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Monday, August 30, 2021 by: Mike Adams

(Natural News) Across the United States, hospitals have been transformed into murder factories where people are falsely “diagnosed” with covid via a fraudulent PCR test, then put on miscalibrated, made-in-China ventilators that blow out their lungs and kill them.

Safe and effective medical interventions that actually save lives among covid victims — such as ivermectin — are strictly prohibited in nearly every hospital in the country, obviously as part of a malicious medical scheme to exterminate as many patients as possible to drive up the “pandemic” death numbers.

In the age of covid, medical ethics have been utterly abandoned.

The “first do no harm” credo of the medical profession has been inverted to, “First, harm as many as possible.”

Patients’ rights have been obliterated, and doctors who speak out against these practices are hunted by state medical boards and even the corporate media.

What was once a system of medicine has become a system of deliberate murder.

Former CIA operative and political analyst Robert David Steele was killed just yesterday with a hospital ventilator.

And according to public announcements by Alex Jones, the medical system tried to murder his own father as well as an InfoWars journalist named Rob Dew (who was “rescued” from the hospital and is now recovering, thanks to effective treatments).

Pro-liberty activist Scott McKay (The Patriot Street Fighter) has also publicly stated that his own father was recently killed by medical personnel at a hospital.

These are just some of the more prominent people whose relatives have been targeted for murder by US hospitals… there are hundreds of thousands of similar examples among lesser well known individuals who have lost loved ones due to hospital murder operations.

No one is safe in any conventional hospital

No one is safe in any hospital.

Medical personnel cannot be trusted to do the right thing or even try to save lives. It’s worse than simple incompetence or ignorance, since hospitals are now very clearly trying to kill as many patients as possible by denying them treatments that work (ivermectin) while pushing interventions that kill (ventilators).

All those who are killed by murderous hospital policies and complicit doctors are said to have died “from covid.”

But this is a lie,, since anyone can test “positive” for covid by merely running a sample through a PCR instrument turned up to 35 cycles.

What people are really dying from is a combination of deliberate medical murder and vaccine spike protein bioweapons attacks.

Your chances of survival are rather slim when your doctor is trying to kill you and the vaccines are loaded with bioweapons that are also designed to destroy your body from the inside.

Yet hospital policies forbid treatment with ivermectin or hydroxychloroquine, not to mention vitamin D and zinc.

Such policies stand in direct contradiction to the real science on what works, and it’s obvious that these policies are driven by profit and politics, not medical ethics or compassion for fellow human beings.

I sense a wave of medical malpractice lawsuits against doctors and hospitals who participated in the “murder factory” operations of 2020 and 2021.

The truth is coming out. And the truth is that virtually the entire Big Pharma-controlled medical system that dominates health care today now operates more like a terrorist organization wielding weapons of mass destruction against innocent victims, all while getting paid by a complicit government that’s perpetuating the pandemic.

Read more news about all this at MedicalTyranny.com

Get full details in today’s Situation Update podcast via Brighteon.com:

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14 سؤالاً في مواجهة قطار التهريج

  • غسان سعود  (Ghassan Saud)
  • المصدر: الميادين نت
  • 4 أيلول 08:05
  • September 4, 2021

غرفة العمليات الإماراتية – الأميركية – السعودية تدير ما يشبه القطار السريع الذي يحاول أن يدوس جميع العقول في هروعه السريع نحو هدفه.

1. ماذا أظهرت التحقيقات في انفجار عكار؟ وكيف “ضبضب” الموضوع بُعيد بروز أسماء نواب “المستقبل” وليد البعريني وطارق المرعبي ومحمد سليمان؟ ولماذا سمح المجتمع المدني بـ”ضبضبة” الموضوع؟ 

2. ماذا وجدت القوى الأمنية التي داهمت مزرعة القياديّ في “القوات اللبنانية” إبراهيم الصقر غير المازوت والبنزين؟ ولماذا لم تصدر القوى الأمنية جردة واضحة، كما تقتضي الأصول، بحصيلة مداهمتها لمزرعة الصقر، حتى بعد إثارة الموضوع في الإعلام؟ وماذا يعني أن يكون القيادي في “القوات اللبنانية” قد شرع في إعداد الخزانات تحّسباً لما ينتظر البلد منذ أكثر من 3 سنوات؟

3. لماذا تتجاهل القوى الأمنية (والجيش ضمناً) نداءات رئاسة الجمهورية لتقديم جردة واضحة بأسماء المخزنين والمهربين كاملة والكميات المصادرة ومصيرها؟ وفي حال كان بعض هذه الكميات قد وُزع فعلاً، كما يقال، على الأفران، فهل حصل عليها أصحاب الأفران مجاناً؟ إذا دفعوا ثمنها، أين ذهبت الأموال؟ وإذا أعطيت لهم مجاناً، فلماذا لم يصَر إلى إلزامهم بخفض سعر ربطة الخبز؟ 

4. من أُوقِف ممن ظهرت صورهم ومقاطع فيديو لهم يحيطون عضو كتلة “المستقبل” في عكار النائب وليد البعريني حاملين السلاح من كلِّ نوع وشكل وحجم في عراضات مسلحة، على خلفية الخلاف بين بلدتين عكاريتين؟ ومن يحمي هؤلاء الذين يعملون بغالبيتهم المطلقة في تهريب المحروقات وأشياء أخرى إلى سوريا، فيما تيار “المستقبل” يتهم خصومه بالتهريب؟

5. ماذا بيَّنت التحقيقات، سواء مع خلية خلدة أو خلية حاصبيا؟ من موّل؟ ومن حرَّض؟ ومن خطَط؟ ومن يتدخّل مواربةً مع القضاء اليوم؟ ولماذا يُصار إلى تناسي الموضوع بهذا الشكل الوقح، حتى حين يكون الضحية موكب تشييع من “حزب الله”، فيما يستنفر الإعلام المحلي والإقليمي والدولي ومجلس الأمن والأساطيل الحربية حول العالم ومجالس حقوق الإنسان في لبنان والمغترب حين يكون الضحية مناوئاً له، ولو كان تكفيرياً؟

6. كيف يمكن إلزام مدير عام قوى الأمن الداخلي اللواء عماد عقمان بتنفيذ توصيات مجلس الأمن المركزي بتنظيم عمل محطات الوقود وإنهاء كل مظاهر الفلتان الأمني الآخذة بالتمدد، وخصوصاً في مناطق نفوذ تيار “المستقبل”؟ 

7. من هو الأقرب إلى المجتمع المدني، سواء في ملف تفجير المرفأ أو ملف المحاسبة المالية، “التيار الوطني الحر” أو تيار “المستقبل” أو “القوات اللبنانية”؟ وإذا كان “التيار” هو الأقرب منه إلى “المستقبل” و”القوات” بما لا يقاس، فلماذا إذاً يتواصل الهجوم عليه بالاسم، فيما يتجنَّب هذا المجتمع المدني المنافق أي استفزاز مباشر أو تسمية لـ”المستقبل” و”القوات” بالاسم؟ وهل يعتقد هذا المجتمع المدنيّ المنافق أنَّ الرأي العام أحمق إلى درجة إيهامه بأن مشكلته مع العونيين أكبر من مشكلته مع “المستقبل” وحركة “أمل” والحزب التقدمي الاشتراكي؟

