Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


STORY OF THE WEEK: Israel Passport Scandal

STORY OF THE WEEK - ISRAEL PASSPORT SCANDAL

PM's Views On Israeli Spy Case

Mossad, Spooks, And The Price Of Dodgy NZ Passports - Selwyn Manning writes… The past month's events have conjured shadows. Names like the SIS, EAB raise suspicion, intrigue. Outward, beyond our borders, lurk more spooky counterparts: CIA, MI6, Mossad. Even TV's on to it. We're spy fanatics. Do you believe in Spooks downunder? See... Do You Believe In Spooks Downunder Inc?
Audio: Scoop’s Alastair Thompson and bFM’s Simon Pound on alleged spy activity in NZ.

PM's Presser: Spies Maketh A Media Frenzy - The whiff of John Le Carre pervaded most of the Prime Minister’s Press Conference with allegations of spies, the potential that the New Zealand passport may have been violated by agents of Mossad, and the potential fallout from this alleged violation. See... PM's Presser: Fraud + Israeli Spies = Media Frenzy and for the other stuff in the weekly Presser see… PM's Presser: Beyer, Greig, Iraq, Israel & Nauru.

EARLIER:
- Scoop - Govt Held High Powered Secret Meetings On Spy Case
- PM’s Office: Meetings Did Not Include LP President

MORE:
- Greens - Minister of Health or Minister of Hide and Seek?
- PM Helen Clark - PM responds to passport case
- NZ First - Protect our passports integrity says Mark
- Protestors - Protest Assassination At Auckland Town Hall

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Binoy Kampmark: Dysfunctional Hagiography: Australia & Gough Whitlam's Death

Hagiography is the curse of the Australian Labor movement. It is a movement that searches for, and craves, mythical figures and myths. Such a phenomenon might be termed mummification, and detracts from closer examination. More>>

David Swanson: On Killing Trayvons

This Wednesday is a day of action that some are calling a national day of action against police brutality, with others adding 'and mass incarceration,' and I'd like to add 'and war' and make it global rather than national. More>>

Uri Avnery: Israel Ignoring “Tectonic Change” In Public Opinion

If the British parliament had adopted a resolution in favour of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, the reaction of our media would have been like this: More>>

ALSO:

| UK MPs blow a “raspberry” at Netanyahu and his serfs

Byron Clark: Fiji Election: Crooks In Suits

On September 17 Fiji held its first election since Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama seized power in a 2006 coup. With his Fiji First party receiving 59.2% of the vote, Bainimarama will remain in power. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: ‘Islamic State’ Sectarianism Is Not Coincidental

Consider this comical scene described by Peter Van Buren, a former US diplomat, who was deployed to Iraq on a 12-month assignment in 2009-10: Van Buren led two Department of State teams assigned with the abstract mission of the ‘reconstruction’ of ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Case For Using Air Power Against The Islamic State

There is an Alice Through the Looking Glass quality to the current response to the Islamic State. Everything about it seems inside out. Many people who would normally oppose US air strikes in other countries have reluctantly endorsed the bombing of IS positions in Iraq and Syria – not because they think air power alone will defeat IS (clearly it won’t) but because it will slow it down, and impede its ability to function. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news