Articles If IS didn’t exist, many in the region would be keen on creating one.

What if ‘Islamic State’ Didn’t Exist?

By Ramzy Baroud What if the so-called Islamic State (IS) didn’t exist? In order to answer this question, one has to liberate the argument from…

Sep 30 2014 / Read More » /
'Some (lie) only when necessary, some do it often, some, like Netanyahu, do it as a rule.'

Netanyahu’s Chutzpa: Lying with a Smile

By Jamal Kanj I have followed the megalomaniac performance of Benjamin Netanyahu since he was Israel’s representative at the UN in the mid-1980s. I watched…

Sep 28 2014 / Read More » /
Obama and Congress are unable to choose diplomacy and humanitarian aid over war with ISIS. (WH)

Why Obama Must Bomb ISIS

By Steve Breyman Every national peace group (large and small, new and old, religious and secular) opposes Barack Obama’s war against ISIS in Iraq, and…

Sep 26 2014 / Read More » /

Sharmouta: Names Games in Israel

By Hatim Kanaaneh The Name Games are on in Israel. On the eve of the 5775 Jewish New Year the Israeli Population, Immigration and Border…

Sep 25 2014 / Read More » /
(Tamar Fleishman/PC)

The Girl with the Doll

By Tamar Fleishman The girl with the doll, her mother and her two sisters, one of which was burning up with fever and kept crying…

Sep 24 2014 / Read More » /
It was al-Karama (dignity) that forced Gaza to the streets in the First Palestinian Uprising.

Nakhwa without Borders: Gaza and the End of ‘Arab Gallantry’

By Ramzy Baroud On its own the Arabic word al-Nakhwa, means “gallantry.” Combined with the word “al-Arabiya” – “Arab gallantry” – the term becomes loaded…

Sep 24 2014 / Read More » /
Soldiers of Unit 8200. (Haaretz)

Israeli Refuseniks: Occupation’s Dark Underbelly Exposed

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth A letter signed by 43 veterans of an elite Israeli military intelligence unit declaring their refusal to continue serving the…

Sep 23 2014 / Read More » /
Israel demands returning Gaza to Abbas rule to accomplish what it failed to achieve in war. (Via Aljazeera)

Gaza: History May Repeat Itself!

By Hasan Afif El-Hasan Since the First World War, life of the Palestinians has been routinely impacted by wars, and unfortunately, they were always the…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More » /
It is delusional to believe Israel would honor its obligations under the ceasefire agreement.

Gaza’s Incremental Genocide

By Jamal Kanj It goes without saying that Gaza has taught the Israeli military a new lesson: the days of swift Israeli wars are over.…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More » /

Damaging Our Country from Wars of Choice

By Ralph Nader The drums of war are beating once again with the vanguard of U.S. bombers already over Iraq (and soon Syria) to, in…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More » /
Any new government that emerges from a national partnership must embrace resistance against the occupation. (Al Jazeera)

Donors will Fail Gaza again

By Nicola Nasser On 12 October, Cairo is due to host a conference, sponsored and chaired by Egypt and Norway, of international and Arab donors…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More » /
US government says that intervention is once again needed to improve and civilize the nation of Iraq. (

Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

By Kathy Kelly In January of 2004 I visited “Bucca Camp,” a U.S.-run POW camp named for a firefighter lost in the 2001 collapse of  New…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More » /


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