Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem are considered illegal under international law, but Netanyahu’s hawkish government – which includes far-right radicals – has insisted on expanding the settlements to the detriment of the Palestinian population.
When we consider what might have been, we may weep for the innocents slaughtered in the fulfillment of the Zionist dream that took America to war against Iraq, and Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and Syria,
Israel is demanding an immediate US supported counter-offensive consistent with the demands made by US Senators John McClain and Lindsay Graham.
by Laurent Guyénot
Exactly fifty years ago a crucial episode took place in the history of “U.S. democracy”; an epic struggle whose outcome would influence the future of the entire world. Guyénot Laurent revisits those events and throws light on the grave issues at stake.
by Richard Falk
What has the Palestinian Authority to gain by entering into negotiations with an unabashedly expansionist and settler oriented Israeli government?