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The Politics of Empire – Book Review

Reviewed by Ludwig Watzal (James Petras, The Politics of Empire. The US, Israel and the Middle East, Clarity Press, Atlanta 2014, 196 pp.) The Israeli…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More » /

Stop the Killing

By Kathy Kelly On August 9, 1983, three people dressed as U.S. soldiers saluted their way onto a US military base and climbed a pine…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More » /
Zionism is incompatible with peace. (Tamar Fleishman/PC)

The Israeli Solution

By Hasan Afif El-Hasan I tried to explore the long term plans of the ruling elite of Israel regarding the Palestinians. But since no Israeli…

Oct 18 2014 / Read More » /
(Tamar Fleishman/Palestine Chronicle)

The Other is Nothing but a Target in the Rifle Scope

By Tamar Fleishman – Qalandiya The supervision over the people arriving at the checkpoint, over the thousands of families living in Qalandiya refugee camp and…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More » /
Sadr City, Baghdad. (Zoriah -

The Missing Context: ‘Islamic State’ Sectarianism is Not Coincidental

By Ramzy Baroud Consider this comical scene described by Peter Van Buren, a former US diplomat, who was deployed to Iraq on a 12-month assignment…

Oct 15 2014 / Read More » /
May the next motion that passes in UK parliament be a motion for a comprehensive boycott of Israel. (BBC)

UK Parliament Palestine Motion is Vote of Anger at Israeli Warmongering

By Tariq Shadid The remarkable landslide win for the motion in UK Parliament to recognize the Palestinian state has taken many around the world by…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More » /
One and only one road to peace with some measure of justice in Israel and Palestine exists.

Diplomatic Recognition – The Road to Peace

By John V. Whitbeck On October 12, at a donors’ conference in Cairo, participants pledged US$ 5.4 billion toward the reconstruction of Gaza. However, numerous…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More » /
Canada's first IS casualty. (National Post)

IS and the IDF: Canada’s Double Standard

By Eric Walberg Why are IDF members tolerated and even lauded in the West while IS fighters are despised and killed? In what sense is…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More » /

Islamic State vs Jewish State

By Jamal Kanj I have read or heard countless of analysts in the last few weeks discussing the war on Islamic State (IS). Unquestionably, putting…

Oct 12 2014 / Read More » /
One day a historian will coin a word to describe Israel’s unique strategy of incrementally destroying the Palestinian people. (MEE)

Israel and the G-word: We Need a Better Word than ‘Occupation’

By Jonathan Cook Israeli officials were caught in a revealing lie late last month as the country celebrated the Jewish New Year. Shortly after declaring…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More » /
Netanyahu 'doesn't bother to cover the gap between words and bulldozers.' (Wikimedia Commons)

Israeli Perception and Reality

By Jamal Kanj In my last column, I discussed Benjamin Netanyahu’s proclivity to deceive, cheat and lie. During my research, however, I came across an…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More » /
Dennis Ross's discourse is replete with contradictions.

Dennis Ross’s Recipe for Disaster in the Middle East

By Soumaya Ghannoushi A collective sigh of relief was almost audible across Washington and other western capitals when Abdel Fattah el-Sisi accomplished the mission and…

Oct 9 2014 / Read More » /


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