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045-0822062952-palestinian-loss-of-land-1946-2010-CustomWritten by Stephen Lendman
Date: August 23, 2014
Subject: Israel – Palestine

Pro-Israeli Security Council Gaza Resolution
by Stephen Lendman

On August 21, Washington joined Germany, Britain and France. They presented a largely one-sided Security Council resolution to end over six weeks of conflict. It’s pro-Israeli. It’s pro-Western. It’s anti-Palestinian. It’s more Gazan Versailles than legitimate peace plan. It demands rejection.  It’s in lieu of what’s fundamentally needed:
A resolution holding Israel responsible for premeditated genocidal aggression;  holding Netanyahu and other Israeli officials accountable; ordering them prosecuted in a Nuremberg-style tribunal;

  • unconditionally ordering Gaza’s siege be lifted;
  • mandating Israel alone pay for damage it caused, compensate surviving family members for their losses, and fully cover the cost of ?medical treatment for injured Gazans;
  • assuring long denied justice for beleaguered Gazans;
  • ordering Israel to halt settlement construction;
  • mandating an end to occupation; and
  • guaranteeing support for unconditional Palestinian self-determination within 1967 borders by a specified date.
  • The current resolution is deeply flawed. Claiming it’ll end fighting is fantasy. Or achieve any form of long denied justice. The two-page document is titled “Elements.”

They include:

  • returning Gaza to PA control;
  • reconstructing it under international supervision;
  • wanting it kept defenseless against certain future Israeli aggression;
  • restarting sham Israeli-Palestinian peace talks; and

doing so based on what Israel categorically rejects – within pre-1967 borders – with no enforcement teeth. Fact: Abbas and other PA officials are longtime Israeli collaborators.

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Fact: They have no legitimacy.
Fact: They serve as Israeli enforcers. \
Fact: They betray their own people.
Fact: Hamas is Palestine’s democratically elected government.
Fact: International law prohibits any nation or combination thereof from interfering in the internal affairs of others.
Fact: Palestinians alone may decide who’ll govern them under laws, principles and norms they choose.
Fact: Not Israel, Washington, Germany, Britain, France, or Security Council resolution denying them their inalienable right.

 

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The proposed document condemns “all violence and hostilities directed against civilians, as well as indiscriminate attacks resulting in civilian casualties, and all acts of terrorism.”It calls for an “immediate, sustainable” ceasefire on both sides. It’s based on the following principles:

  • returning Gaza to PA control;
  • undefined security arrangements to prevent resumption of hostilities;
  • denying Hamas the right of self-defense;
  • doing so by prohibiting all weapons and munitions sales to Gaza without PA permission;
  • preventing the financing of Israel’s notion of terrorism;
  • assuring Gazan self-defense is defined this way;
  • assuring Israeli aggression is called its right to self-defense;
  • Lifting “economic and humanitarian restrictions” short of unconditionally ending siege;
  • permitting reconstruction, economic rehabilitation and development based on what Israel will allow under rules it establishes;
  • reopening all border crossings without assurances against future unilateral Israeli closures; and doing so in accord with the 2005 Agreement on Movement and Access. Washington and Israel brokered it. It was supposed to let PA officials control border crossings after Israel’s 2005 Gazan Disengagement.

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The resolution establishes a Western controlled international monitoring and verification body.

It would oversee implementation of agreed on principles, investigate ceasefire violations, inform the Security Council, facilitate movement of people and goods, as well as “ensure effective communications” between both sides.

Other draft provisions include:

helping PA officials establish “effective governance” in Gaza – under rules acceptable to Israel and Western states;

urging UN member states to contribute to rebuilding Gaza;

doing so in lieu of demanding Israel pay for the enormous damage it caused;

holding an international conference on rebuilding Gaza;

urging attending nations to help pay Gazan civil servants and aid PA security forces; and initiating “renewed and urgent efforts by the parties and the international community to resume the negotiations in order to achieve a comprehensive peace based on the vision of two democratic states, Palestine and Israel, living side by side on the basis of the pre-1967 borders in peace and security.”

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It’s hard imagining Hamas and other Palestinian resistance groups accepting what demands rejection.

The draft resolution violates international law. It’s a dagger in the heart equity, justice and peace.

It lopsidedly favors Israel. It renders Hamas defenseless. It offers what Israel can unilaterally abrogate for reasons it invents.

It puts longtime Palestinian collaborators in charge of governing Gaza. It assures justice denied.

It restarts sham peace talks. It proposes doing so on terms Israel categorically rejects.

It perpetuates the greatest hoax in modern times. Talks were stillborn from inception. Israel rejects peace and stability.

Palestinians have no say whatever. They’ve been brutalized for decades. They’re denied all rights. They’re virtual prisoners in their own land.

Oslo was unconditional Palestinian surrender. So were Oslo II, Wye River, Camp David, Taba, Bush’s Road Map, Annapolis, other negotiating rounds, and the most recent failed talks had they continued.

The current Security Council proposal holds Gazans hostage to Israeli and Western diktats.

