Although the genocide of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar has gathered greater media attention in recent months, there is no indication that the international community is prepared to act in any meaningful way, thus leaving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded in border camps betwe
January 29, 2018
On Jan. 15, millions of Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day. His famous “I Have a Dream” speech was repeated numerous times in media outlets as a reminder of the evil of racism, which is being resurrected in a most pronounced way in American society.
January 22, 2018
Hardly a day passes without a prominent Israeli politician or intellectual making an outrageous stateme
January 15, 2018
There is a real — but largely concealed — conflict taking place throughout the African continent. It involves the United States, a reinvigorated Russia and a rising China, and the outcome is likely to define the future of the continent and its global outlook.
January 09, 2018
The Israeli government is planning a series of measures aimed at fully denying Palestinians their legal rights in Jerusalem and precluding any peace settlement based on sharing the city between Israel and a future Palestinian state.
January 03, 2018
The year 2017 will be remembered as the one in which the so-called “peace process,” at least in its American formulation, ended. And with its demise, the political framework that has been the foundation for US foreign policy in the Middle East has also collapsed.
December 25, 2017
Within hours of Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant, allegedly detonating a pipe bomb in New York City on Dec. 11, severely injuring himself and wounding four others, a most comprehensive official and media narrative emerged.
December 18, 2017
Now that the American mask has completely slipped, Palestinians require an urgent rethink in their own political priorities, alliances and national liberation strategy.
December 12, 2017
Pope Francis lost a historic opportunity to truly set his legacy apart from his predecessors. Alas, for him too, political expediency trumped all else. In his visit to Myanmar on Nov. 27, he refrained from using the word “Rohingya.”
December 05, 2017
On Nov. 18, just days before the 50th anniversary of UN Resolution 242, the US State Department took its first step toward severing its ties with the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO).
The timing of this decision could not be any more profound.
November 28, 2017