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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.