Revolution Online, January 1, 2009
Resources: Israel and the Middle East
Revolution in just the past year has run critically important articles. Help spread these around the net:
“The Nakba: Ethnic Cleansing and the Birth of Israel,” May 25, 2008, Revolution #130: using research developed by an Israeli historian and lecturer at Haifa University, this article convincingly shows how Israel intended from the beginning to violently uproot the Palestinian people from their land.
“Obama’s Speech On Israel: Auditioning for Commander-in-Chief,” June 15, 2008, Revolution #132: this article analyzes Obama’s speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), given the day after he clinched the nomination.
“Who’s the Real Aggressor in the Middle East,” Larry Everest, July 20, 2008, Revolution #136: this important article shows the links between U.S. imperialist designs to carry out regime change in Iran and Israeli aggression in the region.
“Think You Know the Facts About Israel? Take this Quiz and Find Out,” July 27, 2008, Revolution #137: a popular quiz that introduces people to basic facts about the state of Israel.
“Gaza: Tottering on the Brink,” December 14, 2008, Revolution #150: this article graphically exposes the Israeli blockade of Gaza – the effects on the people and the political aims of Israel in carrying out this blockade.
“‘The Wild Wild West’ of the Israeli Settler Movement,” December 9, 2007, Revolution #111: An excellent review of a book detailing the crimes of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza
An Interview with Joel Kovel, author of OVERCOMING ZIONISM: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine, Revolution #125, April 6, 2008: an interview with a prominent principled opponent of Zionism.
* “An Assessment of the Momentum Towards War Between the United States and Iran: Causes and Potential Ramifications: Preliminary Findings by a Working Group, June 2008”: Revolution is making available online a draft paper which contains the initial results of research by a working group that delved deeply into the dynamics bound up in the relationship between U.S. imperialism and the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). This analysis looks at the real compulsions towards, as well as contradictions holding back, confrontation and war.
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