8. لماذا لم يحصّن القضاء مصداقيّته في التحقيقات في جريمة المرفأ عبر شمولهم “كلهم يعني كلهم”، لا نصف وزراء الأشغال ونصف الأجهزة الأمنية ونصف رؤساء الحكومات، كأنَّ المرجع الأمنيّ أو الإداري أو السياسي يُتهم أو لا يتهم وفق انتمائه السياسي، ولا شيء آخر؟ ولماذا يرتبك القضاة ويسارعون إلى تبرئة ذمتهم حين يسائلهم شتام يعمل في وسيلة إعلامية ممولة من السعودية، ولا يهتم القاضي نفسه أو “تفرق معه” حين يطلب رئيس أكبر حزب لبنانيّ إيضاحات عن بديهيات لا تحترم؟

9. لماذا لا يضع القضاء والجيش معاً، كلٌّ من جهته، حداً لهذا الاستغلال السياسي الوقح للجريمة عبر الإعلان الواضح عما بيَّنته تحقيقاتهم وتحقيقات الأجهزة الاستخباراتية العالمية بشأن كيفية وصول نيترات الأمونيوم؟ ولماذا لم يتحرك الجيش لحلِّ معضلتها بعد الطلبات الواضحة المقدمة له لشرائها أو الاستفادة المجانية منها؟ ولماذا اقترح أسماء تجار لشرائها بدلاً من أن يقترح الاستعانة بخبرات أجنبية للتخلّص منها؟ 

10. لماذا لم يربط المحقق العدليّ حتى الآن بين التزامن المفضوح بين: 1. سيطرة التكفيريين على الجرود اللبنانية. 2. مرور باخرة النيترات في تركيا. 3. انغماس تيار “المستقبل” ووزير العدل السابق أشرف ريفي وغيرهما في الصراع السوري. 4. محاولة إدخال باخرة سلاح عن طريق مرفأ طرابلس. 5. اعتماد جبهة “النصرة” على النيترات في تصنيع العبوات التي استهدفت أكثر من مقرّ للجيش السوري. 6. وجود معمل للنيترات في مناطق سيطرة النظام في سوريا وعدم حاجة سوريا و”حزب الله” بالتالي إلى استيراد الأمونيوم، سواء للاستخدام الزراعي أو لتصنيع المتفجرات، بعكس خصومهما. 7. إدارة مرفأ بيروت “مستقبلية” بامتياز، وإدارة الأجهزة الأمنية المتواجدة بالمرفأ أقرب إلى السفارة الأميركية منها إلى “حزب الله” وسوريا.

11. ماذا حصل في وعود السفيرة الأميركية باستجرار الغاز من مصر والكهرباء من الأردن؟ ومن يتحمل مسؤولية تحريض اللبنانيين كل هذه السنوات على سوريا قبل أن يُقال لهم إنَّ مفتاح أيّ فرج يمرّ بها؟ 

12. ماذا سيفعل لبنان الرسمي لجهة المطالبة السورية الواضحة والصريحة بتواصل رسمي على أعلى المستويات كشرط مبدئي قبل أيِّ تجاوب اقتصادي رسمي سوري؟ وماذا ينتظر ما تبقى من لبنان الرسمي؟

13. في ذكرى “فجر الجرود”، من يتحمّل مسؤولية دماء العسكريين الذين قتلوا هناك، لأن قيادتهم لم تتحرك بالسرعة اللازمة لإنقاذهم، بحكم انتظارها الضوء الأخضر الأميركيّ، في وقت كان الأميركيون وحلفاؤهم في لبنان يفعلون المستحيل لحماية احتلال هؤلاء للجرود اللبنانية؟ ومن يتحمّل أيضاً وأيضاً المسؤولية عن مقتل المدنيين في السيارات المفخخة وفي حروب طرابلس، أو أن جرائم التكفيريين ومن يمولهم ويساندهم ويحميهم ويخرجهم من السجون لا تحتسب في هذه البلاد، ما دام من يمولهم بالزنانير المتفجرة يمول وسائل الإعلام أيضاً والجمعيات؟ 

14. لماذا لم يقل وزير الطاقة في حكومة تصريف الأعمال ريمون غجر إنَّ الفضل الأول والأخير في ساعات الكهرباء القليلة التي سيتنعم بها اللبنانيون ابتداء من منتصف أيلول يعود إلى “حزب الله” الذي مارس أقسى الضغوط الممكنة على الحكومة العراقية لتجاوز كل العراقيل والخطوط الأميركية الحمراء؟ 

إنَّ غرفة العمليات الإماراتية – الأميركية – السعودية التي تدير غالبية وسائل الإعلام والجمعيات ومجموعات الـ”واتسآب” والمغردين في مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي تدير ما يشبه القطار السريع الذي يحاول أن يدوس جميع العقول في هروعه السريع نحو هدفه: لا مجال للتدقيق أو التمعن قليلاً في الصور أو قراءة المقال بدلاً من عنوانه أو السؤال عن مصدره أو دقته أو خلفياته والهدف من نشره. كل ما يتوجب عليك فعله هو تلقي الأفكار التي يريدون تسويقها وتكريسها في الرؤوس، من دون أية تفاصيل أو عمق سياسي أو احتمال – مجرد احتمال – نقاش جدي فيها.

ولذلك، إنّ التهكّم أداة رئيسية مرادفة لتسخيف الآخر، إضافةً إلى مجموعة “حتميات” منزلة لا يمكن أبداً مناقشتهم فيها. وإذا تجرأت وحاولت، فإنهم سيلجأون إلى التسخيف والشيطنة والاستهزاء، مستفيدين من عدة عمل تمتلئ بالمهرجين بكلِّ الأشكال والألوان والأنواع، وهو ما يستوجب تصدياً شجاعاً لهذا القطار، بتكرار الأسئلة الواضحة كالأسئلة الثلاث عشرة أعلاه، لتصبح جدراناً تحترم ذكاء الرأي العام من جهة، وتلزم المعنيين بتقديم أجوبة من جهة أخرى، قبل السماح لقطار التهريج بمواصلة طريقه. 

وأمام انهمار الأحداث المفتعلة ومحاولة الإيحاء بأننا نعيش في عالم سريع جداً لا يمكن فيه التمسّك بالفكرة نفسها يومين أو ساعتين أو دقيقتين، لا بدّ من الثبات في السؤال، والاكتفاء بتكراره لكسر هذا القطار الخفيف الفارغ: هناك أسئلة جدية مطروحة، هاتوا أجوبة جدية عليها، ونكمل الحوار.إن الآراء المذكورة في هذه المقالة لا تعبّر بالضرورة عن رأي الميادين وإنما تعبّر عن رأي صاحبها حصراً

By Mustafa Abu Sneineh

Published date: 15 September 2021

The prisoners said they were arrested ‘by chance’,

They did not drink water, they ate fruit plucked from the trees and followed the news of their jailbreak

Their escape from an Israeli maximum-security prison made headlines around the world and elated millions of Palestinians.

