Monthly Archives: December 2017

Jerusalem belongs to us all!

Old City of Jerusalem Stuart Littlewood explains why Jerusalem does not belong to, and must not be allowed to be usurped by, the Israelis, and argues that it is past time for Palestinians to reframe the argument so that the justice of their cause is understood globally. Read more [...]

US-Saudi nuclear talks: A barometer for whither the Middle East?

US-Saudi nuclear transfer James Dorsey shows how Saudi Arabia “sold” Jerusalem to Israel in return for US nuclear technology, and how Trump plans to transfer US nuclear technology to the Saudis in return for ensuring bids by US companies to build reactors in Saudi are successful. Read more [...]

Trump administration ends 2017 on a sour note

UN General Assembly voting result on Jerusalem Stuart Littlewood views the humiliation of Trump and his arrogant, Zionist cohorts – “outlaws trying to dictate the law” – at the UN, which overwhelmingly declared their recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital null and void. Read more [...]

Trump, Jerusalem and international law

Trump the servant of Israel Lawrence Davidson debunks the warped “reasoning” used by Trump to justify his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and warns of the consequences of his disregard of international law and his inability to tell the difference between his own opinion and hard facts. Read more [...]

Team Trump add insult to injury for the Palestinians

Trump at home with Jewish rabbis After Trump’s decision on Jerusalem, Jonathan Cook says “Palestinians will have to shame Israel, the US and the watching world by adopting the tools of an anti-apartheid struggle – of non-violent resistance and civil disobedience – to gain equal rights in a single state. Read more [...]

Trading Jerusalem for war on Iran

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad and President Trump James Dorsey examines how Saudi and UAE complicity in President Trump’s decision to recognise occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital so that the Saudis could pursue their sectarian conflict with Iran could turn the Arab region into a firestorm – again. Read more [...]

John Paul Jones: American hero or Scottish scoundrel?

John Paul Jones, with his ship flying the flag of the rebellious colonists of North America "The greatest miscreant under the Read more [...]

The need for cooperation and unity

Competition vs cooperation Graham Peebles examines the destructive effects of competition – the guiding principle of our time – and argues that “cooperation needs to replace competition in all areas, tolerance substituted for prejudice and hate, sufficiency and sharing encouraged in place of excess and greed”. Read more [...]

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 [...]