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In Israeli military terminology, the so-called “Hannibal Directive” is the policy of firing upon one’s own soldiers to avert a prospective captive situation. 

There is a growing amount of evidence and testimony that suggests that on October 7, the Hannibal Directive was implemented, at least to a certain extent, on Israelis. What’s more, growing testimonies indicate that this policy was extended to Israeli civilians in the form of indiscriminate fire from helicopters and tanks. The recent outstanding Al Jazeera investigation, “October 7,” addresses this question at considerable length.

Last week, another testimony involving such acts appeared on Channel 13 and was repeated a day later on Ynet, in which an armored company commander, Captain Bar Zonshein, tells of how he fired tank shells at vehicles driving towards Gaza near Kisufim — about 2 kilometers away from the Gaza perimeter fence. 

“We identified two pickups driving Toyotas, and on them, there was a large number of people standing in the cabin, and there was a pile of people. I don’t know whether they were corpses or living people…And I decide to attack these vehicles,” Zonshein says. 

Tags: ISRAEL, PALESTINE, TORTURE/ WAR CRIMES, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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‘Absolutely Shocking’ – UN Official Describes Children’s Ward at North Gaza Hospital

March 26, 2024 Blog, News

Fadi al-Zant, 6, was evacuated to southern Gaza after facing starvation at the Kamal Adnan Hospital in Gaza City. 

(Photo: Imad Ghaboun, via PIC)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

“Every single child in that ward has nutritional deficiencies, are emaciated. They’re on drip feeds and some of them are worse off than others.”

A UN official has described the situation in the children’s ward at the Kamal Adwan hospital in north Gaza where at least 15 children have died as a result of starvation, as “absolutely shocking.”

“I went there because that was the hospital that was recording and reporting the deaths of children through nutritional malnutrition issues,” Jamie McGoldrick, the interim UN Coordinator in the Occupied Palestinian Territory told UN News.

He said he went to “the children’s ward, and it’s absolutely shocking to see what’s there.”

“Every single child in that ward has nutritional deficiencies, are emaciated. They’re on drip feeds and some of them are worse off than others,” McGoldrick explained.

“Some of them have complications, such as Hepatitis A or intestinal infections and all of that’s weakening their immune system,” he continued. “And days before we got there, there was some children who died and some of the children in that ward are in very, very bad condition.”

Claire's Observations;  Take a good, hard look at the kid in the photo above; now, imagine, for one second, that this was your kid., and you have not a clue, as to whether he will live, or die.

 For whoever in the Israeli government thought that the assassination of Palestinian kids via starvation was a "terrific idea", I think there might be a very special place in hell, already reserved for you.  As you understand, death by starvation is one of the cruelest forms of dying there is.

And your "hell-mates"?!?  Hitler; Stalin; Goebbels; and Mengele:  have eternal loads fun with your peers!!!!

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A British general admitted on Tuesday that the UK couldn’t handle a war with Russia for more than two months as London has significantly depleted its military stockpiles by arming Ukraine.

Lt. Gen. Robert Magowan, the deputy chief of the defense staff, made the comments during a British parliament hearing where he was urging for more military spending.

MP Mark Francois, a member of the Conservative Party, asked Magowan if it was true that the UK “couldn’t fight Putin for more than a couple of months in a full-on shooting war because we don’t have the ammunition and the reserves of equipment to do it.”

Magowan said Francois’ statement was true. British Defense Minister Grant Shapps was also at the hearing and downplayed the lack of UK military readiness, saying any war with Russia would be fought alongside NATO allies, and referred to Article 5 of the alliance’s treaty that outlines mutual defense commitments.

Tags: GREAT BRITAIN/ UK, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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It’s no secret that part of the left’s long-term plan is to flip red states blue. They’ve been successful, in part, to do this in some states. A long time ago, California was a strong, conservative state. So was Illinois. As was Arizona.

Their biggest prize is perhaps one of the strongest red states in the country. But one that has a growing liberal presence, especially in its state capital.

Democrats might be hoping to flip this state in the next election—it would be a major blow to the GOP and a huge victory for the radical left. But a new report is not giving liberals much hope. In fact, this latest report suggests that thanks to Biden, the state is getting redder.

From Fox News:
Former President Donald Trump leads President Biden in the race for Texas’ 40 electoral votes by double his margin of victory in the Lone Star State four years ago, according to a new poll…

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Critics have been merciless in covering the many problems created during the Biden administration. People blame Biden for the open border, rising crime, high gas prices, and wasteful government spending.

