Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middle East for over 20 years. He is an internationally syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books, and the founder of

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Israel’s unprecedented collapse creates an opportunity for Palestinians

From its very onset, Israel constructed a brand for itself — a powerful gimmick that was predicated on two main pillars: democracy and stability.

September 18, 2023

Immediate action required to protect the children of Palestine

Israel kills Palestinian children as a matter of policy. This claim can easily be demonstrated and is supported by the findings of the latest Human Rights Watch report. The question is why?

September 04, 2023

Israel must not be allowed to divert attention from its crimes in Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Defense Minister Yoav Gallant have a complicated and often uneasy relationship, but they agree on one thing: Iran is behind Israel’s security problem.

August 28, 2023

Russia’s concessions to Israel should worry Palestinians

Since the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, a global cold war has also kicked in. As a strong ally of the US and the home of a massive constituency of Russian, Ukrainian and Eastern European Jews, it was only natural that Israel would be at the heart of the global conflict.

August 21, 2023

How China can make a difference in Israel-Palestine conflict

It is feasible that China will play an important role in mediating Middle Eastern conflicts. In fact, it already has. In the case of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, however, mediation is hardly the issue.

August 14, 2023

Pride, hope, betrayal: The story of Ain Al-Hilweh is the story of Palestine

Ain Al-Hilweh is known as the “Capital of Palestinian Shatat.”  

The term might not stir many emotions among those who do not fully understand, let alone experience, the harrowing existence of ethnic cleansing and perpetual exile — and the tremendous violence that followed. 

August 07, 2023