Saturday 20th of April 2019

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In his latest insightful opinion piece, James O’Neill shines a light on three votes in the November/December session of the UN General Assembly, all of them dealing with Israel’s continued illegal occupation of the Golan Heights (since 1967). 

He points out the hypocrisy of countries such as the US & Australia, which claim to be supporters of international law, but make no protest about the actions of (with the US) the most serial violator of international law, the Israelis, of which their occupation of the Golan Heights is symptomatic.

He then discuss why they remain, focusing on the oil and gas reserves discovered there, and why Genie Energy (which has the exploration licence) receives no critical coverage in the mainstream media, with one reason being that Rupert Murdoch is on their advisory board , along with some other heavy hitters such as Cheney , Wolsey and Rothschild.

On the three relevant GA votes, Australia abstained. So much for the “rules based international order”!

Israel and the Golan Heights - A Wider Geopolitical Game