Gulf States

Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders

Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders

January 26, 2019

Shir Hever says Netanyahu is abusing his image as a protector of the Jewish people, and cuts deals with far-right and anti-Semitic heads of state, absolving them of their racism towards Jews in exchange for their superficial support for the State of Israel. All this, to win the upcoming Israeli elections

Saudi Arabia’s Unholy Alliance with Israel

February 21, 2018

Scholar As’ad AbuKhalil says Saudi Arabia is a strategic partner of the U.S. and Israel, promoting Zionism though its powerful media while increasing its hostility to Iran

US & Iran Relations

November 14, 2013
Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

The “enduring” occupation of Iraq

October 15, 2013
A close look at who’s behind the increase in sectarian violence in Iraq

Bennis: There is No Military Solution to Syria

August 27, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: US policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization

Mismeasuring Our Economy: Why the GDP is Not Useful

July 8, 2013

The GDP is the most commonly cited economic metric but it doesn’t tell us what we need to know

Kerry Offers $4 Billion for Palestinians to Restart Peace Negotiations

May 1, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Kerry’s offer may appeal to Palestinian elite but will not alter the basic demands of the Palestinian people

Youth Will Pay the Price of Austerity

March 27, 2013
Pt2. Stephanie Seguino: Elites profit from “smaller” government while youth unemployment soars