The annual lantern ceremony, marking the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan.
“They [inspectors] will be fabricating the evidence. We are aware of that,” said Gordon Duff, senior editor with Veterans Today from Ohio.
“This is very much an act of desperation. It’s driven by the Israeli lobby in the United States. The UN will be working with it and it is quite possible that the Obama administration will administer what we will say is some sort of perfunctory attack against Syria in a haphazard manner in order to silence critics and move on…. It would be a shame if that were to happen. It would be duplicitous, cowardly and stupid. Frankly, it’s also likely,” the analyst added.
Dr.Abed Takrit discusses the distinction between ‘peace’ and ‘pacification’. It argues that Israeli policy-backed by Canada and the US- is premised on the latter concept, which entails the suppression of the indigenous Palestinian people through the combined use of armed force, diplomatic pressure, political co-optation, and false promises.