UN-Palestine State

Israel’s splendid isolation

Uri Avnery reviews Israel’s international isolation and assesses the consequences of a US veto or non-veto of a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to the Israeli occupation. More »

US torture

America and the forgotten futility of torture

Lawrence Davidson says showing once more that torture is futile will not stop it from recurring in the USA, and that the only deterrence is to hold the politicians responsible to account. More »

US imprisoned by Israel

US feels the heat on Palestine vote at UN 

Jonathan Cook says while Europe is becoming increasingly disenchanted with Israel, as shown by the growing recognitions of Palestine, US policy towards Israel is paralysed by fear of upsetting the Zionist lobby. More »

Ziad Abu Ein

Whitewashing a Palestinian minister’s murder

Jamal Kanj examines the murder by Israeli Wehrmacht soldiers of Palestinian minister Ziad Abu Ein and the subsequent propaganda blitz by Israel and its Western stooges and nincompoops to whitewash the murder. More »

Alon Ben-Meir

Israel’s Jews trapped in their own narrative

Alan Hart explains why Israeli Jews must acknowledge that a terrible wrong was done to the Palestinians by Zionism in the name of all Jews and that this wrong must be righted. More »

Media determinism

Free choice vs media determinism

Lawrence Davidson questions the extent of free will, whether in commercial or political choices, in the face of media manipulation amounting to determinism and exercised through advertisements and selective news and emphasis. More »

Sanctions Russia Israel

Palestine and Europe’s symbolic gestures

Alan Hart says Europe needs to go beyond gestures towards Palestine and submit a Security Council resolution with an ultimatum for Israel to withdraw from the Palestinian territories or face international sanctions. More »

Ethnic cleansing

Israel’s ethnic cleansing manifesto

Jamal Kanj argues that Israeli politicians such as the present foreign minister, the Moldovan former nightclub bouncer Avigdor Lieberman, are seeking to complete the ethnic cleansing begun by Israel’s founders in 1948. More »

Israeli elections 2015

Israel’s upcoming election choices

Uri Avnery advocates a centrist-leftist election bloc to contest Israel’s upcoming polls, which he argues will decide between a racist, warmongering state or a democratic state at peace with the Palestinians. More »

Guernica

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections. More »

Category: European stooges

Israel’s disingenuous rearguard stooges

Friends of Israel

Stuart Littlewood highlights the “chronic lack of guts, integrity and common sense” in Britain’s and the European Union’s policy towards Israel, treating it with kid gloves and rewarding its crimes.

French whore gives Zionism a blow job

Alan Hart writes: I don’t wish to offend readers other than perhaps those of the parties of my headline, but I have to say that it, the headline, was the first thought

Belgian ministry’s fleeting moments of truth about Israel

For a few fleeting moments a Belgian government establishment looked as if it were about to become Europe’s first official body to have a backbone but, alas, it was not to be.

European Football rewards Israeli racism

Kick Israeli racism out of UEFA

Stuart Littlewood wonders how the European football association UEFA can square its commitment to zero tolerance of racism with allowing the under-21 finals to be held in racist, apartheid Israel.

EU-funded Israeli theft

Boycott Israeli goods

Jamal Kanj highlights the European Union’s mealy-mouthed approach to the problem of Israeli colonies, acknowledging that they are “the single biggest threat" to peace while simultaneously subsidizing their produce.

Gaza and after the ceasefire

Israeli soldiers marching

Stuart Littlewood says that, now that the Gaza slaughter is in abeyance, Western politicians will revert to form, fawning at Israeli leaders and rewarding them for their crimes.

Desperately cobbling together a Palestinian state

EU-Israel

Stuart Littlewood views William Hague’s and Catherine Ashton’s professed insistence that Israel return to the 1967 borders against their unwillingness to force Israel to implement UN Security Council resolutions to that end.

Germany must reassess its relations with Israel

Sharon-Hitler

Uri Avnery calls on Germany to ditch its submissive, unconditional support of Israeli governments which is rendered irrespective of the immoral policies and actions of the Jewish state.

Letter to the EU Council of Ministers

Overlapping EU-Israeli flags

Stuart Littlewood asks EU bureaucrats to explain their support of Israel’s crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories – support which contradicts their own undertakings and obligations under international law and the UN