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Jewish American Explains Why She Supports Palestine and BDS

June 25, 2018

CODEPINK organizer Ariel Gold discusses with TRNN’s Ben Norton why she supports BDS and the movement for Palestinian rights: “The actions of the state of Israel do not represent my values as an American Jew.”

Argentine Soccer Team Cancels Match With Israel Over Gaza Killings

June 7, 2018

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement enjoyed its greatest success when Argentina’s national soccer team decided to cancel its friendly match against Israel’s national team, in protest against the recent killings of protesting Palestinians. We speak to the award-winning Palestinian journalist Daoud Kuttab

Jerusalem Move Caters to Trump's Base of Bigots

Trump’s Jerusalem Move Caters to Religious Extremists

May 16, 2018

The opening ceremony of the US Embassy in Jerusalem featured billionaire Sheldon Adelson and prominent far-right evangelical Christian leaders John Hagee and Robert Jeffress. Journalists Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen discuss the alliance between Trump, Netanyahu, and far-right extremists in both the US and Israel

Privatizing US Foreign Policy

February 27, 2018

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s offer to pay for moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem represents the privatization of U.S. foreign policy, says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies

Pence Speech Fuels Conflict Between Israel and Palestine

January 22, 2018

Pence’s speech to the Knesset praised Israel’s democracy while Palestinian members of parliament were forcibly removed for expressing their views, says TRNN correspondent Shir Hever

Trump’s ‘Criminal’ Jerusalem Move Could Backfire

December 7, 2017

By recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moving the US embassy there, President Trump is catering to the US right-wing while risking a new revolt against his Middle East agenda, says journalist and scholar Rami Khouri

Trump Plans to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

November 28, 2017

Max Blumenthal and Paul Jay on Mike Pence’s announcement that Donald Trump is actively planning to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, going against decades of US policy

Shir Hever on TRNN

September 7, 2017
TRNN’s Shir Hever says the eviction of a family in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah is part of a larger Israeli strategy to displace Palestinians, but it could inadvertently set a precedent for hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who lost their homes in 1948

Trump’s Position on Jerusalem Puts Him on the Side of the Settler Movement

September 27, 2016

Despite Trump being wrong on the Iran deal, the US congress is more likely to derail it than his potential presidency, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

In Wake of Murders, Israel Considers More Settlements and Strikes on Gaza

July 2, 2014

Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah and TRNN’s Lia Tarachansky describe Israeli media coverage and the political rhetoric surrounding the Palestinian teen’s murder