Irgun

Type: Organization
Name: Irgun
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Justifying terror with counter terrorism

Under the banner of "terrorism" and "counter terrorism" democratic countries have justified interventions, invasions, the waging of wars in distant places- and the loss of civilian lives. There is no international consensus on a set definition of "terrorism" ... [Published Middle East Monitor - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Voice of the Reader: Check the facts

To the Editor:When one see a story about Hamas pouring rockets into Israel and they responding, even with force, it seems pretty cut and dry. I’d feel the same way if I didn’t know better.I don’t like to see all of the anti-Israel rioting going on in ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hamas was elected to govern too

Editor:Re: Aug. 5 letter to the editor, ‘ Make no mistake — Hamas is a terrorist group ’:I agree with the writer’s facts but not his bias in favour of Israel.Like Premier Christie Clark and the federal government, the letter writer seems to award high ... [Published Kamloops This Week - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Your Opinion: Israelis again attacking their victims

Dear Editor:The Israelis are at it again — attacking their victims. Sounds odd? Yes, because the statement is contrary to decades of Israeli propaganda. Here is a short attempt to straighten out the record.Palestine has almost always been subject to foreign ... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
Entities: Palestinian, Zionists, Irgun
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

How long will we cheer Israeli aggression?

To the Editor:It is past due for the western world, especially Christians in the west to find their conscience in the ongoing situation involving Israel and the surrounding people in Gaza, Lebanon, and the West Bank. How long will we cheer on the continuous ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli irony

In February 1947, authorities had given orders that all British women and children had to be evacuated from Haifa to Egypt by train, as the Irgun and Stern Gang Zionist terrorists were threatening them.Now, all these years on, the Israelis are calling ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Zionism Unsettled

Posted on 08/11/2014, 8:09 am, by In light of a flourishing Zionism in many evangelical churches in North America, the Presbyterian Church of the USA published a 74-page congregational study guide in January, 2014 entitled, “Zionism Unsettled” . I found ... [Published MySteinbach.ca - Aug 11 2014]
Entities: Zionists, Israel, Irgun
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

How moderate forces can win out in Gaza

By | Maclean's  –Wearing kaffiyehs, the terrorists slipped into the hotel with 350 kilograms of explosives hidden in seven milk churns. It was midday, and the property was teeming with civilians and government types either enjoying or schlepping through ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 10 2014]
Entities: HAMAS, Israel, Irgun, Fatah Party
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Who are the terrorists?

Editor, Index-Tribune:Israel accuses the militant Hamas of terrorism and insists on the right to defend itself. But Israel hasn’t always been in charge. Sixty-eight years ago, the Jews in Palestine felt the oppression of the British Mandate. A group of ... [Published Sonoma Index-Tribune - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: Irgun, Terrorists, Israel
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: An Historical Overview

The Arab-Israeli conflict is one of the longest-running disputes in world history. It has produced over half a dozen wars and invasions, several uprisings and rebellions, the dislocation of huge numbers of refugees, decades of shootings and bombings from ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Connections: Summers of War

Summer as a child on my grandparents’ farm in the Catskills was fun. We played in a cold brook, picked blueberries on the hills, and invented fantastic worlds on the third floor of the barn, where a carriage had long been abandoned. Once, on a neighbor’s ... [Published East Hampton Star - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Irgun, farm, War
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

One Hundred Thirty Nine Square Miles of Sand, Part II: The Road to Zion

” Gaza is the largest and oldest contiguous Arab enclave in Palestine, but it has become a concentration camp — 139 square miles of sand — where 1.8 million Palestinians have been herded into a cul de sac to make way for Zion. “Buchenwald survivors arrive ... [Published Peak Oil - Jul 27 2014]

Quotes

...In a warning to the West he noted that both are "enemies of Israeli, are enemies of peace and enemies of all civilized countries."
" Sido  (grandpa) please tell us stories about your adventures in Yafa" we would plead him, as he sat atop an old mattress in his special corner of a small, decaying house in a refugee camp in Gaza...
"America and the EU [European Union] shamelessly joined Israel in ostracizing and demonizing the Hamas government and in trying to bring it down by withholding tax revenues and foreign aid. A surreal situation thus developed with a significant part of the international community imposing economic sanctions not against the occupier but against the occupied, not against the oppressor but against the oppressed. As so often in the tragic history of Palestine, the victims were blamed for their own misfortunes."

