Ilan Pappe admits that BDS was not initiated by a “call” from Palestinian Civil Society

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjPJSvTezSo A Palestinian activist and scholar, Ruba Salih, who is chairing a session tries to correct Ilan Pappé at one point, saying: “Well the Palestinains launched BDS in 2005.” “Yes, yes,” replies Pappé.  He makes a face which shows that he knows that what is being said is not true.  “Not really, but yes.  OK.…
— Read on engageonline.wordpress.com/2016/08/28/ilan-pappe-admits-that-bds-was-not-initiated-by-a-call-from-palestinian-civil-society/

Israeli Officer Explains Why US Can’t Win a War Against Iran, Says US Military Knows This

Israeli politician and diplomat Yakov Kedmi makes the case that the US simply cannot beat Iran in a war. He brings up many of the same points that The Saker made in his classic article about how NATO would perform in a war with Russia: that the US cannot mass forces quickly, that it does not have enough men to fight a large enemy, and that any major new commitment would force
— Read on russia-insider.com/en/israeli-officer-explains-why-us-cant-win-war-against-iran-says-us-military-knows-russian-tv-news

Tax-Free RAND Corporation Drafts Desperate Plan to Destroy Russia, Paid for by US Gov’t

The US Army’s general staff has paid the RAND think-tank in California to devise a brand new plan of attack against Russia. The plan was released a month ago, on April 24.  The new idea is Operation SWARM – that means throwing everything the US can think of at Russia.
— Read on russia-insider.com/en/tax-free-rand-corporation-drafts-desperate-plan-destroy-russia-paid-us-govt/ri27142