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Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

January 11, 2014
Ariel Sharon came to power as a cunning politician, running as a ‘security’ candidate during the second intifada, and forming the Kadima party to appear ‘centrist’ when compared to Likud

Syria Crisis Serves Fear-Mongering Inside Israel

September 3, 2013

Shir Hever: The Israeli military industrial complex rakes profits from preparations for a confrontation with Syria, while social problems and the occupation remain unaddressed

Peace Talks Resume Between Israel and the Palestinians, But Little Hope of Imminent Breakthrough

August 1, 2013

Phyllis Bennis and Shir Hever discuss the timing of the talks, U.S and European interests in resuming them, and the imbalanced power between the negotiating sides

Israel is an Example of an Economy Hijacked by Military-security Interests

July 28, 2013

Although the U.S has the world’s largest military industrial complex, Israel has the largest ratio of its economy dedicated to the military and security industry

Israel and the Palestinian Government Agree to Return to Negotiations

July 23, 2013

A unique combination of pressures pushed the two leaderships to agree to a resumption of negotiations, but the prospects of the talks remains grim

EU ‘Hypocritical’ in Declaring Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

July 22, 2013

Shir Hever: Europe Union declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization but does not give similar designation to Israel

Bedouins in Israel

July 21, 2013
In order to Judify the Naqab, the south of Israel, Israel initiates a unilateral plan to confiscate Bedouin land. Most of the Israeli public remains indifferent

‘Earthquake’ for Israel: EU To Halt Support For Illegal Settlements

July 16, 2013

Shir Hever: European Union announces restrictions for funding Israeli colonies; Israeli government in panic because every aspect of Israel’s economy and society could be affected by the EU decision

UK Document Reveals Unexpected Customers for Israeli Arms

July 11, 2013

Israeli Ministry of Defense denies selling weapons to the rival of India, one of Israel’s biggest customer for weapons. UK also concerned that Israel buys its weapons for internal repression