Posts Tagged “nuclear weapons”

Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

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Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021 By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Israel’s act of sabotage on Iran’s central nuclear facility on April 11 raises several questions. Tel-Aviv seems to live in a climate of unusual impunity. It has so far managed to escape punitive consequences for its territorial occupation, displacement of indigenous people…

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The expanding US military presence in the Mideast reveals a number of central problems. The threats of ISIS lie dormant. The new discoveries of vast fields of natural gas and oil in the Mediterranean Levant basin (and elsewhere) are temptations for state…

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President Carter’s Cover-up: Vanunu Mordechai’s Status Quo

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President Carter’s Cover-up: Vanunu Mordechai’s Status Quo

A Google Alert for “Vanunu” announced “Report: Carter Administration Covered Up Clandestine Israeli Nuclear Test.” The link led to The Jewish Press article that repeated the lie that Mordechai Vanunu was an “Israeli scientist” By Eileen Fleming Mordechai Vanunu holds BA’s in geography and philosophy. Vanunu was never a scientist but a mid-level nuclear technician…

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Israel’s Nuclear Weapons and the USS LIBERTY

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Israel’s Nuclear Weapons and the USS LIBERTY

This week another fact emerged regarding Israel’s nuclear weapons and their attack on the USS Liberty, America’s premier surveillance ship during the Six-Day War By Eileen Fleming In October 2007, this American began to learn about the USA Government cover-up of Israel’s 8 June 1967 attack on the USS Liberty while navigating in international waters…

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Mordechai Vanunu: Nuclear Whistleblower or Tool?

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Mordechai Vanunu: Nuclear Whistleblower or Tool?

Last week Adam Raz wrote for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, “Thirty years after the espionage case that rocked Israel and exposed its nuclear secrets, it can be asked whether Mordechai Vanunu is actually tool in the hands of vested interests.” The top three definitions of “tool” at the Urban Dictionary are: A guy with a hugely over-inflated ego, Someone whose…

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Consequences of nixing the Iran deal

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Consequences of nixing the Iran deal

Consequences of nixing the Iran deal By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The US Administration cannot afford to create conditions that may lead to a new war in the Middle East. President Donald Trump is expected to challenge the JCPOA agreement with Iran, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Trump considers this international nuclear deal with France,…

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Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

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Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb Mother’s Peace Day was a call to all mothers to rally for Peace. Mother’s for Peace faded away after President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the day as Mother’s Day in 1914. Anna Jarvis is known as the “Mother of Mother’s Day” who fought against the “hordes of…

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Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat

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Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat

Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat The weekly Sunday radio show Beyond the Beltway, hosted by veteran political writer and commentator Bruce DuMont, tackles the frightening issue of the rising threats of North Korea’s tyrant Kim Jong Un. Panelists included Asian specialist Karl Friedhoff of the Chicago Council of Global Affairs who has…

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Israel’s Nuclear Weapons, Senator Schumer The Fourth Estate and Vanunu Mordechai #Vanunu

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Israel’s Nuclear Weapons, Senator Schumer The Fourth Estate and Vanunu Mordechai #Vanunu

When asked about Israel’s nuclear weapons at the National Press Club Senator Chuck Schumer replied: “Go read the newspapers about that” By Eileen Fleming A day before President Donald Trump addressed his first joint session of Congress, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer spoke at the National Press Club on…

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Mr. Trump, 1984, This American and USS LIBERTY #PussyPower #DownWithBigBrother It’s ALL about #LIBERTY

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Mr. Trump, 1984, This American and USS LIBERTY #PussyPower #DownWithBigBrother It’s ALL about #LIBERTY

“1984” by George Orwell is 2017’s Must-Read Since Mr. Trump’s election sales of “1984” and other dystopian tales have surged. By Eileen Fleming New York Times Book Critic MICHIKO KAKUTANI wrote on January 26: “1984” shot to No. 1 on Amazon’s best-seller list this week, after Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Trump, described demonstrable…

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Trump and The Resistance

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Trump and The Resistance

Organized resistance to Donald Trump’s brand of racism, sexism, xenophobia and bigotry began before Inauguration Day Resistance is the refusal to accept or comply by way of action or argument. By Eileen Fleming Once upon a time in America newly elected presidents enjoyed a honeymoon. Donald Trump will enter the White House as the most unpopular…

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Snowden and Vanunu: Spies, Whistleblowers, Movies and Books

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Snowden and Vanunu: Spies, Whistleblowers, Movies and Books

“How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft,” by Edward Jay Epstein will be released on January 17 “Beyond Nuclear: Mordechai Vanunu’s FREEDOM of SPEECH Trial and My Life as a Muckraker” the unauthorized biography of Israel’s nuclear whistle blower was published in 2010   By Eileen Fleming Edward Snowden and…

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