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    Was Convicted Palestinian-American Rasmea Yousef Odeh Allowed a Fair Defense?
    Independent journalist Charlotte Silver discusses how the defense was blocked from including the role of torture and PTSD in her case

      November 12, 14

    Gaza News Roundup: The Mavi Marmara, Operation Protective Edge, and Dempsey
    IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis discusses the International Criminal Court's decision to not pursue a case against Israel for the Mavi Marmara incident; the Amnesty International Report on incidents during Operative Protective Edge; and U.S. General Martin Dempsey's defense of Israel's actions during that campaign

      November 10, 14

    Occupation and Settlements: The Roots of Unrest in Jerusalem
    Political economist Shir Hever discusses the economic and political conditions of Palestinians in Jerusalem, while IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis says U.S. and Israel will continue to cooperate in maintaining the occupation despite reports of a setback in relations

      November 9, 14

    Steven Salaita Wants his Job Reinstated at UIUC
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaigne rescinded Professors Steven Salaita's job over pro-Palestinian tweets sent out during Israel's war on Gaza this summer Salaita says he is waiting for a ruling on his case for reinstatement

      November 4, 14

    A Third Intifada on the Horizon?
    Journalist Max Blumenthal discusses the situation in Jerusalem and the reconstruction plans for Gaza

      November 2, 14

    Jerusalem and the Fate of Palestinians
    Israeli activist Jeff Halper says the recent tension and violence in Jerusalem is a product of defeated Palestinian political resistance and Israel's policy of Judaization

      November 2, 14

    Privatization, Occupation, and the Israeli Economy
    Political economist Shir Hever says recent plans to privatize struggling state-owned companies in Israel are hastened by the occupation of Palestinian territories

      October 13, 14

    Thousands of New Israeli Settlements Approved as Netanyahu Pledges Two-State Solution
    During a White House visit, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu ignore tough issues around Israeli-Gaza conflict while protestors demand Netanyahu be held accountable for war crimes

      October 3, 14

    Underestimating ISIS: An Indictment of Decades of Failed US Policy in the Middle East
    Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell, says the US military's failure to understand and adequately respond to ISIS underscores America's decades-long blunders in Iraq

      October 21, 14

    Palestinian Authority Has No Legitimacy to Govern in Gaza
    Electronic Intifada co-founder Ali Abunimah says Palestinians need to be able to rebuild independently of the neoliberal government in Ramallah

      October 3, 14

    New York Times Runs Ad Equating ISIS and Hamas
    Just Foreign Policy's Robert Naiman and TRNN's Lia Tarachansky respond to the argument that Hamas parallels ISIS

      October 3, 14

    Israel and Gaza Extend Ceasefire amid Last-Minute Attacks
    Max Blumenthal assesses the circumstances surrounding the cease-fire from Ramallah

      October 3, 14

    Falk: US Limits Ability of UN To Hold Israel Accountable for War Crimes
    Princeton University Professor Richard Falk discusses how the powers of the UN are limited since the United States sets the agenda

      October 3, 14

    Despite Renewed Attacks, Israel No Closer to Defeating Palestinian Resistance
    +972's Samer Badawi reports that Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza remain steadfast in their resistance of Israeli occupation, and UCLA's Gabriel Piterberg says that despite the escalating levels of violence, Israel is no closer to its goal of defeating Palestinian political and military resistance

      October 3, 14

    Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What's Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?
    Amnesty International's Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

      October 3, 14

    Foreign Oil Interests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Rise of ISIS
    Nafeez Ahmed and Antonia Juhasz say that the U.S. is using the possibility of Kurdish independence as a threat against the central government in Baghdad

      October 3, 14

    "A Tragic Mistake" To Not Explore Diplomacy With Hamas
    Richard Falk says the failure to treat Hamas as a legitimate political actor has impeded movement towards a sustainable peace with Israel

      October 3, 14

    Is the Control of Gaza's Offshore Gas Reserves a Factor in Israeli Military Operations?
    Nafeez Ahmed: As Israel's energy issues become more pronounced, repeated military incursions into Gaza show that dominating and exploiting its offshore gas reserves is an increasingly important issue

      October 3, 14

    Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza Extended but Talks Stall on Lifting Blockade
    Journalist Allison Deger explains what Israel and Hamas expect to achieve from the negotiations and why Israel continues to fear a unity agreement between Hamas and Fatah

      October 3, 14

    Gaza and the Silence of Mainstream African-American NGO's and Churches
    The Global African with Bill Fletcher, Jr. takes on the absence of condemnation for Israel's attack on Gaza - a production of Telesurtv.net/English

      October 3, 14

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