Paul Craig Roberts served as Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury, Associate Editor for the Wall Street Journal, and Senior Research Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. A former economics professor, Dr. Roberts is listed by Who’s Who in America as one of the 1,000 most influential political thinkers in the world. His website is PaulCraigRoberts.org.
“The Only Democracy In The Middle East”
Today is World Press Freedom Day, a rare item in Israel.
Americans are forever told that “Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East.” Actually, most
of Israel consists of occupied Palestine. The Israelis have succeeded in committing genocide against a country.
The only democracies in the Middle East are Syria, Iran, and perhaps Lebanon, and these are
the countries under attack by Israel and Washington.
Stephen Lendman reports on Israel’s lack of media freedom: