Damaging Our Country from Wars of Choice

By Ralph Nader The drums of war are beating once again with the vanguard of U.S. bombers already over Iraq (and soon Syria) to, in…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More » /
Any new government that emerges from a national partnership must embrace resistance against the occupation. (Al Jazeera)

Donors will Fail Gaza again

By Nicola Nasser On 12 October, Cairo is due to host a conference, sponsored and chaired by Egypt and Norway, of international and Arab donors…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More » /
US government says that intervention is once again needed to improve and civilize the nation of Iraq. (

Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

By Kathy Kelly In January of 2004 I visited “Bucca Camp,” a U.S.-run POW camp named for a firefighter lost in the 2001 collapse of  New…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More » /
The US fears that any step to hold Israel accountable for crimes against humanity would ultimately incriminate the US. (WH)

US Guilty of War Crimes in Palestine

By Sam Bahour The U.S. is not a neutral mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; it is an active participant and is guilty of the crimes…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More » /
US experience in Iraq also taught us that its effort will only succeed in exacerbating an already difficult situation. (

Convenient Genocide: Another Failed War to Re-Arrange the Middle East

By Ramzy Baroud A few months ago, not many Americans, in fact Europeans as well, knew that a Yazidi sect in fact existed in northwest…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More » /
Victims from the Sabra and Shatilla massacre in Lebanon, Sep 1982, carried out by the Israeli army and their allies. (Reuters/file)

Jewish State and Islamic State, Like Breeds Like

By Ali Kazak Sixty-six years after the establishment of the “Jewish State” in the Middle East, the world is witnessing the establishment of an “Islamic…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /
Beit Ummar has a higher percentage of child detainees than anywhere else in Palestine. (

Beit Ummar: Heart of Darkness

By Stephen Williams The title of Joseph Conrad’s novel “Heart of Darkness” refers both to a geographical entity- colonial Congo in the 19th Century- and…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /

In the Desert – A Poem

By Nasser Barghouty By the sea under frightened skies of shone past and stolen tomorrows stands your heart alone by the damned shore to love…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /
The specter of discord once again hovers over Palestinian unity. (Via Aljazeera)

Palestinian Reconciliation at Crossroads

By Nicola Nasser President Mahmoud Abbas and the Fatah movement, which he commands, have unleashed a media campaign against Hamas and the resistance. If pressure…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More » /
Accidentally or by design or as a mixture of both, the US and its friends created IS.

Now Through the Front Door into Syria

By Jeremy Salt So finally the US gets what it wants, a war on Syria. Or should it be a war in Syria? Either way,…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More » /
Obama will reportedly 'declare war' on the Islamic State on September 10.

Islamic State and the American Way of War: The New Enemy Creation Process

By Steve Breyman What better gift for the War On Terror-Industrial-Complex (WOTIC) than the rapid rise and initial success of the Islamic State, formerly known…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More » /
Alleged ISIS Syrian Rebels Burn Palestinian Flag in Aleppo (YouTube)

ISIS and Israel Allies against a Palestinian State

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth An image speaks a thousand words – and that is presumably what Israel’s supporters hoped for with their latest ad…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More » /


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