Category: Middle East

Brett Wilkins: As Iran Elects New President, Experts Urge Biden to Rejoin Nuclear Deal, Lift Sanctions

“The Biden administration must remain resolute and seek a break from the disastrous conditions that helped contribute to this result.”

Richard Falk: Culture as Combat: Palestinian Voices

These Palestinian cultural events should be seen as embarking on a series of new beginnings

Michael: What does election of hard liner Raisi in Iran mean for Mideast Flashpoints?

Please Help ZNet         Source: Informed Comment Former chief justice of the Iranian judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi, won the presidential election, as expected, with over 60 percent of the votes. The problem was that less than half of eligible voters bothered to come out to the ballot box. The clerical establishment had so Read more…

Asa Winstanley: Israel’s incitement gets a free pass

Imagine that British police forces permitted a crowd of thousands to march through an area of London with a high Jewish population chanting “Death to the Jews” and other similar violently bigoted obscenities

Liberation Staff Seattle: Seattle PD crackdown can’t stop #blocktheboat movement vs. Israeli apartheid

As part of the global movement to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Apartheid Israel, the Block the Boat movement has emerged to engage in peaceful direct action to stop the unloading of Israeli ships and cargo

Ramzy Baroud: On Trumpism and Netanyahu-ism

How Benjamin Netanyahu Won America and Lost Israel

Gershon Baskin: Council of Top 5: A proposal to help Palestinians

This body may be without legal authority, but it would be able to claim wide public legitimacy and advance Palestinian interests vis-à-vis Israel and the rest of the world

Phyllis Bennis: The Real Danger of Israel’s New Government

Some in Washington may be so glad to be rid of Netanyahu that they’ll welcome his even more hardline successor

Elise Boyle Espinosa: Breaking the international silence on Turkey’s aggression

In response to Turkey’s invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan, an international peace delegation traveled to the region in solidarity and to demand an end to the occupation

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: On Israel’s Colonial Occupation of Palestine

The Final Solution Without End

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