Shattering Israel’s Image

Alon Ben-Meir Dr. Alon Ben Meir is a professor and Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs and Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute. Dr. Ben-Meir is an expert on Middle East politics and affairs, specializing in international negotiations and conflict resolution. In the past seventeen years, Ben-Meir has been directly […]

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Jonathan Cook: Israelis rattled by search for truth about the Nakba

First ‘truth commission’ avoids issue of reconciliation as veteran Israeli fighters due to confess to 1948 war crimes Middle East Eye Tuesday 9 December 2014 22:06 GMT NAZARETH, Israel – The first-ever “truth commission” in Israel, to be held on Wednesday, will feature confessions from veteran Israeli fighters of the 1948 war who are expected […]

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Robert Fisk: Peshawar school attack: Massacre of the innocents in Pakistan born of ambivalence towards Taliban

Army and security police have wavered between backing and attacking the group Tuesday 16 December 2014 It was a massacre of the innocents. Every report must admit this – because it’s true. But it is not the whole truth. The historical and all-too-real connections between the Pakistan army, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) security police and […]

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Hamas deputy leader: Ties patched up with Iran

The Jerusalem Post By REUTERS \ 12/17/2014 GAZA – Hamas and Iran have repaired a close political and military relationship frayed by the Syrian civil war, the Palestinian Islamist group’s deputy leader said on Wednesday. Patching up ties with Tehran could ease Hamas’s financial and political isolation. Israel has been blockading the Gaza Strip, while […]

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Israeli troops forcibly abduct two crying 10-year old children

IMEMC Thursday December 18, 2014 – 02:38 The Christian Peacemaker Team in Hebron videotaped an incident on Wednesday morning in which two small children are grabbed and held by soldiers. As the boys begin to cry and shake, multiple relatives attempt to intervene, but the soldiers end up abducting the children in an unmarked van. […]

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Jonathan Cook: The US Feels the Heat on Palestine Vote at UN — The Statehood Bid

Jonathan Cook won the Martha Gellhorn Special Prize for Journalism. His latest books are “Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East” (Pluto Press) and “Disappearing Palestine: Israel’s Experiments in Human Despair” (Zed Books). His website is www.jonathan-cook.net. Nazareth. Counterpunch December 16, 2014 The floodgates have begun […]

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Why the war on ISIS will fail

Nafeez Ahmed Nafeez Ahmed PhD, is an investigative journalist, international security scholar and bestselling author who tracks what he calls the ‘crisis of civilization.’ He is a winner of the Project Censored Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for his Guardian reporting on the intersection of global ecological, energy and economic crises with regional geopolitics and […]

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