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Gaza Genocide Breeds Losers Only

by Oui Thu Apr 11th, 2024 at 06:08:25 PM EST

Are you taking Netanyahu or members of war cabinet at their word?

Netanyahu succeeded in only one thing: he took vengeance on Hamas for 10/7.

The infiltration plans by Hamas were known by Israeli leaders for over a year, weren't they? Plenty of preparation time to define goals and hit hard with a fist of steel. With Gallant-Smotrich-Ben Gvir-Bennett and provocations for months, the ethnic cleansing and massacres were well planned.

Gaza will be uninhabitable for over a decade, the face of cantons throughout the West Bank will define the options for a State of Palestine ... none. Erase Palestinians, its culture and education are a measure of success by Israel.

The ultimate goal was and is hitting the Islamic Republic of Iran and its proxy Hezbollah. After the "unfortunate" hit destroying the Iranian Consulate in Damascus, enough provocation was done to be on the receiving end of some vorm of retaliation.

Latest from Joe: "Biden vows 'ironclad' US commitment to Israel amid fears of Iran attack."

Biden and Netanyahu have been inseparable friends for over 40 years, that bond remains. It's mostly kabuki theater by the resident of the White House. Joe too seeks to correct the failures of Iraq, Syria and the rise of the Islamic State (Sunni).

The supreme goal of a Jewish State, military control from the Jordan River (and beyond) to the Sea has been much improved. Breaching the "security wall" by 700,000 illegal settlers proves it was about territory, not security or peace. Same with East Jerusalem. Read the lips of Benzion Netanyahu, like father, like son.

Netanyahu also failed to achieve some unstated goals: Israeli leaders advocated the expulsion of Palestinians from the enclave.  Some advocated dumping them in the Sinai; some in the Negev.

For ethnic cleansing Gaza Strip, Netanyahu was applauded by the White House and U.S. Congress ... the travels by Antony Blinken's with the Israeli demands fell absolutely flat by the primary Arab States ... Saudi Arabia held tight the basic Arab Peace Formula of 2002 ... AND establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state.

Attempt to bribe client states Jordan and Egypt failed miserably ... now the EU has bribed President Sisi ... Insanity Thrives.

Last sixty years from President Lyndon Johnson forward, Israel got full support and impunity for war crimes, mirroring of US war on terror ... worst were Trump and Biden promoting the dead-ended Abraham Accords w/o Palestinian voices. SHAMEFUL

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John Walton Spring post @TikunOlam

April 11, 2024 at 10:09 AM

As a geopolitical analyst educated as a geographer, I have a different perspective with less awareness of the actual politics and policies in Israel. However, what I have learned from the Israelis living in Israel rather than from the Zionist Jews in America has caused me to realize that we in America, since after World War during the 1940s, have been conditioned with propaganda, even on children's radio programs or show, supporting the European Jewish people who were arriving in Palestine while vilifying the Arabs. What I learned recently from an Orthodox Jewish Rabbi is entirely different. Those Jews who were survivors of the Nazi death camps in eastern Europe and fled to Palestine received help from the Palestinians until the Jewish Zionists arrived and took their land. Today in Israel, Orthodox Jews are being persecuted and killed by Israeli Zionists almost in the same way Palestinians are being treated and killed by Jewish "settlers" on the West Bank.

Here in America, there is a Jewish woman anchor on a major TV network who, instead of reporting news in an objective as well as a professional way, has been supporting Netanyahu's massive genocide of the Palestinians in Gaza.
As for Biden, when my research revealed that most high-ranking U.S. officials are Jewish after the Massacre on October 7, 2023, I became concerned because they appeared to be kowtowing to Netanyahu. If my analysis is correct, this could be the reason why the Biden-Harris administration took so long before finally threatening to stop all further arms shipments to Israel if Netanyahu were to continue to halt all humanitarian aid to Gaza now when Iran may strike at Israel not only with Hezbollah, but possibly even with Iranian armed forces deployed in Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

Meanwhile, there is no ceasefire despite the withdrawal of most IDF military personnel from Gaza. There will probably never be any hope for the Israeli hostages ever being released alive or so many Palestinian children who do "survive" or continue to exist to become healthy adults with their injuries and wounds caused by the IDF and a death or lack of adequate nutrition due to the misanthropic policies of Netanyahu and his supporters in Israel as well as here in America.

