Tag Archives: USA

Prospect of endless disarray dooms UK’s Labour Party

Labour's Trident disarray The fear is that Corbyn's brave new

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.

Wars, refugees and the complete lack of leadership everywhere

Alan Kurdi Alan Hart reflects on the failure of leadership by US President Obama to effectively deal with the Syrian catastrophe at the time when a little common sense politics could have led to a peaceful solution.

Who is fighting the war on terror?

Russia, Syria and Iran flags Lawrence Davidson explains why the US government and media are silent on their Israeli and Saudi allies’ support for America’s enemies, Al-Qaeda and Islamic State, and why Washington opposes Russia’s efforts to help Syria’s fight against these Islamist terrorists.

Netanyahu aims his WMD at Obama

Netanyahu and the US Republicans Jonathan Cook argues that as Binyamin Netanyahu faces defeat in trying to block President Obama’s deal with Iran, his aim now may be to clear the path into the White House next year for a Republican president.

Jewish communal upheaval

Jewish communal upheaval Lawrence Davidson examines the detrimental effects of Israel’s insistence that it is the national embodiment of the Jewish people on US Jews and Jewish bodies, many of which stigmatise any Jew who publicly criticises Israel.

The Iran agreement and Israel’s claim to speak for the Jews 

US Jews on Iran deal Lawrence Davidson says the fact that Jews in the United States are divided over the Iran nuclear deal undermines the myth that all Jews are united behind and synonymous with Zionist Israel.

Binyamin Netanyahu, the magician’s apprentice

Binyamin Netanyahu's Iran obsession Uri Avnery examines Binyamin Netanyahu’s blunders – his fumbling with Iran’s non-existent nuclear bomb, his attempts to play off Hamas against the Palestinian mainstream – and concludes that the man is a fool.

Peace and the ideology of greed and division

Neo-liberal greed Graham Peebles argues that conflict and war, and the infrastructure servicing these – the military-industrial complex and the arms trade – are deeply ingrained in the currently dominant paradigm: neo-liberalism and market fundamentalism.

Donald Trump: the man and his followers

Donald Trump Lawrence Davidson explains how Donald Trump’s speech making abilities, willingness to play fast and loose with the facts and affinity for the crowd has struck a chord with America’s permanently disaffected citizens.