Recently Hezbollah released two videos, both within a space of about two weeks, depicting missile attacks upon an Israeli offshore oil/gas platform. This comes at a time when Israelis have been doing a lot of sabre rattling, as well as, likewise, laying claims to a gas field which lies off the Lebanese coast.
The media can’t seem to stop blathering about “Russiagate.” Perhaps it’s a convenient way of deflecting attention from the real elephant in the room: Israelgate.
RAMALLAH, March 3, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli soldiers were caught on tape on Friday firing a stun grenade at a Palestinian couple carrying an infant in the village of Burin, in the north of the West Bank, forcing them to run away, according to a tweet by the Israeli human rights group, Yesh Din.
“US officials dismissed President Vladimir Putin’s boast of resurgent Russian military might as ‘cheesy’ and made clear that US defense and military capabilities remain ‘second to none.'”
So reported CNN yesterday in its assessment of Putin’s state of the nation speech.
Here is the full Putin “state of the nation” address that the Western mainstream media have been so apoplectic over in their reporting today. The speech is more than two hours long. The section in which Putin describes Russia’s latest weapons systems–the portion US elites are so incensed over–begins at about one hour and 15 minutes in.
Muhammad Tamimi, the 15-year-old cousin of Ahed Tamimi, was arrested in a pre-dawn raid carried out by Israeli authorities Monday morning at his home in Nabi Saleh. Muhammad is the Tamimi family member who was shot in the head with a rubber-coated bullet back in December and had to have part of his skull removed as a result. The shooting preceded by just hours the famous incident in which his older cousin, Ahed, slapped an Israeli soldier.
Crooke obviously is quite knowledgeable on the subject of Syria. The interview, a rather “must-see” one from my point of view, was posted Friday. Latest news today–we seem to have another false flag chlorine gas attack that the mainstream media are blaming on the Syrian government. (More details below).