The White House has done a seemingly poor job trying to spin these crises. In some cases, Biden officials have flat-out ignored problems hurting most Americans.

But recently, a Biden crony talked about one of Biden’s biggest failures. He tried to spin in—in one of the most bizarre spins we’ve seen—but ended up exposing Biden even more. Joe’s going to have a hard time recovering from this.

From Breitbart:
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said that he thinks “we’re going to have higher inflation than most people believe, and much of that is going to help those people who are worried. Wage inflation is continuing. Food inflation has moderated in the last six to 12 months.” But we failed to account for how bad it was in late 2022 and early 2023.

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The White House released its budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2025 on March 11th, and the news was depressingly familiar: $895 billion for the Pentagon and work on nuclear weapons at the Department of Energy. After adjusting for inflation, that’s only slightly less than last year’s proposal, but far higher than the levels reached during either the Korean or Vietnam wars or at the height of the Cold War. And that figure doesn’t even include related spending on veterans, the Department of Homeland Security, or the additional tens of billions of dollars in “emergency” military spending likely to come later this year. One thing is all too obvious: a trillion-dollar budget for the Pentagon alone is right around the corner, at the expense of urgently needed action to address climate change, epidemics of disease, economic inequality, and other issues that threaten our lives and safety at least as much as, if not more than, traditional military challenges.

Americans would be hard-pressed to find members of Congress carefully scrutinizing such vast sums of national security spending, asking tough questions, or reining in Pentagon excess — despite the fact that this country is no longer fighting any major ground wars. Just a handful of senators and members of the House do that work while many more search for ways to increase the department’s already bloated budget and steer further contracts into their own states and districts.

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Earlier this week, Benjamin Netanyahu compared the Hamas leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, to Haman from the Book of Esther. The prime minister promised that Sinwar would suffer the same fatal end as this biblical character who is derided by Jews at Purim time.

But the prime minister's arrogant remark contradicts his own rhetoric; Netanyahu repeatedly claims that his main goal is to free the hostages.

For now, Israel needs Sinwar for any potential hostage deal. He's the one who decides how things move forward, not the Hamas leaders abroad, certainly not the ones in Qatar.

If Sinwar dies, Israel may find itself without anyone capable of negotiating for Hamas, hindering the already small chances for a deal exchanging the hostages for Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.

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Wow, so the Jews are demanding more and more and more from the goyim?

I never would have expected they would do that.

New York Post:

Tearing down pro-Israel posters and flyers would become a misdemeanor under a package of laws proposed by state Senate Republicans in response to a wave of antisemitism.

The laws unveiled Wednesday would also prohibit the removal pro-Jewish flyers and posters, a common scene in the wake of the Hamas terror attacks in October and ensuing war in Gaza.

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Russia is doing things right and going through the investigation of the attack.

But let’s be real: somehow the US was responsible for it, and it’s only a matter of time before that is determined by Moscow.

Frankly, the fact that the terrorists were fleeing to the Ukraine is proof enough.

RT:

Washington’s insistence on a narrative about the Crocus City Hall massacre is odd, since the Russian investigation is still ongoing, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

Within hours of Friday’s terrorist attack, which claimed 143 lives at a Moscow concert venue, the US and EU began insisting that Ukraine had absolutely nothing to do with it and that the terrorist group Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K) was the sole culprit.

“It’s strange, to say the least, that the Americans have dared to announce a single narrative,” Peskov told the Russian outlet Izvestiya on Wednesday. “This suggests at the very least that they are trying to shift attention away from something,” he added.

Tags: COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, GREAT BRITAIN/ UK, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WHITE HOUSE
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The August 11, 2017 tiki-torch procession was a total humiliation for the University of Virginia (UVA). Three hundred men conducted a fair and legal protest of Jewish power on their precious campus, and their Antifa goons weren’t able to break it up.

So, UVA—a feeder-school for the FBI and the Department of Justice—decided to get revenge by weaponizing the judicial system.

As soon as the smoke had cleared, UVA President Teresa Sullivan commissioned Law School Dean Risa Goluboff to find a way to launch prosecutions. Her report was submitted exactly one month later. She proposed: restrictions on campus free-speech, a closer relationship with the FBI’s “fusion center,” and prosecutions based on a statute so obscure that UVA police didn’t even know about it.

