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The Israel Lobby's Growing Assault on Free Speech
Journalist and author Max Blumenthal talks about the growing BDS movement and the efforts to muzzle it

  April 11, 2016

Netanyahu's Strategy will Undermine Israel's Long-Term Security
Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the danger inherent in the U.S. aligning its interests entirely with Israel's and how American support is creating an untenable future for the state

  April 7, 2016

UN Human Rights Council Will Monitor Corporations Operating in Occupied Palestine
The UN vote to expose corporations profiting from Israeli occupation demonstrates shifting global opinion on settlements, says the Institute of Policy Studies' Phyllis Bennis

  March 28, 2016

The Modern Paris Commune: A Model for Social Revolution from Syrian Kurdistan (1/2)
Political expert Bilhan Tuncel urges international solidarity with Kurds, and says the bottom-up governing system in Rojava, or Western Kurdistan, is an important example of empowering a diverse population - E&B News with Kevin Boylan

  March 13, 2016

US Bombs ISIS in Libya, Allies Support ISIS in Libya
Pan-African News Wire Editor Abayomi Azikiwe says the U.S. is acting like the chief policeman of the region after it participated in the destruction of the Libyan state in 2011

  February 24, 2016

Saudi Plans for Syria Ground Invasion: Bluff or a Disaster in the Making?
Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay discuss the potential consequences of a Saudi-Turkish invasion of Syria, more likely aimed at Assad than ISIS and on a collision course with Russia (1/2)

  February 17, 2016

Arab Spring and Declining Oil Prices Drives Saudi Arabia's Reactionary Barbarism
Bilal Ahmed of Souciant.com says accusations of religious degeneracy and charges of heresy are at the heart of the executions, for they advance and protect the national narrative of Wahhabism

  January 10, 2016

Saudis Fan Flames of Sunni-Shi'a Strife Bred in Iraq Invasion
Jennifer Loewenstein says Saudi Arabia carried out the execution of Shi'a cleric Nimr al-Nimr in order to provoke a reaction from Iran, and are now using the embassy attack as an excuse to cut diplomatic ties

  January 7, 2016

Saudi Arabia Fueling Sectarianism to Destabilize the Region and Suppress Domestic Dissent (2/2)
Toby Craig Jones says Saudi Arabia is beholden to sectarian violence and it is not a stabilizing force in the Middle East

  January 7, 2016

Saudi Arabia Fueling Sectarianism to Destabilize the Region and Suppress Domestic Dissent (1/2)
Toby Craig Jones says Saudi Arabia is beholden to sectarian violence and it is not a stabilizing force in the Middle East

  January 5, 2016

Saudi Elections a Minor Concession to Internal Democratic Pressure
Professor Toby Jones says the Saudi elections won't affect the fundamental political order

  December 10, 2015

The Media's Skewed Portrayal of the Bombing in Beirut
Rania Masri and Vijay Prashad say the western media's reporting on the ISIS bombing in Lebanon is deeply racist and accepts the ISIS narrative by describing the southern Beirut neighborhood as a "Hezbollah bastion"

  November 13, 2015

Can Kerry Contain Netanyahu?
Samah Sabawi, Palestinian author and playwright says Palestinians are waking up to the reality of political separation and the system of an apartheid

  October 23, 2015

Netanyahu's Record on Inciting Violence Against Palestinians
Max Blumenthal, author of The 51-Day War: Resistance and Ruin in Gaza, says Netanyahu absolved Hitler of the final solution by placing the blame for the Holocaust on the Palestinians

  October 22, 2015

Israel Escalates Punitive Measures Against Palestinians in Jerusalem
Economist Shir Hever says more repression will not subdue the anger stemming from decades of occupation, but resistance could potentially undermine Israel's arms export industry and the state's practice of managing conflict without political compromise

  October 11, 2015

Another Weapons Deal Inked as Saudis Strike Yemen with US Bombs
Just Foreign Policy's Robert Naiman discusses Saudi King Salaman's meeting with President Obama

  September 5, 2015

Veolia Pulls Out of Israel
Electronic Intifada's Ali Abunimah says Veoila has lost billions due to the BDS movement

  September 1, 2015

Typhoid Outbreak Latest Catastrophe for Palestinians in Besieged Yarmouk Refugee Camp
Independent journalist Patrick Strickland says the international community is failing its duty to protect civilians displaced in the ongoing Syrian civil war

  August 21, 2015

Black Scholars and Activists Renew Palestinian Solidarity
Activist and journalist Kristien Bailey discusses a new letter signed by more than 1000 to support Palestinian liberation.

  August 20, 2015

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