US rebukes Israel while showering it with arms and favours

Eli Ben-Dahan Jonathan Cook draw attention to US President Barak Obama’s showering of Israel with arms and diplomatic cover despite it having the most extremist, racist and brazenly annexationist cabinet in its history.

Common interests vs military power, and the quest for peace

Real peace is based on common interests Uri Avnery reminds Israel’s politicians of the poignant lessons of European history, which show that the only real and lasting peace is one that is based on common interests, not military power.

Hamas, Fatah must start communicating or forget dreams of freedom

Palestinian miscommunications Stuart Littlewood challenges Hamas and the Palestinian Authority to get a grip and reach out with news and briefings to those who are likely to use their material, including the alternative media.

Persecuted Israeli human rights activist vows to fight on

Israeli human rights activist Moti Leybel Marianne Azizi describes the ordeal of human rights activist Moti Leybel who was arrested, strip-searched and imprisoned by Israeli police after exercising his right to free speech for only 30 seconds.

International law and crimes against humanity

Eroding international law Lawrence Davidson examines how states that are apt to commit crimes against humanity, such as Israel and its Western protecters, are wilfully eroding international law using spurious excuses, to the detriment of ordinary people.