Now, three of the four escapees who have been recaptured have detailed the trials and tribulations they faced on the run: thirst, hunger, and the joy of freedom.

‘I toured occupied Palestine of 1948, and I was looking for my freedom and to meet my mother’

– Mohammad al-Ardah, escapee

For Mohammad al-Ardah, 39, freedom tasted of prickly pear.

The escapee from Jenin told his lawyer that he managed to eat the fruit for the first time in almost 20 years after fleeing northern Israel’s Gilboa prison through a tunnel on 6 September.

Zakaria Zubeidi sits after being arrested, following his escape from Gilboa prison, in the village of Umm Al Ghanam on 11 September 2021 (Reuters

Ardah had been in prison since 2002, sentenced to life on charges of belonging to Islamic Jihad’s al-Quds Brigades’ military wing and of involvement in the killing of Israeli soldiers.

It was the opportunity to see his mother again that drove him to dig out of Gilboa and flee.

“I toured occupied Palestine of 1948, and I was looking for my freedom and to meet my mother,” Ardah told his lawyer Khaled Mahajna.

Arrested ‘by chance’

Ardah was seized on Saturday along with Zakaria Zubeidi while hiding in Nazareth, a northern city with an overwhelmingly Palestinian population.

He told his lawyer that he has faced harsh and abusive conditions in the al-Jalameh detention centre near Haifa, where he is now being held, and that he was beaten during his arrest.

Mahmoud al-Ardah, a Palestinian prisoner who directed and oversaw the plan to dig a tunnel and jailbreak from Gilboa, is seen sitting in an Israeli court in Nazareth, 11 September 2021 (AFP)
Mahmoud al-Ardah, a Palestinian prisoner who directed and oversaw the plan to dig a tunnel and jailbreak from Gilboa, is seen sitting in an Israeli court in Nazareth, 11 September 2021 (AFP)

Despite being seized at the weekend, the four captives were only allowed to speak privately with their lawyers on Tuesday, with their representatives then able to relay details of their dramatic escape for the first time.

Mahajna said Ardah was severely beaten by Israeli police, who threatened him with death and struck his head on the ground. He has only slept 10 hours in the past four days, was deprived of food, and was held in a small cell and constantly watched, the lawyer said.

Mothers of rearrested Palestinian prisoners anxiously await answers on their safety Read More »

Ardah said he and Zubeidi had not drunk a drop of water since they tunnelled their way out of Gilboa prison. They felt exhausted and could not carry on walking, and described their discovery as “by chance” when Israeli forces appeared near their hideout.

Zubeidi, 46, is also from Jenin and is a former commander of Fatah’s armed wing, al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades. He told his lawyer Avigdor Feldman that police beat him so badly that he broke his cheek and some of his ribs, and remains in pain.

Zubeidi told Feldman that he was not one of the escape plan plotters, and that the scheme was devised by the other five cellmates, who all belonged to Islamic Jihad.

He said he only became aware of the plan last minute after being transferred to the cell the day before the escape. Once he saw the tunnel, he decided to flee as well.

Over six days, Zubeidi and Ardah plucked fruit from trees to survive, gorging on prickly pears and figs when they could.

Radio transistor

Speculation has been rife in the days since the six inmates emerged from their tunnel, with Israelis and Palestinians alike wondering if they stayed together, where they were hiding and whether or not they had crossed from Israel into the occupied West Bank or a neighbouring country.

One of them, Mahmoud Ardah, told his lawyer Raslan Mahajneh that the prisoners parted ways when they reached a mosque in the Palestinian village of Naoura.

Mahmoud Ardah said he had a radio on which he followed news of their escape.

No one else in the prison was involved in the plan, he said, adding that he himself directed and oversaw the prison break. They began digging the tunnel from their cell in December, he said.

Protesters lift a placard depicting the six Palestinian prisoners, as they demonstrate to support them in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth, on 11 September (AFP)
Protesters lift a placard depicting the six Palestinian prisoners, as they demonstrate to support them in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth, on 11 September 2021 (AFP)

Mahmoud Ardah and Yacoub al-Qadri were arrested on Friday in Nazareth.

He said they both attempted to cross into the West Bank, which is 4km south of Gilboa prison, but the heavy Israeli military presence in the area made them change their plan.

The three prisoners said they agreed to avoid entering Palestinian villages in Israel as much as possible, in an attempt to stop Israeli authorities from imposing collective punishment on their residents.

Mahmoud Ardah also said they were arrested by chance, and denied reports in Israeli media that a Palestinian citizen of Israel had tipped off the police.

The escape has inspired Palestinians in Israel, the occupied territories and beyond. On Saturday, news spread that those who had been recaptured would appear in a Nazareth court, with Palestinians flocking to the building to show their support that evening.

“I reassure my mother about my health, and my spirits are high, and I salute my sister in Gaza. We were very touched when we saw the crowds in front of Nazareth’s court. I salute the people of Nazareth, they raised my spirits,” Ardah said, according to his lawyer.

Two of the escapees – Ayham Nayef Kamanji and Munadil Yaqoub Nfeiat – remain at large.

As a tsunami of crocodile tears engulfs Western politicians, history is suppressed. More than a generation ago, Afghanistan won its freedom, which the United States, Britain and their “allies” destroyed.

In 1978, a liberation movement led by the People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) overthrew the dictatorship of Mohammad Dawd, the cousin of King Zahir Shar. It was an immensely popular revolution that took the British and Americans by surprise.

Foreign journalists in Kabul, reported the New York Times, were surprised to find that “nearly every Afghan they interviewed said [they were] delighted with the coup”. The Wall Street Journal reported that “150,000 persons … marched to honour the new flag …the participants appeared genuinely enthusiastic.”

AUGUST 25, 2021

The Great Game of Smashing Countries

BY JOHN PILGER

Women at university in Afghanistan in the 1970s during the time of the PDPA government.

The Washington Post reported that “Afghan loyalty to the government can scarcely be questioned”. Secular, modernist and, to a considerable degree, socialist, the government declared a programme of visionary reforms that included equal rights for women and minorities. Political prisoners were freed and police files publicly burned.

Under the monarchy, life expectancy was thirty-five; one in three children died in infancy. Ninety per cent of the population was illiterate. The new government introduced free medical care. A mass literacy campaign was launched.

For women, the gains had no precedent; by the late 1980s, half the university students were women, and women made up 40 per cent of Afghanistan’s doctors, 70 per cent of its teachers and 30 per cent of its civil servants.

So radical were the changes that they remain vivid in the memories of those who benefited. Saira Noorani, a female surgeon who fled Afghanistan in 2001, recalled:

Every girl could go to high school and university. We could go where we wanted and wear what we liked … We used to go to cafes and the cinema to see the latest Indian films on a Friday … it all started to go wrong when the mujahedin started winning … these were the people the West supported.

