US and international law

International law vs US democratic practice

Lawrence Davidson looks at the role of the “war on terror” and, more importantly, special interests, such as the myriad Zionist lobbies, in undermining the United States’s adherence to international law. More »

Islamic State and Israel allies

ISIS and Israel allies against a Palestinian state

Jonathan Cook says Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is using the fear of the jihadist group Islamic State to tarnish the reputation of the Palestinian resistance, even though the two are completely unrelated. More »

No exit

“I escaped from Israel and lost my children”

Rick Myers, a US citizen from the state of Oregon, describes in an interview with Marianne Azizi the pain and suffering caused by Israeli laws, which take hundreds of lives every year. More »

Free Andargachew Tsige

Suppression of the innocent inside Ethiopia

Graham Peebles argues that donor-country indifference to the Ethiopian regime’s human rights violations begs the question what price is too high for the illusion of stability in the Horn of Africa. More »

Tide of religious extremism

Time running out for peace in Middle East

Uri Avnery says time is running out for Israelis to make peace with Arab nationalists, especially with the Palestinian people, before religious fanatics – Muslims and Jews – sweep across the region. More »

Islamic State aberration

An Islamic aberration

Jamal Kanj argues that the “Islamic State”, which is wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, is a prodigy of George W. Bush, whose invasion of Iraq created the conditions for its birth. More »

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers and Yasser Arafat

Alan Hart recalls an encounter with arch-Zionist Jewish comedienne Joan Rivers who infamously declared that the nearly 2,200 Palestinians murdered by Israel in the Gaza Strip this summer “deserve to be dead”. More »

Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

Jihadism and how to isolate, contain and defeat it

Alan Hart argues that jihadism cannot be defeated militarily but can be contained and eradicated if the US changes its foreign policy and Muslims reinterpreted the Quran to suit the modern age. More »

Douglas Carswell

UK Independence Party hugs Friend of Israel

Stuart Littlewood shows that far from standing for UK independence, the UK Independence Party’s latest “catch”, Tory defector Douglas Carswell, is a Zionist propagandist with a track record of stooging for Israel. More »

Zionism is the problem

“But is it good for the Jews?”

Lawrence Davidson explains why Israel and Zionism are not fit for purpose, and argues that Jews must distance themselves from Zionism and Israel, if only for their own enlightened self-interest. More »

Tag: United Nations

Palestinians claim UN protection, prepare lawsuits

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

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.

Remember Israel’s abuse of Palestinian kids

Israeli soldier arrests palestinian child

Nureddin Sabir argues that whatever has happened to the missing Israeli squatter kids whose parents had chosen to live on stolen land, the real story is Israel’s ongoing abuse of Palestinian children.

An Israeli government minister speaking the truth?

Armed Jewish squatters

Alan Hart views how Israeli governments have deliberately straightjacketed themselves by colonizing the occupied Palestinian territories with Jewish squatters so as to make it impossible to return the land to the Palestinians.

The dangerous Palestinian VIP class

Mahmoud Abbas's Israeli VIP permit

Jamal Kanj argues that to be taken seriously, Palestinian Authority officials should at least tear up their Israeli VIP passes and experience the full pain of the occupation, like ordinary Palestinian citizens.

Laying the foundation for Palestinian statehood

Palestinian statehood

Ruth Tenne says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation, fresh elections in the Palestinian territories, a progressive constitution and prosecuting Israel for war crimes must be prioritized if Palestinian statehood is to become reality.

War criminals by default

UN Security Council Five

Alan Hart argues that US President Barack Obama missed a golden opportunity to bring about peaceful change in Syria, and wonders whether he will miss another opportunity in the upcoming Geneva talks.

Stealing Palestine: interview with Richard Falk

Richard Falk

Stuart Littlewood interviews UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk on a wide range of subjects, from the “peace process”, to the two-state solution and the international community’s responsibility to protect in Palestine.

Palestinian lost opportunities

Mahmoud Abbas lost opportunities

Jamal Kanj says although the Palestinian leadership has been successful at condemning Israel and getting its crimes investigated, it chronically fails to turn its diplomatic gains into actual political advantage.

Appeasement dooms Palestinians to misery

Appeasement

Stuart Littlewood says the Palestinian Authority’s appeasement of Israel will yield only misery and land thefts, and stresses its past time for the Palestinians to take Israel to the International Criminal Court.

Israel’s nuclear weapons: a common sense reminder

As Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu desperately tries to pressure the United States into doing Israel’s dirty work in the Middle East, Sydney Hatchl writes to Redress Information & Analysis reminding readers