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My Grandfather’s Nakba

Palestinians in Tantura village on June 1948. Photo from Wikimedia Commons by Benno Rothenberg. By Emad Moussa / Mondoweiss Editor’s Note: Today marks the 76th anniversary of the Nakba (or catastrophe) which is characterized by the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their land and homes in order to establish the State of […]

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How Extremists Became the New Face of Israel

<img decoding="async" width="640" height="696" data-attachment-id="101297" data-permalink="https://scheerpost.com/2024/04/28/how-extremists-became-the-new-face-of-israel/640px-benyamin_netanyahu_aug-_2019_48598784726_cropped/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/640px-Benyamin_Netanyahu_Aug._2019_48598784726_cropped.jpg?fit=640%2C696&ssl=1" data-orig-size="640,696" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"BILATERAL MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL..Photo credit: Matty STERN/U.S. Embassy Jerusalem","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="640px-Benyamin_Netanyahu_Aug._2019_48598784726_cropped" data-image-description="" data-image-caption=" BILATERAL MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL..Photo credit: Matty STERN/U.S. Embassy Jerusalem ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/640px-Benyamin_Netanyahu_Aug._2019_48598784726_cropped.jpg?fit=276%2C300&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/640px-Benyamin_Netanyahu_Aug._2019_48598784726_cropped.jpg?fit=640%2C696&ssl=1″ src=”https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/640px-Benyamin_Netanyahu_Aug._2019_48598784726_cropped.jpg?resize=640%2C696&ssl=1″ alt=”” class=”wp-image-101297″ data-recalc-dims=”1″/>BILATERAL MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL..Photo credit: Matty STERN/U.S. […]

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Patrick Lawrence: Could the Russians Seize Congress?

<img decoding="async" data-attachment-id="99474" data-permalink="https://scheerpost.com/2024/04/16/patrick-lawrence-could-the-russians-seize-congress/protesters-throwing-brick-pavement-in-the-direstion-of-internal-troops-line-covered-under-smoke-of-burning-tires-clashes-in-ukraine-kyiv-events-of-february-18-2014-2/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Protesters_throwing_brick_pavement_in_the_direstion_of_internal_troops_line_covered_under_smoke_of_burning_tires._Clashes_in_Ukraine_Kyiv._Events_of_February_18_2014-2-1.jpg?fit=1200%2C801&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1200,801" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Mstyslav Chernov/ UnFrame","camera":"","caption":"Protesters throwing brick pavement in the direstion of internal troops line covered under smoke of burning tires. Clashes in Ukraine, Kyiv. Events of February 18, 2014.","created_timestamp":"1392736634","copyright":"u00a92014 Mstyslav Chernov, some rights reserved","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Protesters throwing brick pavement in the direstion of internal troops line covered under smoke of burning […]

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Dead on Arrival: Israel’s Blowback Genocide

By Ellen Cantarow / TomDispatch Words can’t express the horrors of Israel’s genocide in Gaza. To actually feel the nightmare, you would have to be there under the bombs, fleeing with Palestinians desperately seeking a safe place that doesn’t exist; seeing building after building destroyed; treading through blood in one of the few, only partially standing hospitals; and witnessing […]

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Patrick Lawrence: The CIA in Ukraine —  The NY Times Gets a Guided Tour 

<img decoding="async" width="780" height="520" data-attachment-id="93797" data-permalink="https://scheerpost.com/2024/03/07/patrick-lawrence-the-cia-in-ukraine-the-ny-times-gets-a-guided-tour/president_joe_biden_and_president_volodymyr_zelensky_in_the_oval_office_of_the_white_house_2-2/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/President_Joe_Biden_and_President_Volodymyr_Zelensky_in_the_Oval_Office_of_the_White_House_2-2.jpeg?fit=1599%2C1066&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1599,1066" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Adam Schultz","camera":"","caption":"President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Wednesday, December 21, 2022, in the Oval Office of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the subject(s) […]

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Patrick Lawrence: The CIA in Ukraine —  The NY Times Gets a Guided Tour 

<img fetchpriority="high" decoding="async" width="780" height="520" data-attachment-id="93797" data-permalink="https://scheerpost.com/2024/03/03/patrick-lawrence-the-cia-in-ukraine-the-ny-times-gets-a-guided-tour/president_joe_biden_and_president_volodymyr_zelensky_in_the_oval_office_of_the_white_house_2-2/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/President_Joe_Biden_and_President_Volodymyr_Zelensky_in_the_Oval_Office_of_the_White_House_2-2.jpeg?fit=1599%2C1066&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1599,1066" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Adam Schultz","camera":"","caption":"President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Wednesday, December 21, 2022, in the Oval Office of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the […]

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CIA in Ukraine — An Ex-CIA Agent’s View

Photo of John Kiriakou This insider perspective from ex-CIA agent John Kiriakou is one of two stories ScheerPost has published on the New York Times’ “The Spy War: How the CIA Secretly Helps Ukraine Fight Putin.” To read a veteran journalist’s perspective, read Patrick Lawrence’s piece here. By John Kiriakou / Original to ScheerPost The […]