For the United States, the problem with the PDPA government was that it was supported by the Soviet Union. Yet it was never the “puppet” derided in the West, neither was the coup against the monarchy “Soviet backed”, as the American and British press claimed at the time.

President Jimmy Carter’s Secretary of State, Cyrus Vance, later wrote in his memoirs: “We had no evidence of any Soviet complicity in the coup.”

In the same administration was Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s National Security Adviser, a Polish émigré and fanatical anti-communist and moral extremist whose enduring influence on American presidents expired only with his death in 2017.

On 3 July 1979, unknown to the American people and Congress, Carter authorised a $500 million “covert action” programme to overthrow Afghanistan’s first secular, progressive government.  This was code-named by the CIA Operation Cyclone.

The $500 million bought, bribed and armed a group of tribal and religious zealots known as the mujahedin. In his semi-official history, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward wrote that the CIA spent $70 million on bribes alone. He describes a meeting between a CIA agent known as “Gary” and a warlord called Amniat-Melli:

Gary placed a bundle of cash on the table: $500,000 in one-foot stacks of $100 bills. He believed it would be more impressive than the usual $200,000, the best way to say we’re here, we’re serious, here’s money, we know you need it … Gary would soon ask CIA headquarters for and receive $10 million in cash.

Recruited from all over the Muslim world, America’s secret army was trained in camps in Pakistan run by Pakistani intelligence, the CIA and Britain’s MI6. Others were recruited at an Islamic College in Brooklyn, New York – within sight of the doomed Twin Towers. One of the recruits was a Saudi engineer called Osama bin Laden.

The aim was to spread Islamic fundamentalism in Central Asia and destabilise and eventually destroy the Soviet Union.

In August, 1979, the US Embassy in Kabul reported that “the United States’ larger interests … would be served by the demise of the PDPA government, despite whatever setbacks this might mean for future social and economic reforms in Afghanistan.”

Read again the words above I have italicised. It is not often that such cynical intent is spelt out as clearly.  The US was saying that a genuinely progressive Afghan government and the rights of Afghan women could go to hell.

Six months later, the Soviets made their fatal move into Afghanistan in response to the American-created jihadist threat on their doorstep. Armed with CIA-supplied Stinger missiles and celebrated as “freedom fighters” by Margaret Thatcher, the mujahedineventually drove the Red Army out of Afghanistan.

Calling themselves the Northern Alliance, the mujahedin were dominated by war lords who controlled the heroin trade and terrorised rural women. The Taliban were an ultra-puritanical faction, whose mullahs wore black and punished banditry, rape and murder but banished women from public life.

In the 1980s, I made contact with the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, known as RAWA, which had tried to alert the world to the suffering of Afghan women. During the Taliban time they concealed cameras beneath their burqas to film evidence of atrocities, and did the same to expose the brutality of the Western-backed mujahedin. “Marina” of RAWA told me, “We took the videotape to all the main media groups, but they didn’t want to know ….”

In1996, the enlightened PDPA government was overrun. The Prime Minister, Mohammad Najibullah, had gone to the United Nations to appeal to for help. On his return, he was hanged from a street light.

“I confess that [countries] are pieces on a chessboard,” said Lord Curzon in 1898, “upon which is being played out a great game for the domination of the world.”

The Viceroy of India was referring in particular to Afghanistan. A century later, Prime Minister Tony Blair used slightly different words.

“This is a moment to seize,” he said following 9/11. “The Kaleidoscope has been shaken. The pieces are in flux. Soon they will settle again. Before they do, let us re-order this world around us.”

On Afghanistan, he added this: “We will not walk away [but ensure] some way out of the poverty that is your miserable existence.”

Blair echoed his mentor, President George W. Bush, who spoke to the victims of his bombs from the Oval Office: “The oppressed people of Afghanistan will know the generosity of America. As we strike military targets, we will also drop food, medicine and supplies to the starving and suffering … “

Almost every word was false. Their declarations of concern were cruel illusions for an imperial savagery “we” in the West rarely recognise as such.

In 2001, Afghanistan was stricken and depended on emergency relief convoys from Pakistan. As the journalist Jonathan Steele reported, the invasion indirectly caused the deaths of some 20,000 people as supplies to drought victims stopped and people fled their homes.

Eighteen months later, I found unexploded American cluster bombs in the rubble of Kabul which were often mistaken for yellow relief packages dropped from the air. They blew the limbs off foraging, hungry children.

In the village of Bibi Maru, I watched a woman called Orifa kneel at the graves of her husband, Gul Ahmed, a carpet weaver, and seven other members of her family, including six children, and two children who were killed next door.

An American F-16 aircraft had come out of a clear blue sky and dropped a Mk82 500-pound bomb on Orifa’s mud, stone and straw house. Orifa was away at the time. When she returned, she gathered the body parts.

Months later, a group of Americans came from Kabul and gave her an envelope with fifteen notes: a total of 15 dollars. “Two dollars for each of my family killed,” she said.

The invasion of Afghanistan was a fraud. In the wake of 9/11, the Taliban sought to distant themselves from Osama bin Laden. They were, in many respects, an American client with which the administration of Bill Clinton had done a series of secret deals to allow the building of a $3 billion natural gas pipeline by a US oil company consortium.

In high secrecy, Taliban leaders had been invited to the US and entertained by the CEO of the Unocal company in his Texas mansion and by the CIA at its headquarters in Virginia. One of the deal-makers was Dick Cheney, later George W. Bush’s Vice-President.

In 2010, I was in Washington and arranged to interview the mastermind of Afghanistan’s modern era of suffering, Zbigniew Brzezinski. I quoted to him his autobiography in which he admitted that his grand scheme for drawing the Soviets into Afghanistan had created “a few stirred up Muslims”.

“Do you have any regrets?” I asked.

“Regrets! Regrets! What regrets?”

When we watch the current scenes of panic at Kabul airport, and listen to journalists and generals in distant TV studios bewailing the withdrawal of “our protection”, isn’t it time to heed the truth of the past so that all this suffering never happens again?

John Pilger can be reached through his website: www.johnpilger.com

Note: Since 1943, “Independent” Lebanon never instituted a State and never gained any sovereignty over its political decisions. This pseudo-State was Not able to deliver on its responsibilities toward the citizens, and the political sectarian/feudal structure let the private mafia import and deliver the goods.

The citizens has been eating less than half the loaf of bread at the peak of Lebanon stability, and with this declared State bankruptcy, the poorer classes have been reduced to eat 20% of the bread/goods it purchase

سعادة الشامي وآخرون: وجوه تقنية لإحياء النظام المنهار

عادة الشامي. هو الاسم المقترح لنيابة رئاسة الحكومة باعتباره واحداً من رجال الـ النيوليبرالية التقنيّين.هو قطعاً ليس منتسباً إلى الحزب القومي السوري أو مقرّباً منه وليس حتى مقترحاً من قيادت بل جاء اقتراح اسمه بطريقةٍ احتيالية عبر الرئيس السابق للحزب أسعد حردان بدعمٍ من رئيس الم النيابي نبيه بري.

