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Week in Review: 2023, week 44

Week in Review: 2023, week 44

The US is a two front war, and three if it can get it.

Published: 2023-11-05



Enter Lavrov, YesXorNo, 2023-11-03

SCO + 1 (+ 3) : Welcome Iran, and Hi Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia [updated], YesXorNo, 2021-09-22



This week, each headline gets a "crazy" score, from 0 to 5, with 0 being sane and 5 being batshit-insane.

House Speaker Says Bill to Split Israel Aid from Ukraine Will be Brought to Floor, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-29

  • 0

Israel Following US Advice in Its Gaza Ground Operation, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-29

  • 1

Leaked Israeli Intelligence Ministry Document Proposes Complete Ethnic Cleansing of Gaza, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-30

  • 3

Twenty-Six Journalists Killed in Gaza Since October 7, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-30

  • 1

House Republicans Unveil $14.3 Billion Bill for Israel, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-30

  • 0 (this is totally normal. Its what Congress does)

Israel Told US 'Mass Civilian Casualties' Were Acceptable Price of Gaza Campaign, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-31

  • 0 (for Israel), 5 (rest of world)

Yemen's Houthis Says They Launched Missiles, Drones at Israel, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-31

  • 0

At Least 50 Killed by Israeli Strikes on Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-31

  • 0

US Special Operations Forces are in Israel Helping Locate Hostages, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-31

  • 2

Blinken Says US Needs to Fund Wars in Ukraine, Gaza Because of China, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-31

  • 0 (for Blinkenlights) 5 (for rest of world)

Report: Netanyahu Lobbied EU to Pressure Egypt to Accept Refugees from Gaza, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-31

  • 0 (this is Israeli policy)

US, Israel Consider Deploying Multinational Force to Gaza After War, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-31

  • 3 (nobody's gonna accept this)

Sen. Graham Says 'No Limit' on How Many Civilians Israel Can Kill, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-01

  • 0 (for Graham) 5 (for rest of planet)

Some Foreign Nationals, Severely Wounded Palestinians Allowed to Leave Gaza, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-01

  • 0

Israel Says 16 Soldiers Killed in Ground Invasion So Far, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-01

  • who cares?

UN Says Israeli Strikes on Jabalia Refugee Camp Could 'Amount to War Crimes', Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-01

  • 2 (par for the course, really)

US Rep. Mast, a Former IDF Solider, Denies There Are 'Innocent Palestinian Civilians', Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-02

  • 0 (for Mast) 5 (everybody else, including the aliens)

  • Note: this is the definition of collective punishment

Dick Durbin Becomes First US Senator to Call for Gaza Ceasefire, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-02

  • 0 (bravo!)

Blinken Heads to Israel to Discuss War With Netanyahu, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-02

  • 5. He’s not discussing peace, he’s discussing war. Pretty honest. Still batshit insane.

House Passes $14.3 Billion in Military Aid for Israel, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-02

  • 0 (like night follows day)

Israel Rejects US-Proposed Temporary Halt to Fighting, Kyle Anzalone, Antiwar, 2023-11-03

  • -1 (for Israel's political leadership) 5 (for anyone with a moral conscience)

Other Middle East/Iran

Attacks on US Bases in Iraq and Syria Continue After US Airstrikes, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-29

Israeli Warplanes Launch More Strikes in Syria, Lebanon, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-30

Pentagon: US Forces in Iraq and Syria Attacked 23 Times Since October 17, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-30

  • Totally justified and legal. US military are an occupying force.

House Passes Resolution That Suggests Using Force Against Iran, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-02


Russian Forces Pushing to Encircle Eastern Ukrainian City of Avdiivka, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-29

Zelensky 'Deludes' Himself Into Thinking Ukraine Can Win War: Aide, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-30

  • Actually, Time publishes an authorized hit-piece on the actor president is the story.

Russia Revokes Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-02

Ukraine's Commander-in-Chief Says the War Is a Stalemate, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-02

  • 😵‍💫

The US Announces New $425 Million Weapons Package for Ukraine, Kyle Anzalone, Antiwar, 2023-11-03


US Says Chinese Jet Came Within 10 Feet of B-52 Bomber Over South China Sea, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-10-29

China, Japan Coast Guard Vessels Face-Off Near Disputed Senkaku Islands, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-11-01

Other Voices …

(US+) Israel/Gaza

Deeper Into Depravity, Patrick Lawrence, ScheerPost, 2023-10-31

Biden 'Countering Islamophobia' While Incinerating Gaza Is The Most Democrat Thing Ever, Caitlin Johnston, Caitlin's Newsletter, 2023-11-03

The Moral Complexities Of Bombing A Concentration Camp Full Of Children, Caitlin Johnston, Caitlin's Newsletter, 2023-11-04

Without Hamas, Gaza Would Still Not Be Free, Jonathan Cook, Consortium News, 2023-11-02

Israel Faces Mounting Diplomatic Isolation While Ukraine Goes Begging, Larry Johnson, Sonar21, 2023-11-01

“A Textbook Case of Genocide”, Craig Murray, 2023-11-01

Netanyahu's Support for Hamas Backfired, Scott Horton, Antiwar, 2023-10-27

Nazrallah Speech On Gaza, b., Moon Of Alabama, 2023-11-03

Gaza: There Will Be Repeats of 7th of October if Israel Continues Occupation of Palestine-Amr Moussa, Rattansi interviews Moussa, GoingUndergroundTV, 2023-11-04

Scott Horton: US military fighting in Gaza? Napolitano interviews Horton, Judging Freedom, 2023-11-03

Biden White House aims to scapegoat Netanyahu, Mercouris and Christoforou, The Duran, 2023-11-03

Col. Douglas Macgregor: Israeli self-destruction in Gaza, Napolitano interviews Macgregor, Judging Freedom, 2023-11-03

UN official resigns over 'prima facie case of genocide' in Gaza, Blumenthal interviews Craig Mokhiber the UN Human Rights Commissioner who has resigned over the UN's failure to be able to act to intervene in what he describes as a prima facae case of genocide in Gaza (and other Palestinian Occupied Territories), The Grayzone, 2023-11-04


If the Army Says Fight the War, Russians Agree – If the Kremlin Says Stop, Russians Agree on Conditions the Army Decides, John Helmer, Dances with Bears, 2023-11-01

Volodymyr Zelensky Is in a Sea of Troubles, Ted Snider, Antiwar, 2023-11-03

Ukraine SitRep: Technologies And Stalemate - Zaluzny's Failures, b., Moon Of Alabama, 2023-11-02

Ukraine’s Zaluzhny admits defeat, prepares alibi, Mercouris and Christoforou, The Duran, 2023-11-03

Zaluzhny, Ukraine military parity with Russia. Biden wants Netanyahu gone. Meloni prank. U⧸1, Alex Christoforou, 2023-11-03

"The Russian comedy duo Vovan and Lexus made a prank call to Italian PM Giorgia Meloni pretending to be the head of the African Union.", crazyitalianpol, Instagram, 2023-11-01

  • The recording is from 2023-09-18, according to Alex Christoforou


After Gaza, Conflict in Asia, Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 2023-11-03

Glenn Diesen - Russia, China, Israel-Hamas, Ukraine & The Rapidly Declining US Hegemon, Tremblay interviews Prof. Diesen, Global Conversations / Dateline, 2023-11-01

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