RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: “By reducing imbalances in military power, new nuclear states generally produce more regional and international stability, not less…”
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” Sheldon Adelson may not have breasts, but he sure has the money and the power.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Zionism decrees Israel should be a “light unto nations.” Israel’s cyberwarriors are making the country a “flame” unto the nations.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Relying on hasbara to bolster your image in the world is the equivalent of running on fumes.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Not content with dispossessing 1 million Israeli Palestinians, Israel is repeating the original sin against the Negev Bedouin.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Some tropes are so engraved a politician can know they are false, admit it, and then contradict himself.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Do Israelis wish their children and their enemies’ children to be cannon fodder for this permanent war machine?
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Israel could severely bloody the Iranians, but it would still not be able to deliver a knock-out blow against its nuclear capability.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: I hope every Israeli and U.S. foreign policy official sees this film: How can bombs stand up to the moral acuity represented by this film?
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Nusseibeh is doing a remarkable and daring thing: he’s telling his audience that Israelis are scared, and that they must be partners.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The world has two choices: Lose its head and lapse into war; or keep its cool and learn how to address a nuclear Iran pragmatically.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Adelson, Klarman… Israel needs these far-right pro-Israel billionaires in its media like it needs a hole in the head.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: What if we can’t find alternates? What if Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Libya can’t fill the gap? What if the oil price goes through the roof?
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Anti-jihadis owe these American citizens an apology. But they won’t get one. Instead they’ll continue feeling the cold blast of hate.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Is Israel a haven for the free press? Hardly. It allows extensive use of gag orders to protect the state, the military, and the wealthy.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Israeli delusion is evident in this short film purporting to film the last moments of an Israeli family before Iran drops a bomb .
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The BICC index lists nations according to the militarization of their societies. First again in 2012 is Israel.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Adelson would explicitly reject the dictum, kol yisrael erayvim zeh ba-zeh (“All Israel is bound up on in the other”).