Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Was the ISM involved in Bombing London?
1. Here is today's most important current events question: Was the ISM
or International Solidarity Movement involved in the London subway
Why is that suddenly an importamnt current events question?
Well, as you know, the ISM collaborated with and hosted the two
terrorists who murdered three people and injured 50 when they blew up the
"Mike's Place" bar on the Tel Aviv waterfront on April 29, 2003. The two
terrorists had been hosted and wined and dined by the ISM before carrying
out the atrocity (see
Now the Times of London reports that those two terrorists who blew up
Mike's Place with the ISM's connivance also were tied to the group in the
UK that placed the bombs in the London subways
(See http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2005/london.bombing/ for report on those
The British Islamofascist who organized the subway bombings in London
had ties to the two perps who blew up Tel Aviv and had earlier gone to the
Gaza Strip at the time of the terror attack in Tel Aviv.
SO did the bombers of London ALSO have ISM collaborators?
2. Dear Brethren, the War With Israel Is Over
BY YOUSSEF IBRAHIM
July 7, 2006
As Israel enters the third week of an incursion into the same Gaza Strip
it voluntarily evacuated a few months ago, a sense of reality among Arabs
is spreading through commentary by Arab pundits, letters to the editor,
and political talk shows on Arabic-language TV networks.The new views are
stunning both in their maturity and in their realism. The best way I can
think of to convey them is in the form of a letter to the Palestinian
Arabs from their Arab friends:
Dear Palestinian Arab brethren:
The war with Israel is over.
You have lost. Surrender and negotiate to secure a future for your
We, your Arab brothers, may say until we are blue in the face that we
stand by you, but the wise among you and most of us know that we are
moving on, away from the tired old idea of the Palestinian Arab cause and
the "eternal struggle" with Israel.
Dear friends, you and your leaders have wasted three generations trying to
fight for Palestine, but the truth is the Palestine you could have had in
1948 is much bigger than the one you could have had in 1967, which in turn
is much bigger than what you may have to settle for now or in another 10
years. Struggle means less land and more misery and utter loneliness.
At the moment, brothers, you would be lucky to secure a semblance of a
state in that Gaza Strip into which you have all crowded, and a small part
of the West Bank of the Jordan. It isn't going to get better. Time is
running out even for this much land, so here are some facts, figures, and
sound advice, friends.
You hold keys, which you drag out for television interviews, to houses
that do not exist or are inhabited by Israelis who have no intention of
leaving Jaffa, Haifa, Tel Aviv, or West Jerusalem. You shoot old guns at
modern Israeli tanks and American-made fighter jets, doing virtually no
harm to Israel while bringing the wrath of its mighty army down upon you.
You fire ridiculously inept Kassam rockets that cause little destruction
and delude yourselves into thinking this is a war of liberation. Your
government, your social institutions, your schools, and your economy are
all in ruins.
Your young people are growing up illiterate, ill, and bent on rites of
death and suicide, while you, in effect, are living on the kindness of
foreigners, including America and the United Nations. Every day your
officials must beg for your daily bread, dependent on relief trucks that
carry food and medicine into the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, while your
criminal Muslim fundamentalist Hamas government continues to fan the
flames of a war it can neither fight nor hope to win.
In other words, brothers, you are down, out, and alone in a burnt-out
landscape that is shrinking by the day.
What kind of struggle is this? Is it worth waging at all? More important,
what kind of miserable future does it portend for your children, the
fourth or fifth generation of the Arab world's have-nots?
We, your Arab brothers, have moved on.
Those of us who have oil money are busy accumulating wealth and building
housing, luxury developments, state-of-the-art universities and schools,
and new highways and byways. Those of us who share borders with Israel,
such as Egypt and Jordan, have signed a peace treaty with it and are not
going to war for you any time soon. Those of us who are far away, in
places like North Africa and Iraq, frankly could not care less about what
happens to you.
Only Syria continues to feed your fantasies that someday it will join you
in liberating Palestine, even though a huge chunk of its territory, the
entire Golan Heights, was taken by Israel in 1967 and annexed. The
Syrians, my friends, will gladly fight down to the last Palestinian Arab.
Before you got stuck with this Hamas crowd, another cheating, conniving,
leader of yours,Yasser Arafat, sold you a rotten bill of goods . more
pain, greater corruption, and millions stolen by his relatives . while
your children played in the sewers of Gaza.
The war is over. Why not let a new future begin?
3. Telling the truth has become an offense which is unprotected by free
speech doctrines, which instead protect the telling of lies.
--Phyllis Chesler in "Truth on Trial"
4. Ten-Year Anniversary Reprint: The Assault on Israeli Democracy (from
5. Get yours today:
6. Palestinian Darwin Award: