Added on 02/11/2013
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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
Added on 23/10/2013
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JONATHAN COOK: It seems to have fallen under the radar of the news-reporting community but some very unpleasant campaigning has been going on in this week’s elections
Added on 17/10/2013
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JAMES M. DORSEY: It’s clear that Washington has embarked on a major re-alignment of its strategic resources in the Middle East.
Added on 10/10/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: The ‘pampered men’ of the PNA are in no hurry to take on a ‘national liberation project’. The attack on Gaza continues.
Added on 09/10/2013
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JUAN COLE: Binyamin Netanyahu’s observations on Iranian jeans-wearing provoked much mirth but the two countries have a lot in common.
Added on 04/10/2013
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JONATHAN COOK: It is written by Palestinians, stars Palestinians and is funded entirely by Palestinian money. Welcome to ‘Omar’.
Added on 26/09/2013
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NASEEM TARAWNAH: It’s curious watching while other countries decide what to do with the place where you live.
Added on 17/09/2013
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MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The hope has long since disappeared. Since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin Israel has pursued a relentless course.
Added on 09/09/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: Israel has consistently tried to mould Palestinian leaders in its ideal image. In Mahmoud Abbas they have an unqualified success
Added on 05/09/2013
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MONDOWEISS: As the vote in Congress nears there is one group of ‘cheerleaders for war’ who are working particularly hard.
Added on 19/08/2013
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RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: We’re betting on the forces of the past over the forces of the future. We’d rather be on the side of the strong (for now) than on the side of the right.
Added on 31/07/2013
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JONATHAN COOK: He’s will not let Israelis forget about the impact that their occupation has on everyday Palestinian life.
Added on 27/07/2013
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MONDOWEISS: The Israeli authorities certainly made the most of American R&B singer Alicia Keys recent visit to their country.
Added on 26/07/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: Prepare yourself for cliche, ‘grin and grip’ photo opportunities and nothing of susbtance – here comes the so-called ‘Negotiation Process’
Added on 25/07/2013
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JUAN COLE: Weiner’s been caught out again. The really big deal about him though is his unwavering support for virulently anti-Palestinian policies
Added on 24/07/2013
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COMMON GROUND NEWS: The recruitment of newly qualified Arab-Israeli teachers will help drive shared citizenship initiatives
Added on 21/07/2013
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MARC ELLIS, MONDOWEISS: Don’t expect anything of substance from the proposed meetings between Israeli and Palestinian ‘negotiators’.
Added on 17/07/2013
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MONDOWEISS: The decision of the EU to ban all EU funding of projects in the occupied territories has certainly caught the Israeli government napping.
Added on 15/07/2013
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LINDA ABDUL AZIZ MENUHIN, CGNEWS: An initiative that brings young Palestinians and Israelis together for group singing has been embraced by both communities
Added on 13/07/2013
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JONATHAN COOK: It’s time to end the mealy-mouthed, legalistic description of what Israel is imposing on Palestinians. Their treatment has a name, let’s use it.