It leaves Israel unaccountable for high crimes against peace. It assures future Israeli aggression.

It lets occupation harshness continue. It perpetuates decades of injustice. It leaves Palestinians isolated on their own.

It gives Israel wiggle room to interpret provisions to its own advantage. It denies Gazans the same right. It leaves major issues unaddressed.

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They include:

  1. internationally guaranteed/universally recognized Palestinian sovereignty;
  2. ending occupation;
  3. letting diaspora Palestinians return;
  4. compensating them and Palestinian refugees for land and possessions Israel stole;
  5. ending settlement construction on stolen Palestinian land;
  6. giving Palestinians control of their airspace, coastal waters, and resources (including offshore gas reserves); as well as East Jerusalem as their exclusive capital.
  7. The resolution instructs UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to initiate proposals to “implement the relevant provisions.” He’s a longtime pro-Western/pro-Israeli imperial tool.
  8. It lets Security Council members circumvent international law. It lets them impose punitive measures if either side violates resolution provisions. It assures imposition on Palestinians alone.
  9. It lets pro-Israeli Western nations force-feed unacceptable terms on Gaza. It gives Gazans no say. It punishes them for rejecting unacceptable demands.

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It destroys Fatah/Hamas unity. It perpetuates longstanding injustice. It assures future conflict. Current Israeli genocidal aggression continues. Western leaders support it. Israel murdered nearly 2,100 Palestinians. Over 10,300 were injured Large parts of Gaza lie in ruins. A pre-dawn air strike killed three al-Qassam Brigades commanders. On Friday, thousands of Palestinians marched through Rafah. They did so in mourning. They honored Mohammed Abu Shamalah, Mohammed Barhoum and Raed Attar.  Their deaths came a day after Israel unsuccessfully tried to assassinate senior al-Qassam Brigades leader Mohammed Deif.  An airstrike on his home killed his wife and eight-month-old son. Netanyahu tried to link his aggression to Obama’s war on the Islamic State in Iraq.  He lied calling both groups a “branch of the same tree.” He did so without a shred of credible evidence. None exists.  At the same time, Israel activated another 10,000 reserves. Hardliners Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and others want Hamas entirely destroyed.

Perhaps a second ground invasion will follow. Since Israel sabotaged Cairo talks, it murdered around five dozen more mostly civilian Palestinian men, women and children.  They included five family members digging a grave in Sheikh Radwan cemetery. They were doing so for lost loved ones.  They were noncombatants. They posed no threat. Israel deliberately murdered them in cold blood. It considers civilian men, women, children, infants, the elderly and infirm legitimate targets.  Doing so is part of its longstanding collective punishment policy. It’s in flagrant violation of international law.  It doesn’t matter. Western leaders support Israeli genocide. They turn a blind eye to its worst high crimes against peace. They continue daily throughout Occupied Palestine. Gazans suffer most. Long denied justice is nowhere in sight. The US/German/British/ French resolution assures keeping things this way.  Palestinians remain isolated on their own. Gazans remain trapped on their own land.  Israel is free to wage aggressive wars on whatever pretexts it invents. Business as usual continues.

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Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. His new book as editor and contributor is titled “Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III.” http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. Listen to cutting-edge discussions with distinguished guests on the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network. It airs three times weekly: live on Sundays at 1PM Central time plus two prerecorded archived programs. http://www.progressiveradionetwork.com/the-progressive-news-hour

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72 Types Of Americans That Are Considered ‘Potential Terrorists’ In Official Government Documents

  1.  Those that talk about “individual liberties”
  2.  Those that advocate for states’ rights
  3.  Those that want “to make the world a better place”
  4.  “The colonists who sought to free themselves from British rule”
  5.  Those that are interested in “defeating the Communists”
  6.  Those that believe “that the interests of one’s own nation are separate from the interests of other nations or the common interest of all nations”
  7. Anyone that holds a “political ideology that considers the state to be unnecessary, harmful,or undesirable”
  8.  Anyone that possesses an “intolerance toward other religions”
  9.  Those that “take action to fight against the exploitation of the environment and/or animals”
  10.  “Anti-Gay”
  11.  “Anti-Immigrant”
  12.  “Anti-Muslim”
  13.  “The Patriot Movement”
  14.  “Opposition to equal rights for gays and lesbians”
  15.  Members of the Family Research Council
  16.  Members of the American Family Association
  17.  Those that believe that Mexico, Canada and the United States “are secretly planning to merge into a European Union-like entity that will be known as the ‘North American Union’”
  18.  Members of the American Border Patrol/American Patrol
  19.  Members of the Federation for American Immigration Reform
  20.  Members of the Tennessee Freedom Coalition
  21.  Members of the Christian Action Network
  22.  Anyone that is “opposed to the New World Order”
  23.  Anyone that is engaged in “conspiracy theorizing”
  24.  Anyone that is opposed to Agenda 21
  25.  Anyone that is concerned about FEMA camp
  26. Anyone that “fears impending gun control or weapons confiscations”

27.  The militia movement The sovereign citizen movement

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28. Those that “don’t think they should have to pay taxes”

