Middle East politics

Reality Asserts Itself - Andy Shallal

March 28, 2014
Mr. Shallal says at the local level is where you can make a change. It’s very hard to expect change on the national level.

Egypt

March 24, 2014
Journalist Mohamed Elmeshad says that hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death for a single death while many police officers still remain on trial for over a thousand killed during the Egyptian Revolution

Where are the Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Media?

March 2, 2014

While Palestinian citizens make up 20% of Israel’s population they are only covered 2% on prime time news. Part of the reason why lies in who reports the news.

Reality Asserts Itself - Rania Masri

September 25, 2013
In this last segment of Reality Asserts Itself with Rania Masri, Paul Jay asks why she considers Israel the “enemy” state; the one state solution; and the possibility of a new political leadership amongst the Palestinians

Religious Fundamentalism Growing in Gaza

May 6, 2013

Hamas is under extreme pressure from small Salafi extremist groups to impose Islamic and Sharia law

Wilkerson: Why Hagel is a Good Choice

January 29, 2013

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: Hagel’s nomination for Sec. of Defense is opposed by those who believe that American military power should be used almost as the sole instrument of American policy

Third Presidential Debate 2012

October 22, 2012
Vijay Prashad and Lawrence Wilkerson comment on Presidential debate on US foreign policy