From Barak to Trump: Arrogance, ignorance and phony “peace” plans

Ehud Barak and Donald Trump Uri Avnery examines the headline-grabbing, arrogant and ignorant authors of the latest phony “peace plans” offered by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and US President Donald Trump and his Jewish entourage. Read more [...]

Trump apes Balfour: giving away what isn’t his to give

Trump in solidarity with Netanyahu Stuart Littlewood stresses that Jerusalem is not Trump's to give away in 2017 any more than Palestine was Balfour's to promise the Zionists in 1917, noting that “We see where Balfour's running sore has led one hundred years later.” Read more [...]

Netanyahu ditches US Jews for alliance with Christian evangelicals and the alt-right

Netanyahu vs US Jews Jonathan Cook argues that the government of Israeli Prime Minster Binyamin Netanyahu seems to prefer as allies Christian evangelicals and white US supremacists, who love Israel as much as they appear to despise Jews, than US Jews. Read more [...]

The myth of one Jewish nation

Myth of Jewish nation Uri Avnery says “the entire relationship between Israelis and diaspora Jews is built on a lie: the belief that they are the same people”, and that the “sooner the two sides recognise this... the better it is for both”. Read more [...]

Tackling corruption: Why Saudi Prince Muhammad’s approach raises questions

Muhammad bin Salman James Dorsey argues that “power and assets rather than anti-corruption” are behind Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad’s purge of princes and businessmen, and that the aim appears to be “to intimidate and put the kingdom’s elite on notice”. Read more [...]

Where is Zionism taking us?

Naftali Bennett on killing Arabs Lawrence Davidson says given the Zionist lobbies' hold on governments and their subversion of human rights institutions, the onus is on organised civil society, mainly BDS, to end apartheid in Israel and restore Palestinian rights. Read more [...]