immediately after the war and “document Israeli officials’ discussions regarding the fate of the occupied Arab territories.” In one of the documents Zerah Verheftig, a minister, suggested

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New Book Reveals Disturbing New Details Of Israel’s Attack On The USS Liberty

‘The Americans have findings that show our pilots were aware the ship was American,’ a newly published document by the State Archives says.

USS liberty

Amid the jubilee celebrations for the Six-Day War, the tragic story of the American spy ship USS Liberty – which was bombed by an Israeli fighter jet and torpedo boats on June 8, 1967 in the eastern Mediterranean – was somewhat overlooked. Thirty-four American sailors were killed in the Israeli attack and many others were wounded. Israel

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Gullible Americans Duped into Believing Palestinians Occupy Israeli Land Rather than the Reverse

Although there are no major establishment news organizations reporting on or even alleging any Palestinian occupation of Israeli territories, the media’s overwhelmingly negative coverage of Palestinians – including its bids for statehood, the nonviolent BDS movement, and resistance to Israeli attacks – all likely contribute to Americans’ fundamental failure to grasp essential facts about the situation in the Middle East.

Palestinians protester is pushed by Israeli border policemen during a protest marking the Land Day in the West Bank village of Hawara near Nablus, Monday, March 30, 2015.

According to an IRmep poll fielded by Google Consumer Surveys the majority of Americans (49.2 percent) believe that Palestinians occupy Israeli land rather than the reverse. The statistically-significant survey was fielded on March 9 in four nations and had a margin of error of 1.7-4.3 percent. The U.S. adult internet population is alone in

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Israeli Documentary Exposes Myths Of Six-Day War, While Perpetuating Them

As glorious as Israel has made its victory in the 1967 War sound, “Censored Voices” presents the brutal accounts of the soldiers who lived through the war that was neither miraculous nor a historical event out of character in the course of Israeli history.

Israeli Sherman M4 tanks are seen moving towards the Sinai during Israel's invasion of the Sinai in the six day war of Israel, June 6, 1967. (AP Photo)

SEATTLE --- The award-winning Israeli documentary film “Censored Voices” tackles one of the most freighted myths of the Zionist ethos: Israel's “miraculous” victory in what was once called the Six-Day War, the June 1967 conflict with Egypt, Jordan and Syria, which resulted in Israel’s conquest of the Sinai, Golan, East Jerusalem and the Occupied

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Why Benjamin Netanyahu Didn’t Go To Mandela’s Funeral

Israel was once in bed with the racist government that imprisoned Mandela and instituted one of the most all-encompassing systems of racial tyranny seen outside of Nazi Germany.

Benjamin Netanyahu

As the world’s great, good, and not-so-good flocked to South Africa this past week to celebrate the life and mourn the passing of the Nelson Mandela, one leader was conspicuous in his absence. It was, he said, too expensive to go. Who was this person who put dollars and cents – or rather shekels and agorot – ahead of paying respects to the

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