Category: Middle East

Gershon Baskin: Israel needs to form a Jewish-Arab party to change the game

It is indeed clear that what is left of the Left is not only small, it is very fragmented

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Medea Benjamin: Will the World Community Condemn the Murder of Iran’s Nuclear Scientist?

Photo by Johnny Silvercloud   Israel used all four years of Trump’s presidency to entrench its systems of occupation and apartheid. Now that Joe Biden has won the U.S. election, the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, likely by Israel with the go-ahead from the U.S. administration, is a desperate attempt to use Trump’s last Read more…

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Ramzy Baroud: A Country in Turmoil

Why Netanyahu is a Symptom, Not Cause of Israel’s Political Crisis

Tony Greenstein: The real Corbyn ‘tragedy’ — and ‘Jewish Currents’ refusal to publish an opposing view

In a recent article on the “tragedy” of Jeremy Corbyn, Jewish Currents overlooks the rightwing bigoted records of those criticizing Corbyn because of his support for Palestinian rights

Josh Schoolar: Working for the revolution in Rojava

Interview on the political and military upheaval taking place in Rojava and northern Syria from the perspective of someone who not only witnessed the struggle but was an active participant

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Gilbert Achcar: The First Decade of the Arab Revolutionary Process

Ten years ago, a young street vendor in the town of Sidi Bouzid in central Tunisia sparked a political firestorm that soon engulfed the whole country, before spreading across the entire Arabic-speaking region, in what has been known since 2011 as the ‘Arab Spring’

Martin Chulov: ‘Our Blood is Cheaper than Water’: Anger in Iraq Over Trump Pardons

Biden to be lobbied to reverse decision to pardon security guards jailed over massacre

Gershon Baskin: What will Israel’s next government look like? It depends on us

I want my political party to stand for social equality with sufficient safety nets to provide for the weakened sectors of the society

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Andrew J. Bacevich: Reflections on Vietnam and Iraq

The Lessons of Two Failed Wars

Awad Abdelfattah: It Is time For The One State Solution To Go Mainstream

A people cannot negotiate their fundamental human, national, political and civil rights. The only way out of a colonial situation is through a process of decolonization

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