Palestine/Israel

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

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against Israel: How Effective Is It?

November 19, 2017

The Israeli government, which adopted a very aggressive counterstrategy, “likes to believe it is somehow winning the fight against BDS,” but that view is “quite delusional,” says Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti, who co-founded the BDS movement

22 Years After Rabin’s Murder, Israel Even Further From Peace

November 5, 2017

On the 22nd anniversary of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s murder by a far-right Israeli, journalist Gideon Levy says Israel has become even more hostile to a just peace — one that Rabin himself was never willing to offer

Trump Targets Hezbollah, and ISIS May Benefit

October 11, 2017

The Trump administration is offering a bounty on two Hezbollah leaders and making unfounded warnings of a potential attack by the group “on the homeland.” Author and Trinity College professor Vijay Prashad says the US targeting of Hezbollah may ultimately benefit groups like ISIS

Hamas and Fatah​ Meet in Gaza: Will They​ Strike a​ Unity​ Deal?

October 3, 2017

A number of regional changes have weakened Hamas, making the group more open to reconciliation with its Fatah rivals, says award-winning journalist Daoud Kuttab

The Real News on the Middle East

September 22, 2017
In his UN speech, Benjamin Netanyahu mentioned Iran 37 times but spoke about Palestine only twice, deflecting attention away from the occupation and giving Israel an external enemy, says Haaretz journalist Gideon Levy

Shir Hever on TRNN

August 29, 2017
Shir Hever examine privatization of security which undermines Israel’s racial policies