Juan Cole

‘And Poof!’: The Moment ‘The Peace Process’ Died

‘And Poof!’: The Moment ‘The Peace Process’ Died

JUAN COLE: Israel reneged on its promises, Kerry called them out and then all hell broke loose.

 Juan Cole

‘Racist’: The Report Israel Doesn’t Want You to Read

‘Racist’: The Report Israel Doesn’t Want You to Read

BEN WHITE, INFORMED COMMENT: The U.N. has just published a report which is a damning indictment of its treatment of non-Jewish citizens

 Mondoweiss

Price Tag Attacks: Are They Israel’s New ‘Matkot’?

Price Tag Attacks: Are They Israel’s New ‘Matkot’?

IRA GLUNTS, MONDOWEISS: There’s another good reason to support BDS – the increasing prevalence of planned vandalism against Palestinians

 Ramzy Baroud

‘Where’s AIPAC?’: Bewildered US Senators Await Instruction

‘Where’s AIPAC?’: Bewildered US Senators Await Instruction

RAMZY BAROUD: There are a lot of confused people sitting in Washington waiting to hear how they should keep Israel happy.

 James M. Dorsey

Bigotry and Racism: The Ugly Face of Israeli Soccer

Bigotry and Racism: The Ugly Face of Israeli Soccer

JAMES DORSEY: It’s a depressing story that only seems to worsen by the day – racism in Israeli soccer is blight on its society.

 Ramzy Baroud

BDS: Are We at Palestine’s ‘South Africa Moment’?

BDS: Are We at Palestine’s ‘South Africa Moment’?

RAMZY BAROUD: The attack on Roger Water’s recent comments are indicative of panic within the Israeli anti-BDS community

 Ramzy Baroud

‘The Arab Homeland’: Why Does the Phrase Embarrass?

‘The Arab Homeland’: Why Does the Phrase Embarrass?

RAMZY BAROUD: With the music of JJ Cale in my head I’ve had time to think while traveling through Switzerland

 Jonathan Cook

Advantage Israel: The Gains Made By ‘Removing’ Arafat

Advantage Israel: The Gains Made By ‘Removing’ Arafat

JONATHAN COOK; It’s looking increasingly likely that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium. So what’s been the result of his ‘removal’?

 Ramzy Baroud

A Convincing Palestinian Narrative: There Isn’t One

A Convincing Palestinian Narrative: There Isn’t One

RAMZY BAROUD: An hour spent flipping between two Palestinian TV channels made it abundantly clear how Palestinians are missing a clear story about their present and future

 Jonathan Cook

‘Oil in the West Bank’: Guess Who’s Claiming It?

‘Oil in the West Bank’: Guess Who’s Claiming It?

JONATHAN COOK: It’s clear that Israeli policy is to ensure that any possibility of a future Palestinian state being economically viable remains very remote

 Jonathan Cook

Secrecy, Foot-Dragging, Frustration: ‘Peace Process Going Nowhere’

Secrecy, Foot-Dragging, Frustration: ‘Peace Process Going Nowhere’

JONATHAN COOK: We’re stumbling towards a conclusion with which the Israeli authorities would be very happy – a stalled process with the potential added extra of a Palestinian walkout

 Ramzy Baroud

The Plan To ‘Capture Gaza’ Is Nearing Critical Point

The Plan To ‘Capture Gaza’ Is Nearing Critical Point

RAMZY BAROUD: The ‘pampered men’ of the PNA are in no hurry to take on a ‘national liberation project’. The attack on Gaza continues.

 mai abdul rahman

Twenty Years On: The Lies We Are Still Told

Twenty Years On: The Lies We Are Still Told

MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The hope has long since disappeared. Since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin Israel has pursued a relentless course.

 Ramzy Baroud

Gaza and Ramallah, Apart: Fragmentation of Identity

Gaza and Ramallah, Apart: Fragmentation of Identity

RAMZY BAROUD: The physical distance between Gaza and Ramallah belies the significant issues surrounding Palestinian identity today.

 Juan Cole

‘Inhumanity’, Not ‘Sexting’, Is Anthony Weiner’s Real Problem

‘Inhumanity’, Not ‘Sexting’, Is Anthony Weiner’s Real Problem

JUAN COLE: Weiner’s been caught out again. The really big deal about him though is his unwavering support for virulently anti-Palestinian policies

 Mondoweiss

‘Let’s Talk About Talking. And Just Keep on Building’

‘Let’s Talk About Talking. And Just Keep on Building’

MARC ELLIS, MONDOWEISS: Don’t expect anything of substance from the proposed meetings between Israeli and Palestinian ‘negotiators’.

 Ramzy Baroud

Palestinian Division: It’s Real, It’s Deep, It’s Destructive

Palestinian Division: It’s Real, It’s Deep, It’s Destructive

RAMZY BAROUD: In spite of all of the talk about unity among Palestinians the fissures that divide Hamas and Fatah supporters are too deep

 Ramzy Baroud

Gaza Is ‘Paying a Heavy Price’ For Egypt’s Political Turmoil

Gaza Is ‘Paying a Heavy Price’ For Egypt’s Political Turmoil

RAMZY BAROUD: Gazans rejoiced when their neighbours in Egypt experienced freedom. The consequences for Gaza of two years’ revolution in Egypt though are dire

 Mondoweiss

Guilt, Responsibility and a Special Relationship: Why Palestine’s Vital

Guilt, Responsibility and a Special Relationship: Why Palestine’s Vital

SAM BAHOUR, MONDOWEISS: There are three essential reasons why the fate of Palestine is a matter for global concern.

 M.-Lynx-Qualey

PalFest 2013: Beyond ‘the Crisis Narrative’ To Art & Experiment

PalFest 2013: Beyond ‘the Crisis Narrative’ To Art & Experiment

M. LYNX-QUALEY: The organisers of this year’s Palestine Lit Fest have decided to ignore, as much as possible, the physical barriers separating Palestinians

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