UN-Palestine State

Israel’s splendid isolation

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. More »

US torture

America and the forgotten futility of torture

Lawrence Davidson says showing once more that torture is futile will not stop it from recurring in the USA, and that the only deterrence is to hold the politicians responsible to account. More »

US imprisoned by Israel

US feels the heat on Palestine vote at UN 

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. More »

Ziad Abu Ein

Whitewashing a Palestinian minister’s murder

Jamal Kanj examines the murder by Israeli Wehrmacht soldiers of Palestinian minister Ziad Abu Ein and the subsequent propaganda blitz by Israel and its Western stooges and nincompoops to whitewash the murder. More »

Alon Ben-Meir

Israel’s Jews trapped in their own narrative

Alan Hart explains why Israeli Jews must acknowledge that a terrible wrong was done to the Palestinians by Zionism in the name of all Jews and that this wrong must be righted. More »

Media determinism

Free choice vs media determinism

Lawrence Davidson questions the extent of free will, whether in commercial or political choices, in the face of media manipulation amounting to determinism and exercised through advertisements and selective news and emphasis. More »

Sanctions Russia Israel

Palestine and Europe’s symbolic gestures

Alan Hart says Europe needs to go beyond gestures towards Palestine and submit a Security Council resolution with an ultimatum for Israel to withdraw from the Palestinian territories or face international sanctions. More »

Ethnic cleansing

Israel’s ethnic cleansing manifesto

Jamal Kanj argues that Israeli politicians such as the present foreign minister, the Moldovan former nightclub bouncer Avigdor Lieberman, are seeking to complete the ethnic cleansing begun by Israel’s founders in 1948. More »

Israeli elections 2015

Israel’s upcoming election choices

Uri Avnery advocates a centrist-leftist election bloc to contest Israel’s upcoming polls, which he argues will decide between a racist, warmongering state or a democratic state at peace with the Palestinians. More »

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 »

Tag: Nuclear

Judaeo-Nazism and a possible deal with Iran

US Zionist lobbies

Alan Hart argues that if the Zionist lobby wrecks a possible nuclear deal with Iran, this would damage US interests in the Middle East and may cost the Republicans the next election.

Is Iran the real problem?

Iran manufactured crisis

Lawrence Davidson explains why it is not Iran that the American people should fear – it is their own politicians, bureaucrats, political, industrial and military lobbies, and an so-called “ally” named Israel.

Is Israel’s Netanyahu certifiable?

Delusional Binyamin Netanyahu

Alan Hart argues that Israeli Premier Netanyahu’s delusional response to Iranian President Rouhani’s speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos lends credence to the suspicion that he is mentally unbalanced.

Israeli court says nuclear hero Mordechai Vanunu must remain a virtual prisoner

As we predicted, Israel’s Supreme Court has dismissed a request by nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu to leave Israel. Vanunu, who served 18 years in prison for telling the world the truth about

Remember Mordechai Vanunu, Israel’s heroic nuclear whistleblower

He should have received the Nobel Peace Prize. Instead, he spent 18 years in solitary confinement. He should be celebrated internationally as a man who has sacrificed his freedom for the truth

Iran nuclear deal: a victory for diplomacy

Iran nuclear deal

Lawrence Davidson argues that the Obama administration deserves praise for defying the radical right and the Zionist lobby and pushing the interim nuclear deal with Iran through to a conclusion.

If sanctions work against Iran, why not Israel?

The interim nuclear deal between Iran and the Western powers, according to which Iran agreed to curb its nuclear programme for the next six months in return for limited sanctions relief, sets

The daylight between Israel and the West

Netanyahu and Hollande

Jamal Kanj argues that Israel is not interested in ending Iran's military nuclear ambitions, or even in the physical dismantlement of its nuclear programme, but wants to eliminate Iran’s technological know-how.

The tail wags the dog: Israel publicly upbraids the US on Iran

Israel has gotten so used to the United States being totally subservient to it that it seems incapable of tolerating the slightest deviation from its diktats by Washington. For a country that

Netanyahu’s nauseating parody of himself

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his warmongering compatriots are incensed at the prospect of a deal between Iran and the Western powers that would ease some sanctions on Iran in return