Middle East

Netanyahu Indictments May Amount To Nothing, His Real Crimes Go Unpunished

Netanyahu Indictments May Amount To Nothing, His Real Crimes Go Unpunished

March 2, 2019

Shir Hever discusses Netanyahu’s indictment for bribery, malfeasance in office and breach of public trust, as only a fraction of his crimes, his refusal to resign & his attack against the left & the media

Israeli Interference in British Politics: Targeted against Corbyn

Israeli Interference in British Politics: Targeted against Corbyn

February 25, 2019

Asa Winstanley discusses the coordinated incitement campaign against critical voices in the UK. On the same day that the Israeli lobby attacked Congresswoman Ilhan Omar in the U.S, British right-wing activists launched an attack on Human Rights Watch, and later on Jeremy Corbyn

Palestine and Rule of Power

Palestine and Rule of Power

February 24, 2019

Alaa Tartir discusses his new edited anthology: Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs. International Governance. A new look into how international aid and also the Palestinian security reform are mechanisms which are used to crush Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation

Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott, if Event Held in Israel (Pt 1/2)

Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott

February 21, 2019
Danielle Alma Ravitzki explains how the Israeli government uses the Eurovision song contest to whitewash and pinkwash its crimes against Palestinians. This year the contest will take place in Tel-Aviv, and artists from around the world are calling for a boycott
Warsaw: Fight Iran!

Warsaw Conference’s War with Iran Agenda, Met with Low Level Delegations from European Allies

February 17, 2019

Pompeo, Netanyahu urged Arab leaders to consolidate and prepare for war with Iran at Warsaw Conference. Europe sent low level delegations. A leaked video from the conference reveals that Arab leaders are ready to abandon solidarity with Palestinians. We speak with Vijay Prashad for analysis.

Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation? (1/2)

Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation?

February 17, 2019
Legislator Mustafa Barghouti discusses President Abbas’s dissolution of the Legislative Council, the attempt to alter the Paris Accords, and explores Palestinians’ life under double occupation. With Israeli elections approaching, the Palestinian leadership does not challenge Israeli political parties to take a position on the occupation
Support for Israel Divides Democrats, A Division Fomented by Republicans

Support for Israel Divides Democrats, A Division Fomented by Republicans

February 10, 2019

Republican Senator Marco Rubio pushes a pro-Israel agenda, while new and younger Democrats question US support for the right-wing government in Israel, says Israeli-American journalist Mairav Zonszein

Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar?

Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar?

February 1, 2019

Imad Al-Soos discusses the massive changes in the relationship between the Israeli government in Hamas in Gaza in the last months, and how Hamas’s new policies affect the lives of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip