“After years of disclosures by government investigations, media accounts, and reports from human rights organizations, there is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes. The only question that remains to be answered is whether those...
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Hamas commander killed; IDF soldier seriously injured in clash near Gaza border
Harold Schulweis: Founder of a Big Judaism
June 27, 2008 | 7:19 pm
June 19, 2008 | 2:45 pm
It looks like Congressional Democrats are going to cave in to the Bush administration, this time on telecom immunity for illegal surveillance of Americans. Maybe public opposition will stop the roll over. Maybe this is a drama that will end better than it is going right now. But...
May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm
"Failure of Intelligence, The Decline and Fall of the CIA" by Melvin A. Goodman (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).
In the fall of 1973, Melvin Goodman and some other analysts at the CIA noticed something strange: Intercepted secret communications indicated that the Soviets were removing...
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmCIA: Syria Could Have Made Two Nukes
Israel destroyed a Syrian nuclear reactor that was nearly ready to produce two bombs, the CIA chief said.
Michael Hayden said Monday that the secret, unfinished reactor that the United States believes Israel bombed Sept. 6 in northeastern Syria...
November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm
January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Last June, leading neoconservative Richard Perle received an unexpected phone call at his home. It was Larry Franklin calling. Franklin is the veteran Iran specialist in the Pentagon's Near East South Asia office and the key Iraq War planner who had been pressured by the FBI into...
August 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm
July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm
When it comes to Israel's fight against Hamas, a triple standard seems at work.
Israel is now completely at war with Palestinian terror groups, no less than America is at war with Al Qaeda worldwide and Saddam loyalists in Iraq. Hence, Israel must escalate its rules of engagement,...
February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Was Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl killed because he was Jewish?.
Several veteran foreign correspondents say all American journalists, regardless of religion, face the same danger in overseas trouble spots -- although they agree that religion is an issue, both for their...
January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Israel: U.S. Didn't Help
Israel denied a newspaper report that the CIA helped Israel track down a smuggled arms shipment. "This operation was purely blue and white," said a spokeswoman for the Israeli military, referring to the colors of Israel's flag. Citing unnamed U.S....
April 29, 1999 | 8:00 pm
A Jewish attorney on forced leave from the CIA has decided to file a lawsuit that claims that rampant anti-Semitism at the spy agency has destroyed his career.
Armed with memos from top CIA brass and similar horror stories from other Jewish government officials, Adam Ciralsky is suing...