Category Archives: Americas
Lawrence Davidson examines the tendency of Muslims, Jews and Christians to seek to recreate the present in the shape of an imagined, divinely-inspired past, and notes the catastrophic actual and potential consequences.
Graham Peebles argues that the materialistic values which promote individual success, greed and selfishness, and the market fundamentalism which so ardently promotes these values, lie behind the worldwide epidemic of suicide.
Lawrence Davidson analyses the evolution of urban riots in the United States, and explores how the root causes of the present-day phenomenon, manifested mostly in the form or race riots, can be addressed.
Lawrence Davidson says the US’s interests in the Middle East have diverged from Israel’s, with Washington prioritising the jihadist threat while Israel and Saudi Arabia see the jihadists as allies against Iran.
Lawrence Davidson analyses US neo-conservative warmonger John Bolton's long track record, going back at least 47 years, of advocating war, mass murder and violations of international law, most recently against Iran.
Alan Hart says Netanyahu’s election victory leaves Obama with two options: to compel Israel to do the right thing, or to allow it to take the region and the world to hell.
Lawrence Davidson warns activists against falling into the Zionist trap of assuming that Israel is identical with the Jewish people and that individual Jews cannot do other than support the Zionist state.
Lawrence Davidson explains why the implications of the International Criminal Court’s preliminary investigation of Israeli war crimes during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip go far beyond the Middle East.
Jonathan Cook argues that a bi-product of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s undermining of Washington’s influence in the Middle East may, ironically, be the breakup of the bipartisan consensus on Israel.
The Israeli attack on the USS