أما الانطباعات السائدة عن الشامي لا تتعلق بدماثته الأخلاقية التي لا غبار عليها، ولا بسيرته الأكاديمية التي تستند إلى قاعدة من ست سنوات تعليم في الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت، بل في الفترات التالية من خبرته المهنية التي وصمت تأهيله لهذا التوزير.

أي عمله لمدّة عشرين عاماً في صندوق النقد الدولي، وبعدها خمس سنوات في منصب الأمين العام لهيئة الأسواق المالية في لبنان.
نهاد علم الدين ــ لبنان
أمضى الشامي معظم فترة عمله في الصندوق، كمنسّقٍ في مركز المساعدة التقنية الذي يقدّم المساعدة لعددٍ من الدول بينها لبنان منذ 2004. في هذه الفترة، كان الرجل مقرّباً من الرئيس السابق للحكومة فؤاد السنيورة.

لاحقاً صار من موقعه في الصندوق، بمثابة اليد اليمنى لوزير المال السابق جهاد أزعور، ولا سيما بعدما طلب هذا الأخير المساعدة على التحضير لمؤتمر باريس 3.

كان دائماً في الظلّ. وكان دائماً تقنياً. منطلقاته النيبوليبرالية لا نقاش فيها. مع السوق المفتوحة. مع الخصخصة. مع «الحوكمة». مع «الشفافية»… وسائر المصطلحات المخادعة التي يستخدمها أبناء هذا الفكر السّاعي لتحرير الدولة من كل وظائفها الاجتماعية والاقتصادية.

في إحدى أوراقه المنشورة، يحتفي الشامي بأن لبنان كان يعدّ قبل اندلاع الحرب الأهلية عام 1975، من البلدان القليلة في العالم التي انتهجت السوق الحرّة على قاعدة دعه يعمل دعه يمر (laisser-faire) «بكامل طاقته تقريباً». ويزيد على ذلك: «يقول الكثير من الناس بأن أحد أسباب نمو الاقتصاد اللبناني هو موقف الحكومة الليبرالي تجاه الاقتصاد».
إذاً، هو ليس سوى أداة تنفيذية لهذا الفكر ورجالاته.

لا داعيَ للتدقيق في الكثير من التفاصيل التقنية عن خلفياته الأيديولوجية التي تقدّس السوق وتمقت الدولة. بالنسبة له لا نقاش في أن تأسيس لبنان دولة للتجّار،

تحوّل لاحقاً إلى اقتصاد سوق استهلاكي عزّزته الحرب الأهلية وفاقمت أشكال الفساد فيه. لا نقاش في كل ذلك، لأن السّوق يقرّر. والسوق في لبنان هي الريوع التي يجب تنظيمها. الريع المالي، الريع العقاري.

ليس لهذه الأسباب وحدها يصنّف اقتراح اسمه خطيراً. فالمخاطر تأتي أيضاً من سلوكه المرتبط بالفكر الذي يحمله. فهو الرجل الذي يقوم بالمهمات عن غيره بصمت. تماماً كما فعل أيام الإعداد لمؤتمر باريس 3. قدّم كل التحضيرات اللازمة لتبرير تسوّل لبنان وفق برنامج إصلاحات غير ملزم.

كان يعلم أنه لو لجأ لبنان إلى صندوق النقد الدولي لكانت شروط الصندوق أصبحت ملزمة. وللمناسبة هي الإصلاحات نفسها التي يروّج لها. لكن الشامي أوجد تبريراتٍ للدول المانحة من دون أن ينخرط لبنان في برنامج مع الصندوق. هذه الخدمة قدّمها للنخبة السياسية التي رعته لاحقاً وترعاه حالياً. ففي السنوات التالية، صار اسم سعادة الشامي مطروحاً للعديد من المواقع الشاغرة التي تتقاتل عليها الطوائف.

اقتُرح اسمه للجنة الرقابة على المصارف في نهاية 2009. فشل رعاته في إيصاله. وفي 2013، اقترح اسمه للأمانة العامة لهيئة الأسواق المالية. وبعد اتفاق بينه وبين حاكم مصرف لبنان رياض سلامة الذي يرأس الهيئة، قرّر الشامي الانخراط في اللعبة. إلّا أنه لم تمضِ بضعة أسابيع على تعيينه، حتى بدأ الحاكم يفرض مستشاره رجا أبو عسلي كأمين عام فعلي في الهيئة. وبعدها بدأت تصدر قرارات تقوّض صلاحيات الأمانة العامة.

انتهى الأمر بأن سلامة مارس التنكيل المؤسساتي على الشامي. هذا الأخير تقبّل الأمر من دون أن يهضمه. وحتى عندما بلغ الأمر ذروته مع التعدّي على الشامي جسدياً لم يعترض هذا الأخير. فقد تلقى الشامي صفعةً من رجل أمن يتبع لسلامة. يشكّك الكثيرون بأن هذه الصفعة كان محفّزة من الحاكم.

رغبته في الحصول على منصبٍ في لبنان كانت مثيرة للاهتمام لذا إن التهافت عليه من الرؤساء لا يبرّرها إلّا كون الرجل لا يحمل قراره بيده


خطورة تعيين الشامي، أنه مستعد للقيام بكل ما يلزم للوصول إلى المنصب. والخطورة في أنه لا ينوي القيام بأي مواجهة في عزّ الصراع الحالي بين قوى السلطة التي «تقتل» الناس عبر تضخيم الأسعار ولا تريد من الإصلاح سوى حصّةً إضافية مما يمكن اقتراضه أو تسوّله على هذا الأساس. هو آدمي كما يصفه كثيرون. وهو أيضاً تقني.

وهو أيضاً يعمل بشكل مؤسساتي منظّم، لكنه لا يملك أي كفاءة سياسية لصناعة أي قرار أو اتخاذه.
رغبته في الحصول على منصب في لبنان، كانت مثيرة للاهتمام. لذا، إن التهافت عليه من رئيس الجمهورية ميشال عون، ورئيس الحكومة المكلّف نجيب ميقاتي، ومن الرئيس المكلّف السابق سعد الحريري، لا يبرّرها إلا كون الرجل لا يحمل قراره بيده.

يقول وزير السابق محمد الصفدي في تقديم التقرير السنوي للمركز لعام 2012، إن مركز المساعدة التقنية التابع لصندوق النقد الدولي يغطّي من خلال ورشات العمل والتدريب مجالات: الرقابة على المصارف، إدارة الدين، المنهجيات الإحصائية، إدارة الواردات، الإدارة العامة المالية. المشكلة أن هذه المساعدات التي نسّقها الشامي لم تكن ذات قيمة يوماً.