Because Israelis have told me Israel is not a democracy due to the Israelis living under martial law, they are not conditioned to think about individual freedom as we once thought in America.

Due to Netanyahu being a demagogue as well as a friend of Orban and Putin, it is possible Hamas terrorists were trained by Spetsnaz forces in Russia and Israeli border guards along the frontier at Gaza were ordered to abandoned their posts while the entire sophisticated alarm security system was deliberately turned off so the Israelis were never warned during the attack when about 1,200 people in southern Israel were killed and so many taken as hostages. There are still questions related to the credibility related to the alleged beheaded and burned babies that were earlier reported.

Because America supported the atrocities committed by the IDF with military materiel and ordnance, we must correct our moral compass if it even still exists. Unfortunately, instead of the U.S. continuing to provide military support to Ukraine, it decided to provide support for the IDF atrocities that resulted in a massive genocide of mainly children and women.

Will Washington continue with its financial support for Israel while believing the myth they are providing "intelligence" for us while exchanging it with Moscow and Beijing. Israel's Marxist government has deceived Evangelical Christians for so many decades. Although I have been a strong supporter of the Jewish people as well as all Israelis, for me to support Netanyahu and his gang of terror would not be helping in the long run.

It seems as if few people recall when Netanyahu sent many "suitcases of cash" to Hamas leaders in Gaza. Now he is still trying to remove all the Palestinians from Gaza with deaths of so many IDF soldiers. How is it going to be possible for the children in Gaza to become friends with those in Israel? Unfortunately, so few are able to look into such a dismal future without any winners.

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 10:01:19 PM EST
My response ...

Interesting observations ... there are certainly readers who can respond on the Israeli anomaly. No, the Netanyahu government is not "Marxist" and has no "friends," only clients for sharing tools of suppression, hacking and sophisticated instruments of war. The UAE as foremost example. Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia all share roots of Soviet era totalitarianism. Democracy is an alien concept. In times of uncertainty and threats, the leaders revert to what they know best. None of the Eastern European states have made the transition to full-fledged democracy. Western Europe founded the EEC, grew into the EU, but were forced by America under pressure from the NATO alliance, to speed-up expansion to the East. The result the EU and Western Europe are today less democratic, more right-wing populism and the racist undertone of colonialism has a revival. See FEAR Inc. and the propaganda promoting Islamophobia. As far as corporate media taken root in the US and Western Europe, the CIA and Operation Mockingbird is very much alive today. Repression and censorship ... so much easier with Big Tech.

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 10:02:05 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:16:50 PM EST
EU Policy. MEPs vote to rescind von der Leyen's controversial SME envoy pick | EuroNews |

Lawmakers at the European Parliament today (11 April) called to rescind the appointment of Markus Pieper as European Commission small business envoy, in a vote that passed 382 votes to 144.

The hiring has led to political cronyism allegations against Commission President Ursula von der Leyen - but it's not clear how much influence the lawmakers' vote will have over a decision taken by a separate EU institution.

The amendment proposed by MEPs from the Green, Socialists and Democrats, and centrist Renew groups - first reported exclusively by EuroNews last week - "questions whether the principles of merit, gender and geographical balance were taken into consideration" when selecting Pieper.

One of those MEPs, Daniel Freund (Germany/Greens), on Wednesday told lawmakers Pieper got the lucrative four-year posting because he's in the same German political party as von der Leyen, Germany's Christian Democrat Union.

The episode is "sad and shameful", Freund said, adding: "I don't know how we can explain it to voters."

The European Parliament plenary session has now formally agreed with Freund, and said the EU executive should re-launch the process to fill the post, which carries a €20,000-a-month salary, in a "truly transparent and open way".

A parallel amendment from Pieper's allies said that the process had been "formal, fair and multi-step" and that "assessment procedures ... should not be used for party or personal campaigning goals."

