Walking a tightrope: China manoeuvres between Saudi Arabia and Iran

President Xi Jinping and King Salman James Dorsey explains why Saudi King Salman's attempt to lure China into his kingdom's sectarian and geopolitical struggles with Iran is likely to fail, given Iran's strategic, economic and cultural advantages over Saudi Arabia. Read more [...]

Zionists snuff out free speech at UK universities

Zionists stifle free speech Stuart Littlewood paints an alarming picture of the extent to which Zionist groups and Israel lobbyists have succeeded in stifling freedom of speech at British universities so that Israel’s crimes against the Palestinians are never discussed. Read more [...]

Israel’s welcome now reserved only for Jews who back Netanyahu

Israel denies entry to human rights activists Jonathan Cook looks at how Israel is openly targeting human rights activists and Jews whose politics do not align with the far-right government of Netanyahu by refusing them entry to the country. Read more [...]

Truth vs Donald Trump

Psychotic Donald Trump Lawrence Davidson analyses President Trump’s inability to distinguish fact from fiction from a psychological perspective, and examines what makes such a deeply flawed person attractive to a significant minority of the US population. Read more [...]

Trump has reminded Palestinians that it was always about one state

One state or two states in Palestine? Jonathan Cook says Trump’s claim that he is not fixated on a two-state solution means Israelis and Palestinians must define their objective: a fortress for their tribe, or a shared homeland with rights and dignity for all. Read more [...]

Ethiopia: From peaceful protest to armed uprising

Rebels in northern Ethiopia Graham Peebles says what began as a protest movement in Ethiopia in November 2015 is in danger of becoming a fully-fledged armed uprising, thanks to the government's brutal repression and the silence of donor states. Read more [...]