Category: Israel/Palestine

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Ramzy Baroud: Clamoring for Israeli Approval: Trump’s Election Policies Will Haunt Him

The fact is that Trump’s lack of clear foreign policy that aims at creating stability—not rash decisions to win lobby approval—is a dangerous political strategy

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Jonathan Cook: Palestinians face intense online hate from Israelis, say campaigners

Palestinian lawyers call for investigation of police minister as survey shows soaring levels of anti-Arab speech on Hebrew social media

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Ramzy Baroud: The Trump-Netanyahu Circus: Now, No One Can Save Israel from Itself

Israel has laid out its dark vision. Palestinians must present the antithesis to that destructive vision: a road map towards justice, equality and peace for all

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Richard Falk: Should the Palestinians Seek Justice NOW at the International Criminal Court?Palestinians Seek Justice NOW at the International Criminal Court?

[Prefatory Note: This post is a modified version of an opinion piece published by Middle East Eye on February 20, 2017. It calls particular attention to the punitive treatment of recourse to international law tribunals to address perceived grievances that is meant to discourage Palestinians from seeking relief at the International Criminal Court. On one Read more…

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Jonathan Cook: Trump’s clarifying moment for Israel and Palestinians

Palestinians, particularly the youth, will understand that their struggle is not for illusory borders but for liberation from the Jewish supremacism inherent in mainstream Zionism

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Juan Cole: Netanyahu rejected offer by Kerry & Arab Leaders of Comprehensive Peace Talks

Last year this time, Secretary of State John Kerry was trying to put together a huge peace deal between Israel and the Arab world, according to Aron Heller and Matthew Lee of the Associated Press. The proposal built on the 2002 Arab peace plan, which offered Israel full recognition by its Arab neighbors, with trade Read more…

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Neve Gordon: Trump’s One-State Option

Decades of US diplomacy were cast aside in an instant

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Ramzy Baroud: Farewell to Doublespeak: Israel’s Vision for the Future is Terrifying.

For decades, Israeli officials spoke passionately about peace, and did everything in their power to hinder its attainment. Now, they simply do not care. Period

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Richard Falk: Israel Legalizes Settlement Options as a Prelude to the Netanyahu Visit to Trumpland

Responses to four questions posed by Rodrigo Craveiro, a journalist from the Brazilian newspaper Correio Braziliense 1- How do you see the decision of the Knesset taken last night about legalizing settlement outposts and what are the likely consequences of this legislative initiative?  It is one more act of defiance by Israel that is both Read more…

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Jonathan Cook: Trump and Israel: Flashpoint of Jerusalem hangs over White House meeting

Sensitivities over the city and its holy places loom large as the US president and Netanyahu due to meet

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