That amendment, from Ivan Štefanec (Slovakia/EPP), was not selected.

Addressing reporters immediately after the vote, European Commission Chief Spokesperson Eric Mamer said "the European Parliament is certainly within its role to vote the amendments it wishes", but added that the Commission has "institutional independence" in recruitment matters.

The Commission will respond to detailed points raised in the Parliament's resolution in due course in line with normal procedures, Mamer added, confirming that Pieper will start duties next week.

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:18:00 PM EST
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Indeed ... Von der Leyen and Frans Timmermans didn't get along ... bye bye Markus 😊

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:19:00 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:19:38 PM EST
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Cronyism in highest places in Brussels' Ivory Tower ... fighting a troubled war in the Ukraine and backing Israel in Gaza Genocide


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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:20:55 PM EST
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Von der Leyen's controversial envoy pick resigns hours before first day | Politico |

The move comes after days of a top level tussle at the Commission.

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:21:49 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:22:18 PM EST
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The government is allocating extra money for Ukraine, local governments and Defense

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 15th, 2024 at 11:23:11 PM EST

Unfortunately in recent years the EU has become biased pro-Israel with a number of nations leading: Germany-Hungary-The Netherlands with Mark Rutte and his VVD party. Also Poland, France under Macron and the UK of course have set the tone in disinformation and war rhetoric. Europe under the force of Islamophobia, funded by Israel and its proxies in the US, has turned sharp right into populism edging towards fascism. The MEP elections in June will make this quite clear.

I am truly shocked by the daily headlines on national news broadcasts, think tanks are a copy of AEI and Hudson Institute, and the newspaper with the largest circulation De Telegraaf support for Geert Wilders. Acts by Israel are applauded for every "terrorist" liquidated. Judgement by the ICJ is rejected. The opposition forces of Iran have gained ground inside Europe. If it will take another genocide or war of choice is of no concern. The EU sees a lot of benefit profit in a war economy similar to the AmericFirst! policy of Trump and emboldened under Biden. Two wars of choice should have been prevented. The EU as a possible contender as an economic force has been eliminated. It's a two-way horse race between the US and China now. Israel will be a lonely location in coming years ...

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Apr 17th, 2024 at 10:19:40 PM EST
Next NATO manager ... succeeding Jens Stoltenberg.

In Dutch parliament on question, "what is the end game of NATO and Zelensky?" Dutch caretaker PM Mark Rutte replied: "Do not overestimate Putin ... he is not a strong man ..."

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Apr 17th, 2024 at 10:21:30 PM EST
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Listening to the hearings, 8-9 April, its obvious that defense counsel has lost the plot—the state's obligation to prevent genocide, not the state's obligation to fund UNRWA and license "subordinate" military equipment to Israel.


2. Nik-ah-rah-goo-wa's factual claims do not withstand scrutiny. They are based on speculation and at times misrepresentation. To set the record straight, Germany has provided you with a set of core documents in the judges' folder. I will refer you to these documents in relatively quick succession but I will provide key points on the slides.
9. First, Germany has not defunded UNRWA. On 27 January, it took a temporary decision not to approve further funds to UNRWA operations in Gaza. This decision was taken in response to grave allegations that UNRWA staff were implicated in the terror attacks of 7 October: allegations that left the UN Secretary-General "horrified" and that continue to be investigated. Germany has since resumed its funding for UNRWA operations in the West Bank, Jordan, and elsewhere, committing a further €45 million. And already on 1 March, the very day Nik-ah-rah-goo-wa instituted proceedings, Germany agreed, in consultation with other EU Member States, to release a €50 million.
11. Third, quite apart from UNRWA, Germany has stepped up its support for Gaza. The information contained in Annex 10 of the judges' folder makes this abundantly clear. Annex 10 lists relevant actions and decisions taken by Germany since  27 January. It is by no means exhaustive, but it shows what has really been happening. I will have to be very selective, but would urge you to look at Annex 10 when you consider Nicaragua's claims. When you look, you will see that immediately after 27 January 2024, the German Government made available support to other humanitarian donors, such as UNICEF, the ICRC and the World Food Programme: an additional support now amounting to nearly €40 million, in addition to funds provided to UNRWA and to contributions via the EU and the regular UN budget.
A robust framework governing exports of military equipment
15. Mr President, permit me to begin with a comment about the German framework governing exports of military equipment, about which you have heard nothing from Nik-ah-rah-goo-wa. This is a robust framework. All German exports of military technology and equipment to Israel are subject to strict licensing requirements. Among these German law distinguishes between two categories: "war weapons" (Kriegswaffen) and "other military equipment" (sonstige Rüstungsgüter in the original German). "War weapons" comprise, for example, combat aircraft or tanks but also automatic weapons and certain corresponding ammunition and essential components. These war weapons require two licences before export under the War Weapons Control Act and under the Foreign Trade and Payments Act. The other category—"other military equipment"—is broad; it goes much beyond "weaponry" in the usual sense.
ICJ | Nicaragua v Germany Application instituting proceedings and request for the indication of provisional measures, 1 Mar
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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Apr 17th, 2024 at 10:24:37 PM EST
Cameron met Netanyahu and Herzog alongside German foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, who was on her eighth visit to Israel since 7 October hostilities initiated by Hamas.