Dean Goluboff (Jewish) is no objective observer. She claims to have been deeply affected by the events of August 11. In December 2018, she spoke with a “local judge and UVA alumnus” at a holiday party. She remembered thinking “Even a year and a half later, the events were too raw. My own involvement and feelings about it were too complicated.”[1]

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The Department of Defense is denying a report that the U.S. is sending military reinforcements and missile defense batteries to the Yemeni island of Socotra, which sits near the mouth of the Red Sea, in order to help fend off Houthi attacks.

“[T]here are no U.S. forces present on Socotra,” a Pentagon spokesperson told RS.

Sky News Arabia first reported last week that U.S. officials chose to place troops on Socotra due to Saudi restrictions on the use of its airspace or territory to conduct attacks on the Houthis, who fought a Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition from 2015 until they reached an uneasy truce in early 2022.

Saudi Arabia has also forbidden American forces from using missile defense batteries placed in Saudi territory to fend off Houthi attacks, according to the Sky News Arabia report, which relies on an unnamed U.S. official. RS could not independently verify Sky News Arabia’s reporting.

If true, the presence of U.S. forces on Socotra would raise significant legal questions given that the United Arab Emirates, alongside Yemeni separatists, have quietly taken over the island in recent years in apparent violation of Yemeni sovereignty. Today, the UAE militarily occupies the island known for its otherworldly landscapes, which Emirati citizens can now visit without a visa.

Claire's observations:  If the DOD is denying this, it most probably is true.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, IRAN, ISRAEL, LEBANON, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE, WMD
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A human rights official has resigned from the US state department over Gaza saying the Biden administration is flouting US law by continuing to arm Israel, and is hushing up evidence that the US had seen on Israeli human rights abuses.

Annelle Sheline, said she had hoped to have an influence on policy by staying at her post in the Near Eastern section of the bureau of democracy, human rights and labor, taking part in discussions, signing dissent cables and raising her concerns with her supervisor. But she had lost confidence she could do anything that would affect the flow of US arms to Israel.

“The fundamental reason was – I no longer wanted to be affiliated with this administration,” Sheline told the Guardian. “I have a young daughter. She’s not yet two, but if some day in the future, she is learning about this and knows that I was at the state department and she asked me [about it] – I want to be able to tell her that I did what I could.”

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A 2018 letter from Michael Cohen’s lawyers admitting Trump knew nothing about the Stormy Daniels ‘hush money’ transaction re-emerged as the judge set the trial for April 15.

Last year the Daily Mail obtained a 2018 letter from Michael Cohen’s lawyer stating Cohen used his own personal money to pay Porn Star Stormy Daniels in 2016.

The letter also states that the Trump Org nor the Trump campaign reimbursed Michael Cohen for the $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels.

This directly contradicts Cohen’s testimony – not surprising given Michael Cohen is a convicted perjurer.

Trump has been accused of paying Daniels ‘hush payments’ through his then-attorney Michael Cohen in a scheme to silence her and stop the story about their alleged affair from being published in the National Enquirer.

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg charged Trump with 34 felony counts related to the Stormy Daniels ‘hush payment’ transaction.

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 by Jason Ditz 

Fears of a major escalation on the Lebanon border with Israel continued to grow this afternoon, as Israel carried out a new round of deadly attacks against border communities, killing at least nine more people.

The first strikes were against the border village of Tair Harfa, killing five. The identities of those killed aren’t certain, although Hezbollah said two of its paramedics were killed in Tair Harfa. The attack that killed the Hezbollah paramedics was reportedly against a vehicle for the Islamic Health Organization.

That wasn’t the end to attacks on paramedics, as Israel followed up with attacks on the border town of Naqoura, hitting a group of paramedics near a cafeteria, and killing at least four and wounding six others. Between these and the overnight strike in Hebbariye which killed seven paramedics, the death toll simply for medical rescue workers is in excess of a dozen.

The Israeli attacks were presented as retaliation for a rocket attack by Hezbollah earlier in the day, which killed one Israeli-Druze and wounded two others. Those rockets were themselves retaliation for the Hebbariye strike on the civilian paramedics.

Israel still hasn’t discussed the killing of paramedics in either case, presenting the first strike as the killing of a “significant terrorist” and his associates in a “military building.” Locals confirmed the building in question was host to paramedics, a civilian target.

