Lebanon

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Anti-Semitism and the Beirut Pogrom
Perlman, Fredy
Article
1983
Fredy Perlman tells how encounters with racism in Central Europe, Bolivia and the U.S. heightened his perception and prepared him to denounce "American cheerleaders of Israel." He is astounded that po...
Binge and Hangover: Against The Current vol. 124
The Editors
Article
2006
The lords of empire set out to show that the United States, not Iran or any other potential rival, will rule the "new" Middle East. Unable to attack Iran directly, however, they instead employed the w...
Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb
Davis, Mike
Book
2007
Mike Davis traces the car bomb's worldwide use and development. In his analysis, he also exposes the role of state intelligence agencies - particularly those of the United States, Israel, India, and P...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Countering Zionist propaganda about Hizbullah and Lebanon
Lowi, Henry
Article
2006
Nothing will change until the people of Palestine, Arabs and Jews, rise up to change the rules of the game, and rebuild the country on a new basis that respects democracy and human rights and good-nei...
The Danger in Lebanon: Against The Current vol. 120
Achcar, Gilbert
Article
2006
The assasination [of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri] resulted in the intensification of the campaign by the USA and France against the Syrian presence and influence in Lebanon. This press...
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Pappe, Ilan
Book
2007
Israelo historian Ilan Pappe recounts the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from Israel during the war of 1948.
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
Hezbollah, Hamas and Israel: Everything You Need To Know
Cockburn, Alexander
Article
2006
We are supposed to think that the current crisis in the Middle East has no historical roots.
Hizballah Through the Fog of War
Norton, Augustus Richard
Article
2006
An interview with Middle East specialist Augustus Richard Norton on the nature of the Lebanese-based Hezbollah group, in which he attempts to dispel some of the shibboleths that hamper Western underst...
Inside Lebanon: Journey to a Shattered Land with Noam and Carol Chomsky
Kfoury, Assaf
Book
2007
Documents Noam and Carol Chomsky's journey and situates it within the tragically altered context of Lebanon and Palestine before and after the war of 2006.
Israel, Lebanon, and the "Peace Process"
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1996
Chomsky illustrates the position of Lebanon amidst the conflicts and interventions belonging to the Israel-Arab contention.
Israel, Lebanon and Torture: Against The Current vol. 125
Finkel, David
Article
2006
An interview with Marty Rosenbluth. Marty Rosenbluth is Amnesty International’s country specialist for Israel, the Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority.
Israel/Lebanon: Deliberate destruction or "collateral damage"?: Israeli attacks on civilian infrastructure
Article
2006
Amnesty International calls for the immediate establishment of a comprehensive, independent and impartial inquiry into violations of international humanitarian law by both Hizbullah and Israel in the ...
Israeli Army Admits Tweeted Hezbollah Map Actually Fake
Ditz, Jason
Article
2016
The Israeli media has been forced to admit a map purported to contain information on Hezbollah positions, distributed to foreign diplomats and on twitter, is a fabrication.
The Israeli War Crime That Goes Unmentioned
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Here set out in black and white in the Israeli media is a moral conundrum that western politicians, diplomats and international human rights organisations are resolutely failing to address -- and one ...
Israel's attack on the UN post in Lebanon
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2006
Israel's leaders could care less about world outrage. Israel's superpower patron, the United States, supports everything Israel does and keeps supplying money and arms, while the U.S. and Canadian med...
Leader and Vassal: Bringing Death and Destruction to Muslims
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2008
Americans do not think of themselves or of Israel as terrorist states, but the evidence is complete and overwhelming. Thanks to the power of the Israel Lobby, Americans only know the Israeli side of t...
Lebanon: Dynamics of Conflict
Odeh, B.J.
Book
In this clear delineation of the major forces at work in Lebanon, the author unravels the causes of the 1975-76 Civil War and relates them to subsequent events, including the Israeli invasion and its ...
The Lessons of Lebanon: Against The Current vol. 124
Avnery, Uri
Article
2006
So what has happened to the Israeli army? This question is now being raised not only around the world, but also in Israel itself. Clearly, there is a huge gap between the army's boastful arrogance, on...
Letter to Palestinian and Lebanese filmmakers from Israeli filmmakers
Article
2006
We unequivocally oppose the brutality and cruelty of Israeli policy.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
The Massacre
Rothbard, Murray N.
Article
1982
All other news, all other concerns, fade into insignificance beside the enormous horror of the massacre in Beirut. All humanity is outraged at the wanton slaughter of hundreds of men (mainly elderly),...
The Middle East in Flames: Against The Current vol. 124
Kennedy, Andrew; Weissman, Susan
Article
2006