قبل الأزمة لم تكن هناك أي أرقام إحصائية دقيقة عن لبنان، سواء في ميزان المدفوعات، أو تحويلات المغتربين، أو غيرها من الإحصاءات المصرفية التي تقوم بها لجنة الرقابة على المصارف. فهل أدّت هذه المساعدة التقنية إلى اكتشاف الأزمة؟
في مقابلة مع الرئيس السابق للجنة سمير حمود، يقرّ هذا الأخير بأنه والحاكم كانا يعلمان منذ 2015 أن النظام آيل إلى الانهيار،

لكن الأمر لم يكن كذلك بالنسبة للشامي. ففي ورقة بحثية صادرة في 3 كانون الأول 2019 عن مركز الأبحاث في بنك الكويت الوطني والذي يرأسه سعادة الشامي منذ ترك الأمانة العامة لهيئة الأسواق المالية لغاية اليوم، يصرّ الشامي على أن الأزمة هي أزمة مالية عامة يمكن معالجتها عبر خفض فوائد الدين العام. حتى عندما انهار البلد وأفلس،

ما زال الشامي يمارس تقنياته بحسب «كتاب» صندوق النقد. لم يقدّم توصيفاً حقيقياً لما يحصل في لبنان من انهيار للنظام كالذي قدّمه، مثلاً، سمير حمود عندما أشار إلى أن المشكلة متّصلة بتحويل الموجودات الخارجية إلى موجودات محليّة منذ انهيار الثمانينيات. مراجعة حمود ذو الخلفية اليسارية – اليميني عملياً، تقف عند حدود الثمانينيات،

بينما لا مراجعة فعلية يقوم بها الشامي. في الواقع، هناك عقلٌ حكم لبنان منذ نشأته. هو عقل دولة التجّار التي كان عليها أن تقوّي عملتها بعد الانفصال مع سوريا لتعزيز الاستهلاك. هذا العقل استأنف مساره معززاً بنتائج الحرب الأهلية من خلال تثبيت سعر العملة تجاه العملة الأجنبية. الحرب الأهلية أفضت إلى دولرة السوق.

وبعدها أتت الحريرية لتثبت استعمال الدولار كعملة محلية، والاستدانة بها، وخلق كتلٍ منها. هيمنة هذا الفكر هي التي تجعل «النخب» السياسية تفكر بالشامي كنائبٍ لرئيس الحكومة ورجلٍ من رجال صندوق النقد الدولي. يبحثون عمن يمكن أن يتعامل مع الصندوق ويتكلّم لغته لتسويق ما يريدونه حصراً. فهل هم يريدون الانخراط مع الصندوق، أم تحييده كما فعل الشامي أيام باريس 3؟

يريده عون لأنه على خلافٍ مع سلامة. ويريده ميقاتي لأنه يفهم لغة الصندوق. ويريده الحريري لأنه من أتباعه المخلصين. يريده الكثيرون،

لكن ها هو يأتي باسم الحزب القومي السوري الاجتماعي بشكلٍ موارب. ما تريده «النخب» السياسية في لبنان، منفصلٌ عن الواقع. الواقع هو أن الأمر كلّه يبدأ في إعادة هيكلة القطاع المصرفي بشقّيه: مصرف لبنان، المصارف. لكن الشامي في 2019، كان يشير إلى المشكلة بوصفها مسألة تقنية لا تتعلق أبداً بودائع المصارف التي «لا يجب أن تخضع لأيّ نوع من الهيركات» على حدّ تعبيره.

هل يعلم الشامي أن هذه الودائع لم تعد موجودة كعملات أجنبية؟

لا أحد يمكنه أن يدفع هذه الودائع. يمكن دفع قسمٍ بسيط منها، كما يحصل حالياً في التعميم 158، لكن إعادة دفعها كاملة هو أمر غير منطقي أصلاً لأن هذه الودائع باتت تساوي أضعاف أضعاف الناتج المحلي الإجمالي. تسييلها اليوم يعني إشعال سعر الدولار مقابل الليرة بلا حدود.

أصلاً هذا ما يفعله سلامة اليوم. الحلّ التقني الذي يقترحه الشامي في ورقته يكمن في الكابيتال كونترول (قيود على رأس المال). عن أي كابيتال كونترول كان يشير الشامي؟ أصلاً لم يعد هناك رأس مال لفرض القيود عليه. ما كان يشير إليه الشامي يمارسه اليوم سلامة على طريقته: التحكّم في الاستيراد، ومن خلال ذلك يتحكّم بكمية الدولارات التي تخرج من لبنان.

الشامي كان يتحدث عن رفع الأسعار الداخلية. لكن ها هو سلامة رفعها ويواصل القيام بذلك. هما من مدرسةٍ واحدة مع فرقٍ واحد أن سلامة يقوم بالأمر باسم قوى السلطة أو «النخب» السياسية. لا تستحق هذه القوى صفة «النخب». الشامي سيقوم بالأمر بشكلٍ مؤسّساتي لمساعدة سلامة، رغم خلافاته معه، وقوى السلطة على مواصلة وصفة «الإفقار» مقابل إعادة إحياء النظام المنهار. النظام الذي حمل طوال الوقت سبب مأساتنا اليوم، يسعون إلى إعادة إنتاجه عبر وجوهٍ تقنية مثل سعادة الشامي، حنين السيد التي تعمل حالياً في البنك الدولي، وآخرين…

 اقرأ دراسة «مسألة التغيير في لبنان: جدليّة الخارج والطائفيّة السياسيّة والاقتصاد غير المُنتج» هنا.

نُشر في ملحق رأس المال : 06/09/2021

Palestinian Doctor executed in Cold Blood and let his blood drain: The regular fake excuse of attempting to stab

Israeli police officers shot and killed a Palestinian doctor in Occupied Jerusalem on Friday after claiming that he tried to stab one of them.

Local sources said that the 50-year-old doctor, Hazem al-Jolani, was carried to hospital in a very serious condition where he was pronounced dead.

They added that the Israeli occupation police killed the Palestinian man in cold blood and battered him after shooting him.

Israeli police forces closed Bab al-Majles in the Aqsa Mosque where the alleged stabbing attack took place and fired stun grenades at Jerusalemites in the area, who were trying to enter the Mosque through that gate. Israeli TV7 channel said that a policeman was injured in the attempted stabbing.

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September 13, 2021

Israeli malware Pegasus has been used to spy on journalists, activists. (Photo: via Wikimedia Commons)

The digital rights group CitizenLab has discovered a vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware company NSO Group to implant its Pegasus malware onto virtually every iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch device.

CitizenLab revealed the vulnerability on Monday, a week after discovering it by analyzing the phone of a Saudi activist that had been infected with the malware. The discovery was announced to the public shortly after Apple rolled out an update to patch the vulnerability

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The vulnerability allowed the NSO Group’s clients to send malicious files disguised as .gif files to a target’s phone, which would then exploit “an integer overflow vulnerability in Apple’s image rendering library” and leave the phone open to the installation of NSO Group’s now-infamous ‘Pegasus’ malware.

The exploit is what’s known as a ‘zero-click’ vulnerability, meaning that the target user would not have to click a suspicious link or file to allow the malware onto their device .

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While most Apple devices were vulnerable, according to the researchers, not all of those afflicted by the spyware were breached in this way. Instead, NSO Group sold the use of its malware to clients around the world, who used the tool to spy on the phones of rival politicians, journalists, activists, and business leaders.

News of the malware’s existence was first broken earlier this summer by Amnesty International and Forbidden Stories, a French investigative outlet, and reported by a collection of partner news outlets.

