Category: Middle East

Andrew Scott Cooper: Why Would the Saudis Deliberately Crash the Oil Market?

Simple: to undermine Tehran

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David Swanson: No More Khirbet Khizehs

At some point “truth and reconciliation” is lies and reconciliation — the lies of pretending that the truth needed to be unearthed, that the crimes weren’t committed in the broad daylight of television spotlights

Janet Biehl: Impressions of Rojava

In early December an international delegation visited Rojava’s Cezire canton where they learned about the ongoing revolution, cooperation and tolerance

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Richard Falk: The Dead End of Post-Oslo Diplomacy: What Next?

The Palestinian future depends on a robust mobilization of global civil society in solidarity with the Palestinian national movement

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Vijay Prashad: Shami Witness is a thoroughly online creation

Shami Witness was a product of the internet more than of IS – a consumer of information who sought forms of community online that he did not enjoy in life.

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Nicola Nasser: Israeli role in Syrian conflict brought into the open

Israel is a key player in prolonging the depleting war on Syria

Richard Hardigan: An Activist’s Last Day in Hebron

Anti-Arab slogans were not new to me

Johannes Hautaviita: Israel’s Impunity Enables War Crimes to Continue

The systematic and deliberate nature of Israel’s atrocities against the Palestinians are both carefully documented and, by now, starting to enter the mainstream

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Bruno Jäntti: The Peace Process Industry

Rejecting International Law and Palestinian Rights

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Loose Cannon

U.S. standing in the Middle East

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