Supporters of continuing the Israeli occupation of Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem would like global public opinion to believe that the occupation can be maintained and yet Israel can be considered a democracy. A central challenge of occupation opponents is to expose and exacerbate the contradiction between democracy and occupation in mainstream international political discourse.
Israel's Ministry of Tooth is dripping with blood, as usual.
The Vatican established diplomatic ties with Palestine in May, and Pope Francis called President Mahmoud Abbas, an "Angel of Peace."
The Vatican also recognized the holiness of the Palestinian People in declaring the saintliness of Marie Alphonse Ghattas and Miriam Bawardy, two 19th century Catholic sisters.
I think about the only thing that Israel would not feel threatened by is if the world leaders, or their representatives, would all come and kiss Netanyahu's circumcised patootie in front of world television.
* Anything less seems to really give them a case of nerves.
* The day will come when the world will get so tired of Israel's actions and policies and the
US Fourth Reich's protection of these criminals that they will take action and bring Israel to heel, despite the Reich.