Tag Archives: EU

The decline of the Western ethnic state

Demise of homogeneous state Lawrence Davidson views the present refugee crisis, triggered by the armed conflicts in the Arab world, in the context of the post-World War II – and continuing – demise of the homogeneous state.

The birth of Europe’s refugee crisis 

Birth of Europe's refugee crisis Jamal Kanj argues that the embryo of the refugee crisis facing Europe today was yesterday’s support for the Security Council-sanctioned war on Libya and the assistance given to“freelance” fighters in Syria.

Europe’s feeble efforts to “punish” Israel

EU-Israel friendship Jonathan Cook contrasts the European Union’s feebleness towards the exponential expansion of Jewish squatter colonies with the Israeli political institutions – from the Supreme Court to the far right – uniting behind the colonies.

EU’s Israel-Palestine policy is out of touch with reality

Would you buy stolen goods? Alan Hart writes: In a letter

Scottish National Party strikes fear into Westminster elites

Jubilant Scottish National Party cadres Stuart Littlewood argues that although the Scottish National Party is scaring the daylights out of Labour and the Conservatives, its views on independence, especially its attachment to the European Union, are flawed.

Israel’s new Asian allies

China loves Israel With Israel turning to Asia to compensate for its loss of Western support, Jonathan Cook wonders how long it will be before it starts replying on a Chinese veto at the UN.

The myth of rising anti-Semitism in Europe

Hasbara alert Uri Avnery debunks the flurry of Israeli and other Zionist propaganda which claims that European anti-Semitism is rising, blaming instead local historical baggage and Israeli behaviour for recent attacks on Jews.

Scramble to conclude suspicious EU-US trade deal

TTIP threat to NHS With the UK industry in intensive care, Stuart Littlewood asks whether Britons should throw open the door and allow US big business to muscle in under cover of a trade treaty.

Israel’s splendid isolation

UN-Palestine State 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.

US feels the heat on Palestine vote at UN 

US imprisoned by Israel 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.