US and international law

International law vs US democratic practice

Lawrence Davidson looks at the role of the “war on terror” and, more importantly, special interests, such as the myriad Zionist lobbies, in undermining the United States’s adherence to international law. More »

Islamic State and Israel allies

ISIS and Israel allies against a Palestinian state

Jonathan Cook says Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is using the fear of the jihadist group Islamic State to tarnish the reputation of the Palestinian resistance, even though the two are completely unrelated. More »

No exit

“I escaped from Israel and lost my children”

Rick Myers, a US citizen from the state of Oregon, describes in an interview with Marianne Azizi the pain and suffering caused by Israeli laws, which take hundreds of lives every year. More »

Free Andargachew Tsige

Suppression of the innocent inside Ethiopia

Graham Peebles argues that donor-country indifference to the Ethiopian regime’s human rights violations begs the question what price is too high for the illusion of stability in the Horn of Africa. More »

Tide of religious extremism

Time running out for peace in Middle East

Uri Avnery says time is running out for Israelis to make peace with Arab nationalists, especially with the Palestinian people, before religious fanatics – Muslims and Jews – sweep across the region. More »

Islamic State aberration

An Islamic aberration

Jamal Kanj argues that the “Islamic State”, which is wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, is a prodigy of George W. Bush, whose invasion of Iraq created the conditions for its birth. More »

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers and Yasser Arafat

Alan Hart recalls an encounter with arch-Zionist Jewish comedienne Joan Rivers who infamously declared that the nearly 2,200 Palestinians murdered by Israel in the Gaza Strip this summer “deserve to be dead”. More »

Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

Jihadism and how to isolate, contain and defeat it

Alan Hart argues that jihadism cannot be defeated militarily but can be contained and eradicated if the US changes its foreign policy and Muslims reinterpreted the Quran to suit the modern age. More »

Douglas Carswell

UK Independence Party hugs Friend of Israel

Stuart Littlewood shows that far from standing for UK independence, the UK Independence Party’s latest “catch”, Tory defector Douglas Carswell, is a Zionist propagandist with a track record of stooging for Israel. More »

Zionism is the problem

“But is it good for the Jews?”

Lawrence Davidson explains why Israel and Zionism are not fit for purpose, and argues that Jews must distance themselves from Zionism and Israel, if only for their own enlightened self-interest. 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