The power of Western states rests on a magico-religious system of lies, myths, and propaganda. The messenger of the official state religion is the media. The word of the USraeli government is accepted as sacred gospel. Questioning its narratives is a blasphemy, and telling the truth is a sin. Sinners are labeled conspiracy theorists and nut jobs, and exiled out of the mainstream community.
The Roman Empire had the cross to punish its dissidents and critics; the American Empire has a policy of ridicule and mockery.Turkey says Israel not welcome at NATO summit | Reuters
But the myths of the Empire are dying.
Turkey has refused to allow Israel to take part in a NATO summit next month because the Jewish state has not apologized for the 2010 killing of Turkish activists in a raid on a ship taking aid to Palestinians, a Turkish official said on Monday.Egypt cancels gas pact with Israel | SBS World News
Egypt has scrapped a 2005 gas export deal with Israel, which relies on Egyptian natural gas for 40 percent of its supplies to produce electricity, the chairman of a government holding firm said.
The accord was "annulled on Thursday with the East Mediterranean Gas Co (EMG) which exports gas to Israel because the company failed to respect conditions stipulated in the contract," Mohamed Shoeib of Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co (EGAS) told AFP.