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Monday, December 11, 2017

India-Pakistan ‘Peace Process’ and Kashmir

"The current peace process has created a favourable atmosphere for trade and commerce reinforcing old and mutual links, pushing Kashmir to the periphery. But it has yet to reach to the levels of ultimate trust as both the countries have failed to build a consensus on the Kashmir issue and its ultimate solution."




DNC Unity Reform Commission

Battle for Democratic Party: After the Unity Reform Commission

With the Democratic Party's "Unity Reform Commission" now history, major political forces are entering a new stage of contention over the future of the...

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision: A Fatal and Fateful Blow

President Donald Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was irresponsible and dangerous for more reasons than I can count. Let me...
Jerusalem Cityscape

From Barak to Trump

EHUD BARAK has "broken the silence". He has published an article in The New York Times attacking our prime minister in the most abrasive...




Hunger in Nablus’ Old City

The Lies People Tell

"There is hardly the concept of reciprocity when it comes to the building of illegal Jewish settlements either. According to the Israeli rights organization Ir Amim, since the occupation and unilateral annexation of east Jerusalem in 1967, consecutive Israeli governments have expropriated over 30 percent of Palestinian land to build settlements. The unfortunate people whose land is now built up with red-roof all-Jewish neighborhoods have been subsequently squeezed into the constantly-diminishing areas left for Palestinians. They cannot build in Maaleh Adumim, or in Har Homa, both settlements built largely on Palestinian land. They have not even been compensated for the land that was stolen from them."

Enough is Enough

"That's why I say, "regrets are not enough." It is time for the U.S. to act decisively and make clear that the rights of its citizens come first and must be guaranteed. Enough is enough."