Among those accused of using the Israeli malware are the governments of Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Hungary, India, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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A leaked list suggested that as many as 52,000 names were marked as possible targets for surveillance by NSO Group’s customers, and roughly a tenth of these targets were reportedly surveilled.

Pegasus granted users access to calls, messages, photos and files, and allowed them to secretly turn on the target phones’ cameras and microphones.

CitizenLab pinned the latest exploit on NSO Group after discovering a so-called ‘digital artifact’ left behind that matched calling cards left by the company’s other exploits, and similarly-named processes in its code.

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The NSO Group has not commented on CitizenLab’s latest research, which comes just one day before Apple’s anticipated unveiling of the iPhone 13 ahead of its launch later this month.

(RT.com, PC, Social Media)

Yom Kippur in British Mandate Palestine and the Irgun

Ever since the November 1928 White Paper, the blowing of the shofar, the ram’s horn, among other customs, had been prohibited at the Western Wall — Much to the chagrin of the Irgun.

The Irgun successive assassination campaigns against British officers began in earnest.

By YISRAEL MEDAD  

 SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 01:27

 

 PALESTINE POLICE Force wanted  poster of Irgun and Lehi members.  Menachem Begin appears at the top  left. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

PALESTINE POLICE Force wanted poster of Irgun and Lehi members.

Menachem Begin appears at the top left.(photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

It was on December 1, 1943, that Menachem Begin, upon the resignation of Yaakov Meridor, officially assumed the role of commander of the Irgun Zvai Leumi.

Two months later, during the night of January 31-February 1, 1944, Irgun operatives pasted up on walls and street poles throughout Mandatory Palestine the Irgun’s Declaration of Revolt.

Those who scrutinized it through to the end saw these words:

“Our demand: Rule over Eretz Israel must immediately be handed over to a provisional Hebrew government… Every Jew in our homeland will fight!…

Our fighting youth will not be deterred… They will not surrender, will not rest… until they ensure our people of a homeland.”

Armed attacks began that month.

On Saturday night, February 12, Irgun fighters attacked immigration offices simultaneously in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.

Two weeks later, on February 26, the fighters set out again, this time to blow up the income tax offices, again in the three large towns. On March 23, the CID offices in those cities were attacked.

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May 17, 40 fighters set out to attack and occupy the government broadcasting station at Ramallah to issue an on-air pronouncement five years after the 1939 White Paper.

The takeover was smooth and was carried out without loss of life, but the broadcast itself did not take place due to a technical problem with a microphone. The Jerusalem District British Intelligence office in the Russian Compound was the next target on the night of July 13, when an Irgun unit broke into the building, detonated explosive devices and retreated without suffering casualties. 

The next operation was rather unique as this time, the Irgun, so to say, would be going up against a wall. CARICATURE, 1938, satirizing British ban on shofar blowing by Yehoshua  Adari.  (credit: Historical Jewish Press website)CARICATURE, 1938, satirizing British ban on shofar blowing by Yehoshua Adari. (credit: Historical Jewish Press website)

EVER SINCE the November 1928 White Paper, the blowing of the shofar, the ram’s horn, among other customs, had been prohibited at the Western Wall. That was reinforced by an International Commission’s decisions in late 1930.

However, beginning already on Yom Kippur 1930, members of branches of Ze’ev Jabotinsky Revisionist Movement, whether Betar, Brit HaBiryonim or the Irgun, had been regularly blowing the shofar at the wall. They were arrested, tried and several received sentences of up to six months imprisonment

Begin was more of a political leader than a military commander. As he later published in his memoirs, The Revolt, his strategic aim in the anti-British campaign was to undermine the prestige of the British authorities, even to the extent of causing them ridicule as in when captured officers were flogged in retaliation for the whipping of Irgun youngsters in 1946.

On Yom Kippur 1942, Begin, who had only arrived in the country in mid-April, visited the Western Wall and was witness to a scene of British policemen bursting into the area in search of the Betar member who had sounded the shofar blast.

During the summer of 1944, the matter of the blowing of the shofar was an agenda item for discussion during an Irgun High Command meeting. The decision reached was one that highlighted Begin approach to waging resistance which academic researchers, such as J.J. Bell, have termed the Irgun’s “Strategy of Leverage.”

It combined elements of attrition with exploiting Britain’s “glass house” situation. Begin set out not simply to blow a single shofar blast but to run with it a parallel public relations campaign with a surprise.

In this case, the object was one of religion and national historical pride. After all, while sounding the shofar is obligatory for Rosh Hashanah, it is but a custom on Yom Kippur.

However, ever since 1930, the Betar members, and later, Irgunists, had chosen Yom Kippur to demonstrate their opposition and disdain for the 1928 decision to prohibit the shofar from being heard at the Wall; Begin followed their lead

Weeks prior to the High Holy Day, the Irgun initiated published warnings in the form of posters and hand-out throwaways that the British should keep away from the Western Wall. They then announced that any policemen found near the Western Wall on Yom Kippur, which fell on September 27, would be punished.

Nine such proclamations were issued in all and toward the end, they were being issued daily. Just the success of the publicity was a victory for the insurgency

Begin decided that the tone of the warnings would also include a threat of punishment. As one announcement read: “Any British Constable who will commit acts of violence near the Western Wall on the Day of Atonement and, in defiance of the moral law of civilized people, will disturb the worshippers assembled there and will desecrate the sanctity of prayer will be regarded and LISTED by the HEBREW Youth as a CRIMINAL OFFENDER.

(Isn’t what the Zionist settlers doing every time they invade the Jerusalem Islamic Al Aqsa?)

”In yet another public relations twist, the Irgun proclaimed that “Visitors or passers-by, whether Moslems or Christians, will not be disturbed in their approaching or passing the Western Wall.” In other words, even if subliminally, the Irgun was asserting itself as an actor of authority.

It would compete with the British Police to provide security. In a clever exploitation, a telegram was sent to Geoffrey Francis Fisher, archbishop of Canterbury, titular head of the Church of England and the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, to intercede and prevent behavior the Irgun compared to that of the Nazis. (Funny)

The result of the publicity campaign was to increase the impression that the Irgun intended to create a showdown, as it were, at the Western Wall, perhaps even concentrating large forces at the Western Wall and impeding access to the police employing violence. In reality, this was a diversionary tactic.

WITH PRAYERS over at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, in other cities and towns, several dozen Irgunists, fighters, medical staff, those responsible for weapons’ storage and drivers began to assemble.

Shortly before midnight, four police stations were attacked throughout the country. Housed in what were referred to as Taggart fortresses, they had been built in the late 1930s to counter the Palestinian counterattacks then. Many still serve the Israel Police.

The Irgun’s warnings about the Western Wall, an early form of psychological warfare, being perceived as forcing a concession from the British, had served its purpose in Jerusalem. No clashes occurred that day at the Western Wall or en route to it.

All the attention of the British had been concentrated at the Western Wall. Before the night was over, in Haifa, Qalqiliya, Qatra near Gedera and Beit Dagan, perimeter defenses were overcome, suppression fire allowed the explosives experts to approach the walls and the resulting blasts and exchanges of shots caused significant damage and loss of life on the British side.