Claire's Observations:  This is a very favorite IDF tactic;  Assassinate the medical personnel; destroy medical and first aid facilities, then destroy water/sewer infrastructure.  

This ultimately means more people dying of  their wounds or disease, which means a better conservation of bombs and bullets for those civilians still breathing, and potentially capable of movement.

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Israel is now admitting they "may not be able to destroy Hamas" and they're trying to pin the blame on America. 

This is the thanks we get for sending them billions of taxpayer dollars and endless weapons for seven decades!

From The Telegraph, "Israel admits it may not be able to destroy Hamas now US has turned its back":
 

Israel may not be able to destroy Hamas despite five months of intense fighting in Gaza, intelligence officials have admitted.

The main objective of the Gaza invasion faces failure as international support turns against Israel, sources warned.

[...] Israel believes it may be too late to find and destroy [the remaining Hamas battalions] as the US has "turned its back on Israel".

[...] "If you'd asked me this a month ago, I would definitely say yes [we can eliminate Hamas] because at that time the Americans were backing Israel," an Israeli intelligence source said. They suggested this assessment had now changed.

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In a series of audacious burglaries, criminals in Los Angeles have resorted to using sledgehammers to tunnel their way into local businesses.

The most recent incident occurred early Monday morning when suspects burrowed through six walls and three businesses in a strip mall to reach Denny Lesser Jewelers in Chatsworth, as reported by the Los Angeles police and Denny Lesser himself.

"I heard a loud noise in the back," Lesser, who has owned his store for 42 years, told Fox News Digital. He had gone into his store around 1:30 a.m. to carry out some repair work when he encountered the intruder. The suspect, clad in a dark hoodie, mask, and gloves, was attempting to sledgehammer his way through a wall into Lesser's store.

In a surprising display of courage, Lesser confronted the intruder. "It wasn't frightening for me. I don't know why," he said. "I looked at him and yelled [an expletive]. I said, ‘Get the hell out of here,' and I think that scared him."

The suspect, upon making eye contact with Lesser, retreated through the wall and began conversing with another individual in a foreign language.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM
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 by Dave DeCamp 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is now looking to reschedule an Israeli delegation to Washington to discuss Israel’s plans to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah, which he initially canceled in response to the US not vetoing a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

A US official told The Times of Israel that the two sides were working to schedule the delegation, which will include Strategic Affairs Minister Ron Dermer and National Security Council chairman Tzachi Hanedgbi. Dermer, an American-born former ambassador to the US, recently vowed Israel will attack Rafah no matter what the US thinks.

Claire's Observations:  Whatever "discussion" may happen, will absolutely not dissuade Netanyahu and his minions from ordering a massive attack against Rafah. 

By-di-Bye has utterly "no game" with Netanyahu, particularly in light of the reality, that he continues signing off on the bombs and bullets with which the IDF is slaughtering Palestinians. This is simply a matter of "virtue signaling" to the world that the US government is "trying to do something" to stop these murders, when the US government is complicit in these murders.

In fact, were I a bookie, I would place bets on Netanyahu starting the attack before the meeting actually occurs, so it will be a "fait accompli" by the time the talking heads sit down to "talk".

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“Am I allowed to answer questions?” “Which way do I walk?” “Where are we?” “What year is this?” “Who’s sitting next to me in this interview again?” “What’s the vice-president’s name again?” “Where is Jill to help me with this?” “Is anybody here? (talking into his own earpiece as he waits for his handlers to give him simple directions). These are questions you see and hear Resident Biden ask whenever he interviews with someone or finishes a teleprompter reading at the podium.

The supposed leader of the free world is suffering from early-to-mid-stage dementia, but since he’s just a puppet anyway, with strings being pulled by Obama and the globalists, the Left doesn’t care, at all. “Anyone but Trump,” they say, but for how long? That’s the real question.

Never in the history of the United States has a president been more lost, demented, perverted and confused than Dark Brandon

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Farmers have clashed violently with police in the European quarter of Brussels, spraying officers with liquid manure and setting fire to mounds of tyres, while the EU’s agriculture ministers met to discuss the crisis in their sector.

As farmers also protested in Madrid and on the Polish-German border, at least 900 tractors jammed streets in the centre of the Belgian capital, police said, with protesters throwing bottles and eggs and setting off fireworks while riot police fired water cannon.

