State Terrorism

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An Act Of State Terrorism
Sustar, Lee; Ovenden, Kevin
Article
2010
We have to appeal to the core of people who have already been active on one level or another around the Palestinian question, or those who are already convinced, to re-galvanize the movement, and go o...
America's Complicity in Evil: Barbarism on the High Seas
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
Once again the US government has permitted the Israeli state to murder good people known for their moral conscience. The Israeli state has declared that anyone with a moral conscience is an enemy of I...
Bringing the Battlefield to the Border: The Wild World of Border Security and Boundary Building in Arizona
Miller, Todd
Article
2012
The U.S.-Mexican border has not only become Ground Zero for every experiment in immigration enforcement and drug interdiction, but also the incubator, testing site, showcase, and staging ground for ev...
Dershowitz to the Rescue?: The Israeli Spin-Machine in Overdrive
Abourezk, James
Article
2010
According to Israel's apologists, only Israelis have a right to defend themselves. Palestinians do not have this right, nor does anyone else who is attempting to assist the Palestinians.
Domestic Terrorism: Notes on the State System of Oppression
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1999
Starting with the curious events in Detroit 1971 associated with the Socialist Worker's party, Chomsky investigates FBI disruption programs, their consequences and meaning. He defines this systematic ...
From Klinghoffer to the Gaza Flotilla
Ridley, Yvonne
Article
2010
Under the Rome Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation of 1988, it is an international crime for any person to seize or exercise control over a ship b...
I was "part of a terror organization," says Israeli pilot turned activist
Beiler, Ryan Rodrick
Article
2015
Interview with Yonatan Shapira, former Israeli air force pilot and current supporter of the Palestinian-led call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
Information Terrorists?: The Vile Campaign Against Julian Assange and Wikileaks
Lindorff, Dave
Article
2010
WikiLeaks is under concerted attack from the US government. Also under attack by the US government is the whole idea of freedom of thought and of information. It needs to be clearly understood that th...
Israel Is Now a Lunatic State
Finkelstein, Norman G.; Kevorkova, Nadezhda
Article
2010
What happened with the Gaza flotilla was not an accident. You have to remember that the Israeli cabinet met for fully a week. All the cabinet ministers discussed and deliberated how they would handle ...
Israel's Attack on Us All
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
If we needed any evidence of the degree to which Western TV journalists are simply stenographers to power, the BBC, CNN and others are amply proving it. Mark Regev, Israel's propagandist-in-chief, has...
Israel's 'mad dog' diplomacy doesn't make it more secure
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
Israel is feeling cornered on every front it considers important; and like Dayan's 'mad dog,' it is likely to strike out in unpredictable ways. These trends are likely only to deepen in the coming mon...
Israel's vivid act of piracy may yet turn the tide of global opinion
Grant, Linda
Article
2010
In the summer of 1947 a steamer named the Exodus set out from France to run the British blockade of Palestine. The British authorities boarded and seized the ship, and killed three passengers who trie...
The Leading Terrorist State
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2014
"It's official: The U.S. is the world's leading terrorist state, and proud of it." That should have been the headline for the lead story in The New York Times on Oct. 15, which was more politely title...
The Logic of Torture: It's About Domination, Not Intelligence
Sparrow, Jeff
Article
2014
Torture seems to have been as bureaucratic as any other government program, with the interrogators more obsessed about memos and ass covering and obscure turf wars than stopping the progress of tickin...
The Massacre and the Cover-Up
Freeman-Maloy, Dan
Article
2010
Without much stronger international pressure than the international community has applied to date, there is every reason to expect Israeli massacres to steadily become more severe, their PR rationales...
The myth of Israeli morality
Andoni, Lamis
Article
2010
Israel has consistently reacted with repression or even extreme violence to cultural and political manifestations of Palestinian identity.
The Other 9/11
Z., Mickey
Article
2014
Whether or not activists will ever mount a serious threat to U.S. hegemony and propaganda remains to be seen. One thing is certain, however: Without such organizing, action, and sacrifice, there will ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 5, 2015
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
This issue of Other Voices covers a wide range of issues, from the climate crisis and the ecosocialist response, to terrorism and the struggle against religious fundamentalism, as well as items on urb...
Preparing for a Digital 9/11
Greenberg, Karen
Article
2012
In recent years, in one of the more dangerous, if largely undiscussed, developments of our time, the Bush and then Obama administrations have launched the first state-planned war in cyber space. First...
The Real Motive Behind the Gaza Flotilla Attack: Sabotaging Peace
Amiri, Rannie
Article
2010
Israel's leadership is committed to "a dynamic state bent upon expansion". The greatest threat to continued expansion is the threat of peace. Whenever Israel's leadership is faced with the threat of p...
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
Book
1991
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
Remembering Argentina's Mothers of the Disappeared
Sun, Rivera
Article
2016
Campaign Nonviolence is a movement to build a culture of active nonviolence. We share the stories of nonviolent action, drawing lessons, strength, and strategy from the global grassroots movements for...
Remote-Controlled Killing: The Spot-and-Shoot Game
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
The Israeli military is increasingly using remote-controlled weapons to kill Palestinians. Israel's remotely controlled weapons systems are in high demand from repressive regimes and the burgeoning ho...
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
The Semantics of Terrorism
Al-Jurf, Soha
Article
2010
A mental construct has been created in which the State of Israel is an entity that is under constant attack. By terrorists. Who, irrefutably, must be eradicated. Their actions are somewhat irrelevant....
Torture and the Violence of Organized Forgetting: A Form of Moral Paralysis
Giroux, Henry A.
Article
2014
With the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on torture, it becomes clear that in the aftermath of the loathsome terrorist attack of 9/11, the United States entered into a new and ba...
Total terrorism solution
Article
2016
Hoax highlights failures of military, security approaches to terrorism.
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
Chomsky, Noam; edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel
Book
2001
In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign polic...
Worse Than North Korea
Lindorff, Dave
Article
2010
The reality is that we are dealing with a pariah state, no better at this point in its respect for international law and basic human rights (where non-Israelis are concerned), than North Korea. And ma...

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Lavon Affair
Wikipedia article
1954
The Lavon Affair refers to a failed Israeli covert operation, code named Operation Susannah, conducted in Egypt in the Summer of 1954. As part of the false flag operation, a group of Egyptian Jews wer...
The mass graves of Kashmir
India's dirty war unmasked
Scott-Clark, Cathy
2012
For 22 years this contested region has endured a regime of torture and disappeared civilians. Now a local laywer is discovering their unmarked graves and challenging India's abuses.