Articles Condoleeza Rice 'new Middle East' if finally here. (CODEPINK)

Welcome to the ‘New’ Middle East

By Jeremy Salt – Ankara, Turkey The ‘birth pangs’ of which Condoleeza Rice spoke in 2006 during Israel’s onslaught on Lebanon have finally produced her…

Aug 26 2014 / Read More » /
Some Arabs wish to see Israel crush any semblance of Palestinian resistance. (Video footage still)

Fearing Political Islam: Why Arabs Betrayed Gaza

By Ramzy Baroud Ask any Arab ruler, and they will tell you of the great sacrifices their countries have made for Palestine and the Palestinians.…

Aug 26 2014 / Read More » /

Israeli War on Gaza: Deafening Silence of the World

By Dr. Siri Gamage – Armidale, Australia On again and off again ceasefires, rocket launches, bombings and killings involving Israel and Gaza dominate television news…

Aug 25 2014 / Read More » /
Qalandiya checkpoint. (Tamar Fleishman/Palestine Chronicle)

All the Masks Have been Removed

By Tamar Fleishman During each and every one of the Fridays on the Ramadan month, the authorities of the Israeli occupation implement rules for the…

Aug 25 2014 / Read More » /
'We are coming.' (Free Gaza Movement)

Six Years Ago We Sailed into Gaza

By Free Gaza Movement In August 2008, our two ramshackle boats, Free Gaza and Liberty, were hiding out somewhere in the Mediterranean, battling mechanical problems…

Aug 23 2014 / Read More » /

Before Our Eyes – A Poem

By Ramona Wadi membrane mired in melancholy seizing silent slivers of stone escaping the eruption of missiles divesting eyes of light a distorted symphony of…

Aug 22 2014 / Read More » /

Can Happen Down Under

By Denis A. Conroy – Ballarat, Australia Where is Australian multiculturalism going? Are we to remain a subaltern people, too remote in every sense from…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More » /
Israel’s argument that it was “defending itself” cannot be a sufficient excuse. (

Gaza Changed Everything: Things Cannot Stay the Same after Israeli Genocide

By Ramzy Baroud After every bloody episode of violence perpetrated by Israel, media spin doctors are often deployed with one grand mission: to absolve Israel…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More » /
Palestinian political 'unity' requires an operating political system. (Via Aljazeera)

Palestinian Party unity is No Substitute for a Political System

By Sam Bahour Palestinian “unity”—reconciling tensions between Hamas and Fatah—is being revered as the foundation that can extract Gaza from the misery wrought upon it…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More » /
Only serious outside pressure on Israel to accede to reasonable Palestinian demands. (Safa/ps/Flicker)

Breaking the Gaza Stalemate

By John V. Whitbeck After the breakdown in the six-day “pause” to permit negotiations on a long-term Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire and the resumption of Israel’s onslaught…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More » /
Tear gas in Bil’in. (Supplied)

From Gaza to Brazil: Stop Financing Drones That Kill Our Children

By Haidar Eid – Gaza As I write this, bombs are falling around us. Electricity is severely restricted and water is hardly available. The loud…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More » /

Violence and Western Civilization

By Ron Forthofer Israel’s slaughter of over 1900 Palestinians in Gaza, by far and away most of whom were civilians, got me thinking about Western…

Aug 14 2014 / Read More » /


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