Category Archives: Decameron

Decameron: `The stone that the builders rejected became a cornerstone.’

“Every time I take my youngest daughter, Sham, to her school, I see a passage written on the wall from the Book of Psalms: `The stone that the builders rejected became a cornerstone.' ”    Ayman Odeh, Chairman of Joint … Continue reading

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Oh My! Benjamin Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition Gov’t; Unprecedented New National Election Ahead

Decameron:  As of Midnight local time, Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government. New elections will take place. New York Times, May 29, 2019:  "JERUSALEM — Seven weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared “a night of tremendous victory” in … Continue reading

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AG Barr’s Letter to Judiciary Committees, March 24, 2019

  Decameron “The Special Counsel’s investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. As the report states: `[T]he investigation did … Continue reading

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Trump Advisor Calls Congresswoman “Filth” on Fox TV’s Varney & Co By DECAMERON

Jeff Ballabon is a not-so-high-level advisor to the Trump Election Campaign, but he's out to climb higher in the 2020 Campaign by denouncing US Representative Ilan Omar (D-Minnesota) as "filth," "disgusting" and "filthy."  She and her criticisms of Israel,  "got … Continue reading

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Who’s on the Iran Action Group? More About Neo-Cons’ March through the Institutions

  More on the Neo-Cons' March through the Institutions.  Brian Hook, the new chief of the Iran Action Group (IAG) , whose other members mysteriously haven't been made public, is a long time fellow-traveler and functionary of the neo-con policies … Continue reading

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Munich, Israel’s “Hit Team”, and the Crusade to overthrow Jeremy Corbyn–Decameron

“Can you get me the author of the piece on the Fraunces Tavern bombing?  I’d like to talk.”  That unexpected phone call seeking out a free-lancer in the mid-1970s, who had researched and written about the support networks in New … Continue reading

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Decameron: Wag the Big Dog

      Mayday Mayday.   May 10th: "Israel said it struck dozens of Iranian targets overnight in response to a rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, the biggest Israeli strike in Syria since the 1973 war." (AP)   … Continue reading

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“The IDF Is the Most Moral Army in the World…” What happened to Human Rights? by Decameron

Hypocrites.   A powerful word.  What would the US Congress do and say if IRGC snipers had gunned down some Friday-anti-government protesters in Kazeroun last week?   How about if the incident was in Moscow? Or even Venezuela? Or in any country … Continue reading

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Field Report: Is Dr. Strangelove Holding Court in Netanyahu’s Inner Cabinet by Decameron

      Could Israel drag the United States into war with Iran, starting with escalating the attacks on Iranian positions in Syria?  Speakers at the March 2 conference, the Israel Lobby and American Policy 2018,  convened by the Institute … Continue reading

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Collective Punishment of Palestinians Won’t Lead to Peace Talks– Decameron

photo from UNRWA, Gaza war, 2014   “The Trump administration sent notice to UNRWA that it is withholding over half of this year’s annual commitment, paying $60 million and freezing another $65 million. The move indicates the U.S. is leveraging … Continue reading

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