Tag Archives: United Nations
Lawrence Davidson explains why the implications of the International Criminal Court’s preliminary investigation of Israeli war crimes during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip go far beyond the Middle East.
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Jonathan Cook says while Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’s resort to the UN and International Criminal Court are unlikely to end Israel’s occupation, he has no alternative other than dissolve the Palestinian Authority.
Stuart Littlewood examines the USA’s disgraceful rebuke of the Palestinians for seeking justice against Israel in the International Criminal Court, but wonders if Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is up to the challenge.
Alan Hart charts the history of subversion of the UN by the Zionist lobby, which turned into reality US President Truman's fear that Zionism would put the Security Council out of business.
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.
Uri Avnery compares Binyamin Netanyahu's and Mahmoud Abbass’s speeches at the UN General Assembly, and argues that Netanyahu was addressing “the most primitive voters in Israel” who don’t care what gentiles think.
Stuart Littlewood explores why the Palestinian leadership failed to publicize its lawsuit against Israel and its request for UN protection and why it has taken it so long to act.