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Netanyahu The Extremist 11

After Netanyahu Wins Israel Vote With Racism and Vow of Permanent Occupation, How Will World Respond?Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00 By Amy Goodman and Juan GonzálezDemocracy Now! | Video Interview  font sizePrint 39

Israel's Nuclear Threat 2

It’s Official: The Pentagon Finally Admitted That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, TooWilliam Greideron March 20, 2015 - 10:56 AM ET Share (FEMA) While the Washington press corps obsessed over Hillary Clinton’s e-mails at the State Department, reporters were missing a far more important story about government secrets. After five decades of pretending otherwise, the Pentagon has reluctantly confirmed that Israel does indeed possess nuclear bombs, as well as awesome weapons technology similar to America’s. Early last month the Department of Defense released a secret report done in 1987 by the Pentagon-funded Institute for Defense Analysis that essentially confirms the existence of Israel’s nukes. DOD was respond

Israel's Nuclear Threat

It's Official: The Pentagon Finally Admitted That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, Too
03/20/2015 The Nation
by William GriederFull story:http://www.thenation.com/blog/202129/its-official-pentagon-finally-admitted-israel-has-nuclear-weapons-too?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

While the Washington press corps obsessed over Hillary Clinton's emails at the State Department, reporters were missing a far more important story about government secrets. After five decades of pretending otherwise, the Pentagon has reluctantly confirmed that Israel does indeed possess nuclear bombs, as well as awesome weapons technology similar to America's.

Early last month the Department of Defense released a secret report done in 1987 by the Pentagon funded Institute for Defense Analysis that essentially confirms the existence of Israel's nukes. DOD was responding to a Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by Grant Smith, an investigative reporter and author who heads the Institute for Res…

Robert Parry 24

A Family Business of Perpetual WarMarch 20, 2015
Exclusive: Victoria Nuland and Robert Kagan have a great mom-and-pop business going. From the State Department, she generates wars and – from op-ed pages – he demands Congress buy more weapons. There’s a pay-off, too, as grateful military contractors kick in money to think tanks where other Kagans work, writes Robert Parry.
Neoconservative pundit Robert Kagan and his wife, Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, run a remarkable family business: she has sparked a hot war in Ukraine and helped launch Cold War II with Russia – and he steps in to demand that Congress jack up military spending so America can meet these new security threats. This extraordinary husband-and-wife duo makes quite a one-two punch for the Military-Industrial Complex, an inside-outside team that creates the need for more military spending, applies political pressure to ensure higher appropriations, and watches as thankful weapons manufacturers lavish grants o…