THE SPECTRE OF BALFOUR: 1917 - 2012.

DAY 3879: SUNDAY JANUARY 15TH 2012.


Fallujah.

On Saturday evening, a group of young Jewish boys asked me why we have the Palestinian Flag flying in Westminster.

I explained that Palestinian people have still not had the rights that were spoken about in the Balfour Declaration, upheld.

And in fact, the Balfour Declaration was the means by which a few, have unleashed the growing horrors faced by millions of innocent civilians across the Middle East for decades now.

Fallujah babies under a new kind of seige.

Obama Orders 12,000 troops to Libya.

Blasts heard in Western Iraqi city

US General warns troops to treat dead with "dignity and respect"

This is not about "bad apples". This is the horror of war.

Britain accused of hypocrisy over Arab arms sales.

The "invented" people stand little chance

Straw must account for MI6 role in rendition.

US Army Chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount.

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" In a time of universal deceit, the people telling the truth is an evolutionary act."

 

(adapted from George Orwell)