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By Ramzy Baroud - Nov 21,2017
In a recent talk before Chatham House think tank in London, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approached the issue of a Palestinian state from an intellectual perspective.Before we think of establishing a Palestinian state, he mused, “it is time we reassessed whether
By Ramzy Baroud - Nov 14,2017
Whether the string of scandals now hounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads to his sacking or not matters little.Though nearly half of Israelis polled last July — well before the scandals took a much dirtier turn — believe that Netanyahu is corrupt, a ma
By Ramzy Baroud - Nov 07,2017
The postponing of an Israeli Knesset bill that would have annexed major illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank to the Jerusalem municipality is the result of behind-the-scenes US and, possibly, European pressure.
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 31,2017
Israeli footprints are becoming more apparent in the US security apparatus. Such a fact does not bode well for ordinary Americans.US Senate Bill S.720 should have been a wake-up call.
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 24,2017
The reconciliation agreement signed between rival Palestinian parties Hamas and Fateh in Cairo on October 12 was not a national unity accord — at least, not yet.For that to be achieved, the agreement would have to make the interests of the Palestinian people a priority, above fac
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 17,2017
To understand the United States’ stratagem in the Pacific, and against North Korea in particular, one has to understand the fundamental changes that are under way in that region. China’s clout as an Asian superpower and as a global economic powerhouse has been growing rapidl
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 10,2017
Some promises are made and kept; others disavowed. The “promise” made by Arthur James Balfour in what became known as the Balfour Declaration to the leaders of the Zionist Jewish community in Britain 100 years ago was only honoured in part: it established a state for the Jew
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 03,2017
The BDS movement (boycott, divestment and sanctions), was the outcome of several events that shaped the Palestinian national struggle and international solidarity with the Palestinian people following the second Intifada in 2000.Building on a decades-long tradition of civil disob
By Ramzy Baroud - Sep 26,2017
The nature of the rhetoric in US President Donald Trump’s first speech at the United Nations General Assembly was largely predictable.
By Ramzy Baroud - Sep 19,2017
There is a great irony in the fact that Israel is seeking a seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).Since its establishment atop the ruins of Palestinian cities and villages in 1948, Israel has had the most precarious relationship with the world’s largest international

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