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...

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...

Pain and Hope of the People of Kashmir

The people of Kashmir continue to be deprived of their inalienable right of self-determination, which is enshrined in the resolutions of the United Nation...

SC verdict on Assam GP Certificate is historic, but hold on…

The supreme court of India has allowed on 5 December 2017, certificates issued by Gram Panchayat (GP) or executive magistrate to be used as...

Netanyahu ditches US Jews for alliance with Christian evangelicals and the...

For decades most American Jews have claimed an "Israel exemption": resolutely progressive on domestic issues, they are hawks on their cherished cause. Racism they...

How I Became a Peace Activist

When I was teaching myself how to write, when I was about 20 to 25, I churned out (and threw out) all kinds of...

Mayor’s Annual Christmas Parade Celebrates 45th Birthday

The Mayor's Annual Christmas Parade, a gala event, was launched, in Hampden, (Hon), Baltimore, Maryland, on Sunday afternoon (12.03.17). The weather was sunny and...

Recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will destroy the chances...

Recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and/or relocating the U.S. embassy to it is a supreme provocation that will destroy the chances for...

Arab, Turkish and Iranian Opinions on Regional Conflicts

Most Arabs have little confidence in the Trump Administration's ability to solve the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and many have lost hope that a resolution is...

What We’re Supposed to Think

We're supposed to think that the United States is threatened for no reason by irrational subhuman monsters arising out of the less important bits...

King and Emperor

ZIONISM IS an anti-Semitic creed. It was so right from the beginning. Already the founding father, Theodor Herzl, a Viennese writer, penned some pieces with...

The Irish Border

History never leaves Ireland alone. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries the lethal alliance of the Conservative Party in Britain and the...

FAILED: Foreign Policy as We Know It

The Stop the War Coalition has just published a short summary of what’s wrong with the foreign policy, going through a partial list of...

Volunteers create worlds

A world created is one that begins with a path taken by an individual who gives time, energy, thought and care without personal material...

Palestinians: Victims of an Unjust United States Law

Imagine that you are a victim of a violent crime or theft but are forbidden from reporting it because Congress has passed a law...

Hariri shelves his resignation: conditional good news for Lebanon

A sigh of relief in Lebanon: On November 22 Prime Minister Saad Hariri put on hold his November 4th resignation in a cabinet which...

Palestine’s Demand: Suspend Israel’s “Free Passage”

A recent protest action by Palestinians outside the South African mission in Ramallah, conveyed a forthright and damning message: "Why have you dumped us?...

A different kind of Tweet

"The president has absolute authority, unilateral power to order the use of nuclear weapons," said Bruce Blair. The nuclear codes are "the length of...

A Terrible Thought

SUDDENLY, A terrible thought struck me. What if Avi Gabbay really believes what he is saying? Impossible. He cannot really believe all those things. No,...