Tag Archives: EU

Is it too late for peace in Israel/Palestine? 

Is peace possible in Palestine/Israel? Alan Hart argues that if the Palestinians insisted on dissolving the Palestinian Authority and handing back to Israel full responsibility and complete accountability for the occupation, peace in Palestine/Israel might still be possible. Read more [...]

“Expel Israel from the UN”

Expel Israel from the UN Stuart Littlewood explains, with reference to Israel’s violations of international law and the principles of the UN, why it is past time for the Palestine Solidarity Campaign to embrace a draft resolution calling for Israel’s expulsion from the UN. Read more [...]

Economic anxiety, public safety fears and the rise of demagogues in the US and Europe

Politics of fear Lawrence Davidson examines how economic anxiety and fears over public safety, fuelled by the Islamist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, are creating the environment for demagogues and militarists such as Donald Trump to flourish. Read more [...]

Reign of “absurdiocy”: Terrorism and the Western and Israeli responses

Paris attacks and Western leaders Uri Avnery looks at how terrorism, most recently the “Islamic State” attacks in Paris and the lockdown in Brussels, has fed the opportunism of Israeli politicians and exposed the ignorance, incompetence and bankruptcy of Western leaders. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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

Would you buy stolen goods? Alan Hart writes: In a letter Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]