Andrew Kennedy and Suzi Weismann Interview Gilbert Achcar. Gilbert Achcar is the author of Eastern Cauldron and The Clash of Barbarisms, both published by Monthly Review Press.
My War Diary
Yermiya, Dov
Book
1983
In this passionate and humane diary, Dov Yermiya, a lieutenant colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, provides eyewitness accounts of the Israeli invasion of Lebanon.
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
On the US-Israeli Invasion of Lebanon
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2006
The supposed justifications for the invasion are a cynical fraud.
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
Carter, Jimmy
Book
2006
Former U.S. President Carter calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians 'apartheid' and identifies continuing Israeli control of the occupied territories as the primary obstacle to peace.
Press for Conversion #51: May 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
Why is the U.S. government reviled by so many people in the Middle East and North Africa? This issue looks at the past 50 years of wars and regime changes in the region and unveils a consistent patter...
Pro-Israel stance reeks of double standards and historical amnesia
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2006
Israel bombs, terrorizes and kills as it pleases, on a daily basis, and the media praise it for its restraint.
The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
a collection of short commentaries by Noam Chomsky on global issues, drawn from interviews in the early 1990s. Topics include global economics, racism, NAFTA, and hot topics of the day.
Radical Digressions 3
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2001
A Range of Abuses: The Invisible Deaths of Lebanon's Migrant Domestic Workers
Bajec, Alessandra
Article
2014
Migrant domestic workers generally get very little protection from the Lebanese government and remain under-reported in the media, while the deaths of these workers are rarely discussed in the news. D...
The real aim of Israel's attacks on Lebanon
Avnery, Uri
Article
2006
The real aim is to change the regime in Lebanon and to install a puppet government.
Shame on you, Mr. Harper
Shalom-Salaam
Article
2006
Open letter initiated by members of Shalom-Salaam, a Jewish-Arab Montreal dialogue group.
Shatila: Remembering the Massacre
Hardigan, Richard
Article
2015
Shatila is probably the most well-known of all the Palestinian refugee camps. In September of 1982, a local Christian militia, known as the Phalange, aided by its Israeli allies, entered Shatila and b...
Six Questions for Augustus Richard Norton on Lebanon
Silverstein, Ken
Article
Questions concerning the 2006 abduction of Israelis to trade for Lebanese prisoners being held in Israeli prisons.
Stop That Shit
Avnery, Uri
Article
2006
Whoever longs for a solution must know: there is no solution without settling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
Waltz with Bashir: A Lebanon War Story
Folman, Ari; Polonsky, David
Book
2009
A graphic novel depicting an Israeli soldier's experience during Israel's war in Lebanon. See also the film with the same name.
War Against the People: Israel, The Palestinians and Global Pacification
Halper, Jeff
Book
2015
Governments today are waging a 'war against the people' -- whether 'securitization' against asylum seekers in Fortress Europe, 'counterinsurgency' in Afghanisation, or the subliminal war of policy and...
War Crimes Airbrushed from History: Evidence of Israeli "Cowardly Blending" Comes to Light
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2008
A report written by a respected Israeli human rights organisation, one representing the country's Arab minority not its Jewish majority, has unearthed evidence showing that during the 2006 Lenanon war...
Why Do Jihadis Seem So Evil?
Malik, Kenan
Article
2015
The day before the Paris carnage, two suicide bombers killed at least 40 people in a Shia district of Beirut. The week after, two suicide bombings of street markets in Nigeria killed 49 people. Faced ...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Canadian-Palestinian Educational Exchange
CEPAL has been educating Palestinian refugees in Lebanon since 1997. As part of our work, CEPAL also creates awareness to Canadians about the refugees' difficult conditions in Lebanon.
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation of Canada
NECEF is an academically oriented volunteer organization whose extensive international network of individuals and NGO's with expertise about and concern for the Arab World includes a Canadian speakers...
Tadamon
A Montreal-based collective of social-justice organizers & media activists, working to build relationships of solidarity with grassroots political movements for social and economic justice between Bei...

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Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
La Francophonie
The primary mission of the organization is the promotion of the French language as an international language and the promotion of worldwide cultural and linguistic diversity in the era of economic globalization. In this regard, co...
International Crisis Group
The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. The International Crisis Group is now generally recognized as the world's leading i...
League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between member Sta...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

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