Guernica

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections. More »

Kheir al-Din Hamdan

Israeli politicians inciting murder and mayhem

Uri Avnery argues that the actions of irresponsible Israeli politicians – from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Minister of Home Security Yitzhak Aharonowitz – is paving the way for a Palestinian uprising. More »

Ed Miliband and Labour's Jewish donors

Will British Jewish funders’ blackmail backfire?

Alan Hart offers advice to the UK Labour Party’s erstwhile Jewish donors, who are allegedly ditching the party because Ed Miliband condemned Israel and supported recognition of Palestine as an independent state. More »

Jonathan Sacks

Jonathan Sacks, preacher of Israeli hasbara

Stuart Littlewood explains why a recent speech made by former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has left him wondering whether he's an instrument of God or just another preacher of Israeli hasbara. More »

Chickenshit

Chickenshit Netanyahu

Uri Avnery examines the tense and contradictory US-Israeli relationship, and argues that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is exploiting the dysfunctional US political system to destroy the chances of peace. More »

Jonathan Djanogly

Jonathan Djanogly, example of UK’s Israel stooges

Stuart Littlewood examines the behaviour of an Israel flag waver in the UK parliament, Jonathan Djanogly, one of the “dirty dozen” lawmakers who voted against recognising Palestine as an independent state. More »

Gaza prison

How Israel is turning Gaza into a super-max prison

Jonathan Cook argues that the Palestinians’ humanitarian needs and their right in international law to resist their oppressor are being sacrificed to make the enforcement of Israel’s occupation more efficient. More »

Anti lobby demonstration

America’s special interest problem

Lawrence Davidson argues that only popular action can free United States legislators from the shackles of special interest groups, or lobbies, that have hijacked and corrupted US foreign and domestic policies. More »

India's space mission

India’s space madness amid astronomical poverty 

Graham Peebles questions the justice and wisdom of India’s ruling elite, which spends USD1 billion annually on its space programme while India has the world’s highest number of people practising open defecation. More »

US Congress traitors

Israel, the US Congress and treason

Alan Hart explains how members of Congress who put Israel’s interests ahead of those of the United States could be charged with treason, despite the US constitution’s narrow definition of a traitor. More »

Tag: EU

A European call to suspend the EU-Israel Association Agreement

More than 300 political parties, trade unions and campaign groups have called on the European Union to suspend its “association agreement” with Israel. The agreement, which came into force in 2000, facilitates

The Gaza medical aid scandal

Gaza emergency medical team

Stuart Littlewood views British and European inaction towards Gaza, with comprehensive failure to fulfil pledges to help the sick, wounded and destitute a month after Israel ended its 50-day onslaught.

EU says no more poultry and eggs from Jewish squatter colonies

The European Union has banned the import of poultry and eggs from Jewish squatter colonies in the occupied West Bank, including annexed East Jerusalem, the Gulf News website reported, citing the Israeli

Is Palestine “solidarity” going soft?

EU-Israel

Stuart Littlewood wonders what might lie behind an apparent softening in the approaches of Britain’s Palestine Solidarity Campaign – and even the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement – to the Israeli occupation.

Israel’s disingenuous rearguard stooges

Friends of Israel

Stuart Littlewood highlights the “chronic lack of guts, integrity and common sense” in Britain’s and the European Union’s policy towards Israel, treating it with kid gloves and rewarding its crimes.

USA’s Israeli-inspired new world disorder

New world disorder

Jamal Kanj argues that, acting on behalf of Israel, the USA has turned the UN Security Council from a guardian of world peace to a launch pad for a new world disorder.

US and EU hypocrisy on display over Crimea

Israeli crimes

Nureddin Sabir contrasts the West’s fury over Russia’s annexation of Crimea with the USA’s and EU’s rewarding of Israel for annexing Jerusalem and the Golan Heights and colonizing the Palestinian West Bank.

Stop inflating Israel’s huge denial bubble

Angela Merkel and Binyamin Netanyahu

Jonathan Cook argues that it is time for Western states to stop apologising for Israel, treating it with kid gloves and rewarding its criminal behaviour, and to start taking concrete actions.

The tide turns against Israel

Tide turns against Israel

Jonathan Cook says although the Israeli-Palestinian talks may not lead to an agreement, they will mark a turning-point. The delegitimization of Israel “is truly under way”, thanks to Israel’s leaders.

US plans “Gazafication” of the West Bank

Apartheid Wall and Cages

Jonathan Cook argues that in the current US-sponsored talks with Israel, “the Palestinian leadership is being cajoled into an agreement that would destroy any hopes of a viable Palestinian state”.