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Lawrence Davidson assesses the consequences of Binyamin Netanyahu’s re-election for Israelis, Palestinians and the US, arguing that, ultimately, the Palestinians may be the only beneficiaries and the Jews the biggest losers.
Alan Hart says Netanyahu’s election victory leaves Obama with two options: to compel Israel to do the right thing, or to allow it to take the region and the world to hell.
Lawrence Davidson warns activists against falling into the Zionist trap of assuming that Israel is identical with the Jewish people and that individual Jews cannot do other than support the Zionist state.
Alan Hart finds the key to understanding Binyamin Netanyahu in his father, Benzion Mileikowsky, an advocate of colonisation who believed the only way Israel could survive was "by killing all Arabs”.
Uri Avnery says by spiting President Obama in Congress Netanyahu may succeed in outflanking his opponents in Israel’s coming elections, but the price could be Israel’s lifeline – the alliance with Washington.
Nureddin Sabir examines Qatar’s policy of reliance on the USA and support for Islamism, and its media strategy, as represented by Aljazeera, which talks democracy to Westerners but espouses Islamism to Arabs.
With Israel turning to Asia to compensate for its loss of Western support, Jonathan Cook wonders how long it will be before it starts replying on a Chinese veto at the UN.
Alan Hart says Western foreign policy and repressive Arab and Muslim regimes are at the core of violent Islamic fundamentalism, and that Western leaders could change both, but they will not.