Do the ‘Jewish People’ Worldwide Have a Legal Right to Self-Determination in Palestine?

By Rima Najjar For some time now, the discourse on Israel has been shifting from a place where Israeli “hasbara” disinformation had the upper hand no matter where one turned, to a place where Israeli criminal policies are more frankly discussed and the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), which is now championed by some […]

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Easternization – Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline – Book Review

Reviewed by Jim Miles (Easternization – Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline – From Obama to Trump and Beyond. Gideon Rachman. Other Press, New York. 2016.) While this book is not authored by a U.S. educated citizen, its arguments tend to have some of the same problems as the natural born authors have in arguing the […]

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Two Sides of the Palestinian Coin: Hunger Strike/Gaza

By Richard Falk The Palestinian hunger strike protesting Israeli prison conditions was suspended on May 27th after 40 days, at a time when many of the 1000 or so strikers were experiencing serious deteriorations of health, most were by then hospitalized, and the holy period of Ramadan about to commence creating continuity between the daytime […]

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Canadian Prime Minister Misleads on Zionism

By Yves Engler Our Prime Minister would like us to believe that the ideology that shaped Israel is designed to fight anti-Jewish prejudice. But, even when anti-Semitism was a significant political force in Canada, Zionism largely represented a chauvinistic, colonialist way of thinking. On Israel Independence Day earlier this month Justin Trudeau delivered a speech […]

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Netanyahu Exploits Manchester Bombing (VIDEO)

As the world pays tribute to those killed in the horrific attack in Manchester, UK, Israel has been quick to exploit the terrorist attack and use it to advance its narrative. Speaking ahead of visiting US President Donald Trump’s address at the Israel Museum, Netanyahu said: “Standing next to you, President Abbas condemned the horrific […]

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Fear as an Obstacle to Peace: Why Are Israelis Afraid?

By Ramzy Baroud Bat-Hen Epstein Elias’s long article on Iranian Jews is interesting. Parts of it, in fact, are heartwarming. Yet, despite the lack of any serious evidence, the story is entirely framed in the language of fear. Entitled, “All the Jews there live in fear that their telephones are tapped,” the story in ‘Israel […]

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