As vengeance and retaliation, Israel ventured into a long-time planned ethnic cleansing of the Gaza Strip and murderous bombardment levelling almost all homes, residential buildings and medical facilities of Palestinians. Not a single educational or UNRWA refugee facility is left functioning. The genocidal acts have so far killed an estimated 34,000 Palestinians and seriously wounded over 75,000. Victims are mainly families, women and children. Israel acts outside of International  law and refuses to heed the decisions from the ICJ Court in The Hague or Resolutions by the UN Security Council.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Apr 17th, 2024 at 10:25:37 PM EST
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The "peaceful" European Union, UK and US have agreed to add tough sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran. Israel gets a free hand to act as they see fit with the burden of escalation put on their allies. These nations are complicit in genocide.

David Cameron (BreXit PM) was speaking on Wednesday after meeting the Israeli president, Isaac Herzog, in Jerusalem, and is probably the first non-Israeli politician to admit that some kind of Israeli military reprisal is inevitable.

"It's clear the Israelis are making a decision to act," Cameron said. "We hope they do so in a way that does as little to escalate this as possible" and that is "smart as well as tough." [Source: TOI]

News headlines are wrong again ...

Baerbock and Cameron in Israel for talks to listen to Israel preaching vengeance

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Apr 17th, 2024 at 10:26:21 PM EST
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Maastricht Debate LIVE!

Greens lionized by Europe's young voters at EU presidential debate | Politico |

Bas Eickhout gets a lot of love in Maastricht ☮️

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands -- For the Greens, it felt just like 2019. 
After months of Brussels kowtowing to farmers over the Continent's green future, the EU's presidential hopefuls  -- including current European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen -- were confronted by a debate audience of university students in Maastricht on Monday evening. 

And the Greens' lead candidate Bas Eickhout, a Dutchman, reveled in the adulation of what he told reporters in the pub afterwards felt like a home crowd.

"It's because of you that Europe acted on the Green Deal," said Eickhout, imploring the young audience to vote in June. Then he rounded on von der Leyen, accusing her of dumping her mission halfway through. "We are now at the crossroad of continuing the Green Deal or going back to a fossil standstill."

For many younger people, climate change still looms large. Eickhout, who repeatedly received the loudest applause, won a poll taken in the room and online for the preferred next Commission boss. The students of the university shaped the debate, which was co-hosted by POLITICO, by choosing climate change as the opening topic. 

Von der Leyen tried to convince the audience, many of whom will be voting for the first time in June's election, that she is the real thing on climate change. 


Eickhout's attacks were focused on von der Leyen's center-right European People's Party, which has driven a series of green policy walkbacks in recent months. Most notably they rebelled against her landmark legislative proposal to restore 20 percent of the EU's landmass and waters. 

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 29th, 2024 at 09:50:50 PM EST

Maastricht Debate 2024 | POLITICO & Studio Europe Maastricht |

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Apr 29th, 2024 at 09:51:41 PM EST
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