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Justifying terror with counter terrorism [Published Middle East Monitor - 3 hours ago]
Exodus to Egypt: 100 years since the Turkish ex... [Published Jewish Ledger - Aug 20 2014]
At least 20 Palestinians killed as Israel resum... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 20 2014]
Fatah official: Conditions for third intifada a... [Published Palestine News Network - Aug 20 2014]
Rabbi Mordechai Tzvi Susna, z”l [Published Hamodia - Aug 20 2014]
Voice of the Reader: Check the facts [Published Southern Illinoisan - Aug 20 2014]
Hamas was elected to govern too [Published Kamloops This Week - Aug 18 2014]
Roots of Iraq / Syria Wars Go Back 60 Years [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 18 2014]
Your Opinion: Israelis again attacking their vi... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
How long will we cheer Israeli aggression? [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Aug 17 2014]
Israeli irony [Published Gulf Daily News - Aug 17 2014]
Exodus to Egypt: 100 years since the Turkish ex... [Published The Reporter Group - Aug 16 2014]
When arrogance is the strategy [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 13 2014]
The Walzer Problem [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 13 2014]
I saw Yafa - Nakba and Somud in Palestine [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
The Roots of the Iraq and Syria Wars Go Back Mo... [Published Global Research - Aug 13 2014]
The Roots of the Iraq and Syria Wars Go Back Mo... [Published PrisonPlanet - Aug 13 2014]
Blown Chances in Gaza Israel and the U.S. Miss ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 13 2014]
How the US Willingly Blew a Chance to Prevent M... [Published Mother Jones - Aug 13 2014]
Blown Chances in Gaza [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
Gaza and the Palestine Crisis in History: World... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 12 2014]
Exodus to Egypt: 100 years since the Turkish ex... [Published JTNews - Aug 11 2014]
Gaza: One of Israel's strategic blunders [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 11 2014]
Zionism Unsettled [Published MySteinbach.ca - Aug 11 2014]
Gaza and the struggle for Palestine: the 1930s [Published Informed Comment - Aug 10 2014]
How moderate forces can win out in Gaza [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 10 2014]
David Ben-Gurion: prophet in the wilderness [Published New Statesman - Aug 10 2014]
Why do Palestinians in Gaza support Hamas? [Published Care2 - Aug 09 2014]
What would you do if your country was occupied ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 09 2014]
Uri Avnery on Gaza Crisis, His Time in a Zionis... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 08 2014]
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At least 20 Palestinians killed as Israel resum... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 20 2014]
14 August 2014. Palestinian women bake bread in front of the remains of their house in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. (Photo: Reuters/I. Abu Mustafa via ICRC ) Official: 20 killed by Israeli strikes since truce collapsed GAZA CITY ...
Roots of Iraq / Syria Wars Go Back 60 Years [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 18 2014]
It’s Always Been about Oil and Pipelines The same issues which drove war and terrorism in the Middle East in the 1930s and 1940s are still driving it today The best way to see this is to start with today, and work backwards … The U.S. is bombing Iraq ...
The Walzer Problem [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 13 2014]
Michael Walzer For many years there have been a number of prominent American Jewish public figures, academicians, or organizational leaders who have essentially functioned as propagandists for Israeli policy in its conflict with the Palestinians: ...
Blown Chances in Gaza Israel and the U.S. Miss ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 13 2014]
By Sandy Tolan via Tomdispatch.com Alongside the toll of death and broken lives, perhaps the saddest reality of the latest Gaza war, like the Gaza wars before it, is how easy it would have been to avoid. For the last eight years, Israel and the U.S. ...
Gaza and the Palestine Crisis in History: World... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 12 2014]
By William R. Polk At the outbreak of World War II, both Palestinians and Zionists enlisted in large numbers — 21,000 Jews and 8,000 Palestinians — to help the British in their hour of need. But both kept their long term objectives firmly in mind: ...
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