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Live in peace or go back to Khazaria

Live in peace or go back to Khazaria Live in peace or go back to Khazaria

Most of the Israelis believe that Muslims do not want to live in peace with Jews and are opposed to the idea of a Jewish homeland, but neither of those two misconceptions is true. Palestinian Muslims are ready to live in peace with Jews in Palestine, as long as everyone has equal rights, including the right to vote, which is not the case today. And Muslims are not opposed to the idea of a Jewish homeland. They just believe that a Jewish homeland should be in Khazaria or somewhere else but not in Palestine.

Everyone is talking about a two-state solution for Palestine, but a one-state solution through a referendum with the participation of all the people living in Palestine — Muslims, Christians, Jews, and people with other belief systems — would be the best solution. However, all of the disenfranchised Palestinians would have to be given the right to vote for it to be a valid referendum.

And for that to happen, all of the 5.8 million Palestinians in the diaspora would have to be granted the right of return and the right to vote in the referendum. If that happened, the plebiscite could be organized. However, most of the Jewish Israelis are opposed to this proposal because they would then be in the minority. Continue reading ‘Live in peace or go back to Khazaria’

IDF shoots at 16 non-violent protestors

Israeli soldiers shoot on protesters trying to cross the border from Syria, Lebanon and Gaza in commemoration of The Nakba.

Birth pangs of a new, (democratic) Middle East

arab revolt 2011 Birth pangs of a new, (democratic) Middle East

In 2006 during the invasion of Lebanon by the illegal Zionist entity, the then Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice had described the plight of Lebanon as “the birth pangs of a new Middle East”. Fast forward to 2011, she didn’t know how right she was….although it is in a totally different vision from what the neo-cons and the Zionist supporters back in the United States had for the Middle East.

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“Butcher of Lebanon” resigns in disgrace

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Ehud Olmert officially tenders his resignation as Prime Minister of Israel and Tzipi Livni is expected to take his place. The “Butcher of Lebanon” is no more.

Olmert told his Cabinet yesterday morning that he would resign and followed that with a visit to the official Jerusalem residence of President Shimon Peres — both formalities in a process that began in late July, when Olmert caved under the pressure of multiple corruption probes and announced he would step down after the Kadima primary election.

“This decision was not easy, it was not simple, and it was not taken in an offhanded way,” Olmert said before the start of yesterday’s Cabinet meeting. He pledged to help Livni, a longtime rival, form a new government.

“Prime Minister Ehud Olmert presented to me this evening his resignation as head of the government,” Peres said after the two met. Peres thanked him for his service. Olmert did not talk to reporters.

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Ilan Pappe, “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine”

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Jim Miles

Ilan Pappe’s work The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine places him in the forefront of the recent burst of excellent information that critically examines and condemns the Jewish-Zionist actions to eliminate not only the people of Palestine but also to eliminate their history culturally and geographically. Following on his previous well researched and readily accessible work A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples, his latest work, focuses on the concept generated from the very earliest Zionist thought in the Nineteenth century, making the “cleansing” of Palestinian territories a necessity for the survival of the Jewish state.

It is a history made personal. Pappe does not just recount the series of events, and the sequence they occurred in but makes the story become real through the views of Israeli individuals and the views of individual Palestinians. Israel has hidden its war criminals well, out in the open, blatant, the clear majority of their political leaders having served in the military in one capacity or another to facilitate the “cleansing” of their desired state. Using archival references from various Israeli sources as well as the personal diaries of those involved, in particular David Ben-Gurion, a personal encounter with the perpetrators of the genocide is created. That encounter displays a strong-willed double standard that accepted no interference with the ultimate goal of Eretz Israel for Jews only.

It is a history made personal on the Palestinian side, with stories in photos and anecdotes from the dispossessed population, stories of their life style before their evictions or murder and stories of the cultural geography of the many towns and villages that have been erased from both the physical and cultural geography of the larger area.

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