Prosecute Israel for Gaza war crimes

Israel faces its own evil

Gilad Atzmon argues that on the eve of the collapse of the Gaza ceasefire, Netanyahu faced a dilemma: to lift the Gaza blockade or to end up at the International Criminal Court. More »

Liberal Zionist dilemma

The liberal Zionist dilemma

Lawrence Davidson highlights the contradiction between universal civil and political rights and support for Zionist state. He says that, faced with the choice, most “liberal” Zionists would ditch the veil of liberalism. More »

David Cameron and the Israeli flag

Freedom to live ordinary lives…

Stuart Littlewood argues that while Israel continues to ride roughshod over international law and the will of the international community, Britain’s Conservative-led government continues to regurgitate the same tired old messages. More »

Zionism corrupting US democracy

Open letter to President Obama: Your legacy

Alan Hart spells out, in an open letter to US President Barack Obama, what it would take for Obama not to go down in history as a Zionist stooge and a joke. More »

Broken promises and broken dreams

Gaza: raw power and the murdering of justice

As the Gaza conflict rages, Stuart Littlewood asks whatever happened to the US-Quartet Agreement, signed by Israel, “to give the Palestinian people freedom to move, to trade, to live ordinary lives”? More »

Israeli losers

The Gaza conflict: losers and consequences

Uri Avnery looks at who has come out worse from the month-long Gaza conflict, and assesses the consequences for Israel domestically and internationally, and for Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. More »

Israeli degrading of international law

Israel and the erosion of international law

Lawrence Davidson looks at how criminal Israeli behaviour, and US protection of that behaviour at international forums, have degraded international humanitarian law, which is now selectively applied to target weak states. More »

Liar Binyamin Netanyahu

Israeli deceptions and Western collusion

Jonathan Cook explores the strategic objectives behind Israeli PM Netanyahu’s deception – parroted ad nauseum by Western media and politicians – from the alleged capture of an officer to the “self-defence” narrative. More »

Sharing

The case for a new global paradigm

Graham Peebles argues the case for global change which places sharing, sustainability and cooperation – not competition, greed and abundance – at its heart, and cultivates tolerance, individuality, trust and social unity. More »

Tunnel vision

Israel’s ever-changing goals, and its tunnel vision

Uri Avnery traces the ever changing goals of the Israeli aggression against Gaza, argues against demonizing “the enemy” and pleas for understanding – essential for waging war and making peace. More »

Tag: Arabs

Watch: Are you on the US “terrorist” list?

One million people worldwide have been swept up by TIDE, the Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment. It is a list of people suspected of being terrorists that is managed by the US National

The 1973 war and the power of deterrence

1973 Arab-Israeli war

Gilad Atzmon says 40 years after the 1973 Arab-Israeli war, there is still a lesson to be learnt by the Arab states and Iran: the absolute need for a deterrent capability.

No Jewish-Arab dating please, we’re Israeli racists

Just in case you’re thinking the apartheid state of Israel can’t get any more racist, think again. Take a look at this, for example, reported by the Times of Israel. It’s a

Richard Dawkins’s wake up call to Muslims met with hysteria

It’s pretty sad when anyone, let alone a respected author and scientist, is attacked simply for stating a hard fact. Yet that is precisely what happened when Richard Dawkins tweeted: All the

Bloody future awaits the Middle East

Syrian bloodbath

Uri Avnery says events in Syria could signal the disintegration of the nation-state and a return to ethnic-religious communities and, with them, “wholesale massacres and ethnic cleansing” .

Alan Hart and what it takes to struggle on

No Walls Can Silence Our Voices

Lawrence Davidson argues that far from being lost, the Palestinian cause “has made significant progress over the past three decades and it is well positioned to make more progress in the future”.

Betraying Americans for Israel

Barbara Boxer

US senators – Democrats and Republicans – acting on behalf of Israel are pushing through legislation allowing the Israeli government to engage in racial, ethnic and religious discrimination against American citizens.

Ahmad al-Qabbanji, brave Islamic scholar

If it is hard nowadays to find an ordinary practising Muslim who is able to exercise his critical faculties and willing to embrace the modern world, you would have thought it would

Why US media is biased against Arabs and Muslims

US media bias

Jamal Kanj says lopsided Western media coverage of the Arab and Muslim worlds is rooted not just in cultural biases but in the fact that journalists are sometimes part of Israel’s military.

Freedom of speech: insults, incitement and Islam

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Graham Peebles argues that the rage against the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims” must not distract us from discussing the filmmakers’ intention and the underlying causes of anger among Muslims