29.  Anyone that “complains about bias”

28.  Anyone that “believes in government conspiracies to the point of paranoia”

31. “Anyone that “visits extremist websites/blogs”

32.  “Anyone that “establishes website/blog to display extremist views”

33.  Anyone that “attends rallies for extremist causes”

34.  Anyone that “exhibits extreme religious intolerance”

35. Anyone that “is personally connected with a grievance”

36. Anyone that “suddenly acquires weapons”

37. Anyone that “organizes protests inspired by extremist ideology”

38. “Militia or unorganized militia”

39. “General right-wing extremist”

40. Citizens that have “bumper stickers” that are patriotic or anti-U.N.

41. Those that refer to an “Army of God”

42. Those that are “fiercely nationalistic (as opposed to universal and international in orientation)”

43. Those that are “anti-global”

44. Those that are “suspicious of centralized federal authority”

45. Those that are “reverent of individual liberty”

46. Those that “believe in conspiracy theories”

47. Those that have “a belief that one’s personal and/or national ‘way of life’ is under attack”

48. Those that possess “a belief in the need to be prepared for an attack either by participating in paramilitary preparations and training or survivalism”

49. Those that would “impose strict religious tenets or laws on society (fundamentalists)”

50. Those that would “insert religion into the political sphere”

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51`.  Anyone that would “seek to politicize religion”

52. Those that have “supported political movements for autonomy”

53.  Anyone that is “anti-abortion”

54. Anyone that is “anti-Catholic”

55. Anyone that is “anti-nuclear”

56. “Rightwing extremists”

57. “Returning veterans”

58. Those concerned about “illegal immigration”

59. Those that “believe in the right to bear arms”

60. Anyone that is engaged in “ammunition stockpiling”

61. Anyone that exhibits “fear of Communist regimes”

62. “Anti-abortion activists”

63. Those that are against illegal immigration

64. Those that talk about “the New World Order” in a “derogatory” manner

65. Those that have a negative view of the United Nations

66. Those that are opposed “to the collection of federal income taxes”

67. Those that supported former presidential candidates Ron Paul, Chuck Baldwin and Bob Barr

68. Those that display the Gadsden Flag (“Don’t Tread On Me”)

69. Those that believe in “end times” prophecies

70. Evangelical Christians

Do any of those criteria apply to you? If so, then you are a “potential terrorist” according to the U.S. government.

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This news is just horrendous …Obama has been negotiating and now supports this new trade agreement called the Transpacific Trade Partnership which is so bad for this country and so good for the corporations that own Obama that it boggles the mind. This treaty signs over american sovereignty to the corporations in such a profound way that they will even be allowed to privately police any violations of their rules. This is the part where we lose our freedoms and liberties and become corporate slaves.

– Internet restrictions up the wazoo

– Natural resources can be pillaged and we will no longer have any say over them

– Financial protection laws will be non existent

– Food safety laws …gone

The list goes on and on …the treay is 29 chapters and only 5 deal with free trade and the other 24 sign away our country to the corporations …get involved …Get vocal and get loud! This is the klind of garbage that tools like Wyden and Merkely and Charlie Rangel will vote for because they are told too … Here is the article

Rick MacArthur, publisher of Harper’s Magazine, and author of the book “The Selling of “Free Trade: NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy,” discusses what’s been happening behind closed doors on Capitol Hill and why many environmentalists, AIDS activists, American labor unions, and social movements in Latin America oppose the deal. [includes rush transcript]

It was an unexpected announcement from Washington — and one many are still trying to figure out. Earlier this month, the White House and Democratic leaders announced they had reached a historic agreement on trade.

It’s the first bipartisan economic agreement since Democrats took control of Congress this year. Democrats say they’ve won guarantees to protect labor rights and environmental standards in all future trade deals, starting with Peru, Panama, Columbia and South Korea. Labor rights would include union organizing, collective bargaining and bans on child labor and workplace discrimination. On the environment, countries trading with the U.S. would be forced to comply with existing laws and international accords.

But critics say Democratic leaders have fallen far short of what they claim. The negotiations were conducted in near secrecy, and the details haven’t been fully disclosed. Criticism has come from many circles — environmentalists, AIDS activists, American labor unions, and social movements in countries including Colombia and Peru. Meanwhile, groups representing major U.S. corporations have supported the plan. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation. Chamber president Tom Donohue said: “We are encouraged by assurances that the labor provisions cannot be read to require compliance with [International Labor Organization] Conventions.”

Democrats are anything but united on the issue. Democratic caucus members are reportedly meeting today about the deal to avoid an internal split. That may be hard to overcome. As the agreement was announced, the New York Times reported at least half of Democratic Congressmembers were prepared to oppose it. In such a case, Democratic leaders would be forced to count on Republican support to pass final legislation.

As scrutiny grows, Rep. Charles Rangel, the Democratic chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, defended the deal in an interview Monday with CNN”s Lou Dobbs.

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http://www.democracynow.org/2007/5/22/a_subversion_of_american_democracy_white

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