Farmers from Spain, Portugal and Italy joined their Belgian counterparts for the latest show of force by a months-long, Europe-wide movement demanding action on high costs, low product prices, cheap non-EU imports and strict EU environmental rules.

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The majority of Americans say that another world war is at least somewhat likely to break out in the next 10 years, but most say they would not enlist to serve in combat or non-combatant roles if the United States were to be involved.

A new YouGov poll revealed that 22% of Americans believe it’s ‘very likely’ that there will be another world war within the next five to 10 years; 39% say it’s ‘somewhat likely.’ Broken down politically, one-third of Republicans believe it’s ‘very likely’ that there will be another world war in the next decade; 20% of Independents and 16% of Democrats agree with that statement.

Despite the United States and its NATO allies depleting their military supplies at a breakneck pace in a proxy war against Russia in Ukraine, and Moscow displaying fearsome offensive powers, Americans still remain optimistic over any hypothetical war against Russia and China. If there were to be a world war in which the U.S. and their allies were fighting against Russia, China, or both, Americans are more likely to say that the NATO member states would win than to say they would lose.

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Poll: Majority of Americans Disapprove of Israel’s Military Actions in Gaza

Polling has consistently shown that the majority of American voters think the US should push for a ceasefire by Dave DeCamp March 27, 2024 at 1:22 pm ET Categories NewsTags Gaza, Israel

A new poll from Gallup has found that the majority of Americans disapprove of Israel’s military actions in Gaza, which have killed over 32,000 Palestinians, including over 13,000 children, and has put the entire population of the Strip on the brink of famine.

Asked if they approve or disapprove of Israel’s military actions, 55% of respondents said they disapproved, while only 36% said they approved of the onslaught.

Disapproval of Israel has risen as Gallup asked the same question in a poll that was released in November 2023, which found 50% of respondents approved of Israel’s military campaign while 45% disapproved.

Disapproval of Israel’s military campaign has risen among Americans

Favorability for Israel is strongest among Republicans, with 64% approving Israel’s assault on Gaza in the latest poll. Only 29% of Independents and 18% of Democrats said they approved Israel’s campaign.

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Authored by Matthew Lysiak via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),

A controversial measure to include $15 million for the electronic tracking of livestock has made it through Congress via the recently passed omnibus bill, raising fears among critics that the new system could be weaponized by the government to limit beef consumption.

Cows and sheep grazing in a paddock near Albany, Western Australia, on Nov. 24, 2023. (Susan Mortimer/The Epoch Times)

American cattle rancher Shad Sullivan told The Epoch Times that he fears that the electronic tags will be the end of the small rancher.

“They are going to use it as a taxing mechanism to eventually control the livestock,” Mr. Sullivan said. “In the European Union, they used these measures under the guise of climate change lies to limit the cattle supply, and if they do that here, it will destroy our industry.

If the tag mandate is implemented it will be the key to open the door to the gas chamber for independent ranching.

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who owns livestock, also sounded the alarm that the move could lead to the erosion of the industry.

“The left wants to ban cattle and before you can ban anything you need a registry, you need to know where it’s at and who owns it and that’s why they want to tag cattle,” he said in a March 23 post on social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. “We’ve seen it happen in Europe.”

In a previous post, Mr. Massie wrote that, if passed, the electronic tracking “will be used by the GREEN agenda to limit beef production, and by the corporate meat oligopoly to DOMINATE small ranchers.”

Claire's Observations; This means that very soon,  if you want beef which is grass fed, and not treated with either hormones or antibiotics, your choices will be from "very limited" to "non-existent".  In the area where we live, we have a number of Amish farmers, who raise beef cattle the old-fashioned, traditional way; I wonder how they will fight this legislation, and if they are going to be successful, on religious grounds.

Tags: CLIMATEGATE, CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, DICTATORSHIP, ECONOMY
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As Donald Trump was in New York for a date with legal jeopardy, a judge in Los Angeles quietly granted him a substantial legal victory.

The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the former president on Tuesday, ordering adult film star Stormy Daniels to pay $121,972 in legal fees for a failed defamation suit.

The ruling is not legally connected with the Manhattan district attorney's investigation that led Trump to be charged with 34 felony counts on Tuesday. But it does stem from the same event: Daniels claims she had an affair with Trump in 2006, then was paid by Trump's legal team to avoid going public with the story ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

Tags: POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
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