2013: Israeli Responsibility For Hacking Millions Of French Phones?

By Stephen Lendman Steve Lendman Blog Mossad’s credentials are notorious. They’re well known. Its expertise is acknowledged. Its rap sheet is longstanding and nefarious. Its tactics include targeted assassinations, satellite, drone and other type spying, hacking and espionage expertise, computer viruses, other cyber attacks, bombings, sabotage, and other lawless practices. On October 25, France’s Le Monde headlined “The NSA’s intern inquiry about the Elysee hacking revealed.” Edward Snowden connected important dots for millions. Documents he released included “a four-page internal NSA memo,” said Le Monde. It’s marked “top secret.” France sent it. It said French secret service technical director Bernard Barbier and National Agency for IT systems security head Patrick Pailloux “are coming to ask their American counterparts, whom they suspect are (conducting Elysee Palace espionage) for an explanation.” It’s the official French president’s residence. It includes his office. It’s where government ministers meet to discuss official business. France […] Read More

2013: Exposing the Dark Underbelly of Israel: The Horrors Your Tax Dollars Support

Written by Alex Kane / AlterNet October 16, 2013 Max Blumenthal’s new book “Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel” details the horrific reality Israel has created for the Palestinian people. Drop the New York Times’ international section and pick up Max Blumenthal’s new book. If you want to peel back the layers of deception pro-Israel groups and the media have created, Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel is the perfect place to start. It’s the bluntest book you’ll read about the state of Israeli society, as it looks deep into the soul of an ethnocracy that dominates the lives of millions of Palestinians. Blumenthal’s book, based on four years of on-the-ground reporting and research, takes the reader from the occupied West Bank to prisons for African refugees to Palestinian areas within Israel. Through a series of profiles and vignettes, he paints a devastating portrait of a country obsessed with demographics bent […] Read More