Category: Middle East

E. Ahmet Tonak: The Turkish economy: worse than a recession

Turkey’s economy is back in the news, and not in a good way

Richard Falk: Challenging Pitzer/Haifa Study Abroad Program

Can Civil Society Act?

Robert Mackey: Trump Gives Netanyahu Part of Syria

With a tweet posted on Thursday, Trump dismissed five decades of international consensus on the status of the Golan Heights, declaring that the United States would recognize Israel’s annexation of the region

Gershon Baskin: Israel 2019 and the absence of peace

Developing cooperation, working together, confronting extremists from within – taking controversial positions – these are all elements that have to be met with directly by responsible governments and statesmen and women

Richard Falk: Ilhan Omar, AIPAC, Congress, and the Future of American Democracy

It became clear to me that her remarks were treated as inflammatory not so much because of their content, but because of their source, a black-Muslim-American woman

Gershon Baskin: Encountering Peace: A nation like all other nations?

I hope that after the elections, we will begin to count the Arab citizens of Israel as full citizens

Juan Cole: Senate invokes War Powers to Halt US aid to Saudi War on Yemen

The US Senate voted 54 to 46 to invoke the 1973 War Powers Act and to end US support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen

Ramzy Baroud: The Year of the People

The Untold Story of Gaza’s ‘March of Return’

Medea Benjamin: An Apology for a Different Plane Crash, 30 Years Later

While most Americans have no memory of this incident, in Iran the date of the deaths of 290 innocent people at the hands of the U.S. military is marked every year just as the 9/11 attack is remembered every year in the United States

Ramzy Baroud: Chasing Mirages

What Are Palestinians Doing to Combat the ‘Deal of the Century’?

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