Tag Archives: USA

“Being There” – Why Palestinians and Israelis should be worried about Trump’s presidency

Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Uri Avnery says everyone who cares about justice in the Middle East should be worried about Trump – “a totally self-absorbed narcissist” aided by Jared Kushner, a Zionist champion of “the most fanatical elements” in Israel. Read more [...]

Palestine: the international community screws up, again

US-Israel blood-soaked handshake Stuart Littlewood relates the present Arab-Israeli conflict to the Western powers’ drafting of UN Resolution 242, whose deceitful wording allows Israel to argue that it does not have to return all the land it stole in the 1967 war. Read more [...]

Think that 2016 was a tough year for Saudi Arabia? Wait till you see 2017

A worried looking King Salman James Dorsey looks ahead to a probable bleak year for an economically-stressed Saudi Arabia where a reassessment of US foreign policy in the Middle East and the Gulf seems set to add to its setbacks in Syria, Yemen, Lebanon and Egypt. Read more [...]

How does it feel being interfered with, America?

US regime change Stuart Littlewood highlights the irony of Americans complaining about alleged Russian meddling in their elections when the US and its UK ally seem to have set themselves regime change as a standard foreign policy goal. Read more [...]

Watch: “And now the latest news from Aleppo from the BBC…”

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Delegitimising Israel: Nobody does it better than the Israelis themselves

Israel's self-delegitimisation Stuart Littlewood laments the double standards of the UK and US which stifle debate of Israel and forced academics to relocate a conference on Israel to Ireland after repeated censorship by Southampton University. Read more [...]

Save our planet: Worldwide air pollution is making us ill

Industrial pollution Graham Peebles highlights the magnitude of the problem of air pollution that is poisoning many people, especially the poor, and underlines the fact that the responsibility for resolving it lies with each one of us. Read more [...]

US reactions to the death of Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro Lawrence Davidson explains why Americans of Cuban descent celebrated the death of Fidel Castro, and why American conservatives are unable to comprehend the historical facts behind the evolution of Castro’s regime. Read more [...]

What is behind the conflicts in the Arab world?

Supporters of Syria's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front demonstrating James Dorsey examines some of the key fundamental issues behind the conflicts and disintegration that have been wracking the Middle East and North Africa especially since the onset of the Arab Nightmare in 2011. Read more [...]

Human Rights Watch and FIFA test Middle East fallout of Trump’s election

Donald Trump in front of the Israeli flag James Dorsey assesses the political significance of a request by Human Rights Watch for the UN Commissioner for Human Rights to include world football body FIFA in a registry of enterprises that do business with Israeli settlements on the West Bank. Read more [...]