As it happened, on that Yom Kippur, Stern Group member Mattityahu (Todi) Pil’i, an observant Jew, for the first time in his life traveled on the most holy day from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. He had participated in the attempted assassination of British High Commissioner Harold McMichael on August 8.

Having located the quarters of Thomas J. Wilkin, assistant superintendent of police, and the CID detective who had found Yair in 1942 and handed him over to Geoffrey Morton to be killed, he reported the news to Yitzhak Shamir.

Shamir authorized Yehoshua Cohen and David Shomron to assassinate him immediately

Two days later, on Friday, September 29, walking along St. Paul’s Way, as he approached Queen Helena Street where he would turn right and ascend to the Russian Compound, he was fired upon and killed.

The curfew declared was ineffective as the two assassins were already on the loose, going to Tel Aviv, having jumped into a waiting taxi in an alley across the street that ran behind the Evelina de Rothschild school.

The High Holy Day season was over.

[DUGIN’S DIRECTIVE]

FREEMASONRY TODAY: ITS VICTORIES AND ITS ENEMIES.

On June 24, 1717, representatives of English Masonic lodges established the Grand Lodge of England.

From this day on they use to trace the history of modern Freemasons.

It should be noted that the corporation of masons (“Freemason”, «le maçon» in French means “stone craft worker”, “builder”) were known in the Middle Ages, as well as representatives of other professions, united in closed corporations – the workshops.

These corporations were secret and could be reached only by passing a special initiation. In addition to the masons themselves, there were secret lodges of shoemakers, painters, casters, wine-makers, glassblowers, and even scavengers and beggars.

They were sometimes called by generic term “companionship”, “le compagnonage” (slaving students learning the skills of the profession of the master)

Each profession had its own rituals and symbols, most often traced back to biblical history, but often in its apocryphal version.

Pre-Christian symbolism could easily be found everywhere. The main feature of  Masons and companions was their belongness to the Third Estate.

Priests and aristocracy had their own special orders and secret unions.

At the same time, medieval corporations of artisans, living mostly in cities, differed also from peasant communities, which in this period also sometimes united in mystical groups with their legends, symbols, rites and doctrines

On June 24, 1717, the ancient Freemasonry, previously called “operative masonry”, associated with a particular profession – the construction of temples, castles and palaces – was reformed.

It became “speculative”.

And it could be joined by representatives of any class – all the rites were henceforth considered allegories, and the secrets of craftsmanship – mystical metaphors.

But even in this state Freemasonry retained the main thing – orientation on the Third Estate, the Tiers -État. Thus it became the vanguard of the new capitalist class, rushing to power.

Among the Masonic lodges were both moderate and quite radical. For example, the Bavarian Illuminati or the French Masonic lodges responsible for the great French revolution and the bloody terror associated with it.

This radical revolutionary Freemasonry rejected God and became the main ideological and political enemy of the whole traditional order in Europe.

The Third Estate under the Masonic leadership and guidance destroyed the Church, overthrew the Monarchy and still more enslaved the peasants.

The materialistic science of the Encyclopedists all directly connected with Masonry and inspired by it replaced sublime idealism of the Christian Middle Ages.

True Europe fought a desperate battle in the Vendée, where the priesthood, the aristocracy loyal to the monarch, and the peasantry – all three classical functions of Indo-European society (according to G.Dumezil) united against bloody Masonic terrorism, the vanguard of liberal-capitalist materialist civilization, which was advancing on Europe.

And, in the end, conquered it. The modern West has followed the Masonic path of development.

In the 20th century, almost all the plans of speculative Freemasonry came to fruition. The lodges themselves, with their archaic rituals, moralism and symbolism, became from now on obsolete.  But the Masonic ideology of progress, evolution, human rights, materialistic science, the secular State, and civil society have become principles and norms for virtually all of (western colonial powers) humanity.

Ideas that originally originated in secret Masonic ateliers are now openly inculcated in the minds of schoolchildren and define the agenda of science and culture policy.

And it is no accident that almost all U.S. presidents, starting from the first – George Washington, were activists of Anglo-Saxon Freemasonry and held leadership positions in it.

Today, those who call themselves Freemasons (and there are some) are either atavistic rudiments or clowns.  They have no reason more to exist. Their historical program is accomplished on the planetary scale: All of humanity has gradually become one Masonic lodge.

It’s just a matter of time before the last step of the Masonic program will become the reality: the establishment of a worldwide dictatorship of the World Government.

But we see certain obstacles along the way.. The new coming race of Awakening.

David Cronin Rights and Accountability

 7 September 2021

The European Union has quietly negotiated a cooperation deal with an Israeli government ministry based in occupied East Jerusalem.

While the agreement received wide support in the Brussels bureaucracy, some officials have contended that it may not be signed with a body located on territory seized during the 1967 War.

In 2018, the EU’s Joint Research Centre – which runs a network of laboratories – entered into talks with Israel’s science and technology ministry.

The objective was to reach an accord that would enable collaboration in “multiple areas of common interest,” an internal EU paper states.

The paper, obtained under freedom of information rules, indicates that such an accord was drafted and circulated during 2019 within the European Commission, as the EU’s executive is called.

All 11 of the European Commission’s departments consulted about the draft accord provided a “positive opinion,” the paper – see below – states.

However, the EU’s diplomatic service and in-house lawyers made a request “to change the Israeli counterpart.” They objected, the paper adds, because Israel’s science ministry has its registered address on Clermont-Ganneau Street – near Ammunition Hill in East Jerusalem.

Should these diplomats and lawyers be commended for advocating that a distinction be drawn between Israel and the territories it captured in June 1967?

The short answer is “no.”

Their worries about the location of a ministry in an area under military occupation are negated by their general willingness to embrace Israel, the state enforcing that occupation.

“Untapped potential”

It should be underscored that the diplomats and lawyers were only arguing against signing a formal contract with the science ministry. They did not stipulate that interacting with the ministry must be avoided.

Stephen Quest from the Joint Research Centre confirmed that his organization is “still in contact with the Ministry of Science and Technology, although the COVID-19 pandemic and elections in Israel between 2019 and 2021 have affected the frequency of interactions and discussions on formal arrangements.”

Responding to a query by email, Quest stated that the Joint Research Centre had consulted other departments in the European Commission about “the form, not the content of collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology.”

In 2013, the EU’s diplomatic service gave the green light to contact with the science ministry. The ministry is represented in the Israeli body that manages the use of research funding from the European Union.

The EU has a new ambassador to Israel, Dimiter Tzantchev.

Shortly after arriving in Tel Aviv, he remarked that EU-Israel ties are “already so deep yet still hold a lot of untapped potential.”

Tzantchev did not elaborate when I asked him to explain what “untapped potential” he had in mind.

Yet the activities of the EU’s Joint Research Centre offer a clue as to what is being considered.

David Cronin is an associate editor of The Electronic Intifada. His books include Balfour’s Shadow: A Century of British Support for Zionism and Israel and Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation.


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