Posts Tagged “John Kerry”

Secretary Kerry’s speech on Middle East peace

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Here are the full text of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech regarding failed Middle East peace efforts and Israel’s illegal settlement expansion. The speech was made on Dec. 28, 2016 at The Dean Acheson Auditorium in Washington, DC. Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. (Coughs.) Excuse me. Thank…

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Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse”

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Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse”

Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse” In speaking to the pro-Israel Saban Forum organized by the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle East Policy this past week (Dec. 2, 2016), outgoing Secretary of State John F. Kerry said that the situation for peace “is “getting worse.” And, he cautioned, no peace with the Arab World can…

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Gut-wrenching Nuclear Deceptions and the G-7

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Gut-wrenching Nuclear Deceptions and the G-7

Gut-wrenching is anything that causes mental or emotional anguish
 By Eileen Fleming  “Gut-wrenching” was how U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defined his visit to the site of the world’s first targeted atomic bombings of innocent civilians.  Kerry became the highest-ranking U.S. diplomat to visit the Hiroshima Peace Park, located at ground zero for the first of…

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Ambassadors for Peace and Divisiveness: Nasr and Oren




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Ambassadors for Peace and Divisiveness: Nasr and Oren




By Eileen Fleming Israel’s former ambassador to Washington, USA born Michael Oren exemplifies the latter and Kameel Nasr from Lebanon and Boston the former. Oren served as Israel’s ambassador in Washington from 2009 to 2013 and is now a Knesset member in Israel’s center-right Kulanu party. Launching his new book “Ally: My Journey Across the…

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Heated Rhetoric at 2015 NPT Review Conference

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By Eileen Fleming (Washington/New York)—On Monday Iran led the call by non-aligned nations for Israel to give up its nuclear weapons as the 2015 NPT Review Conference got underway. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted that the 120-nation Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is demanding that “Israel, the only one in the region that has neither…

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Cairo Institute condemns those who justify Charlie Hebdo attack

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Cairo Institute condemns those who justify Charlie Hebdo attack

Combating terrorism must include religious reform, which cannot take place in absence of comprehensive political reform The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) condemns the terrorist acts that shook the French capital city, Paris last week, and which took the lives of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper, and four others in a…

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Western nations gather to discuss deterioration in Libya

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Western nations gather to discuss deterioration in Libya

#476967805 / gettyimages.com The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, the U.S. Secretary of State, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs met in Brussels on December 3, 2014 to assess the current situation in Libya….

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Israel/Palestine Conflict: Time now to change to a human rights approach

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Israel/Palestine Conflict: Time now to change to a human rights approach

Israel/Palestine Conflict: Time now to change to a human rights approach By Edith Garwood The same day Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General, visited the Gaza Strip saying, “a restrictive occupation that has lasted almost half a century, the continued denial of Palestinian rights and the lack of tangible progress in peace negotiations” was the…

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Gaza residents await reconstruction in wake of Israeli war crimes

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Gaza residents await reconstruction in wake of Israeli war crimes

Gaza residents await reconstruction in wake of Israeli war crimes US Pledges $212 million during conference this week in Cairo By Mohammed Asad with Ray Hanania Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip await word from the reconstruction conference being held in Cairo, Egypt of Arab World leaders on when they might see the rebuilding of…

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AIPAC Controlled Congress vis-a vis HOUSE Reps. O’Rourke, Engel and Royce

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AIPAC Controlled Congress vis-a vis HOUSE Reps. O’Rourke, Engel and Royce

AIPAC Controlled Congress vis-a vis HOUSE Reps. O’Rourke, Engel and Royce By Eileen Fleming On Thursday the Jewish Daily FORWARD admitted “It took only one wrong vote to teach a freshman Democrat from Texas how sensitive, and even wrathful, the Jewish community can be when it comes to Israel. “But the real story of what…

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Kerry appoints Shaarik Zafar Special Rep to Muslim Communities

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Kerry appoints Shaarik Zafar Special Rep to Muslim Communities

Kerry appoints Shaarik Zafar Special Rep to Muslim Communities By Ray Hanania U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday announced the appointment of Shaarik H. Zafar as the State Department’s new “Special Representative to Muslim Communities” in the United States and the international community. The appointment was made at a closed ceremony at the Dean Acheson…

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Norman Podhoretz and the face of modernday hate

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Norman Podhoretz and the face of modernday hate

Norman Podhoretz and the face of modernday hate How the mainstream American media coddles hate, racism and bigotry By Ray Hanania If someone wrote that the Jews murdered Christ, or that they were engaged in drinking the blood of Christian children, no respectable news media would publish their vicious hate filled words. But that is…

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