World Politics

Germany Plans To Arm Drones Under Cover Of COVID-19 Crisis

May 4, 2020

Peace groups in Germany are alarmed that the German defense ministry is planning to arm drones while the legally-required debate can’t be held under the COVID-19 shutdown.

Labour Party Plot Against Corbyn Revealed

April 28, 2020

Newly-elected leader Keir Starmer promised to investigate the evidence that senior party members actively undermined Jeremy Corbyn, even at the cost of weakening Labour in the general election.

The Joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Ceremony

April 27, 2020

Co-hosted by Combatants for Peace and the Parents Circle – Families Forum. Co-sponsored by over sixty peace organizations and religious institutions around the world Anat Marinin and Ahmed Aljaafri – Bereaved Israeli sister, Anat, who lost her two brothers, Pinchas (Pinka) and Yair, during the Yom Kippur War will hold a conversation with bereaved Palestinian,…

Has The Coronavirus Crisis Softened Hamas?

April 27, 2020

The Gaza Strip lacks protective gear, clean water, and ventilators, putting immense pressure on Hamas to sign a ceasefire agreement with Israel. But the Israeli side isn’t as eager to make a deal.

Israelis Cheer Palestinian Party Leader Ayman Odeh At Rally Against Netanyahu Coalition Government

April 24, 2020

After three election cycles, Netanyahu and Gantz’s coalition formed the largest government in Israeli history, even as Netanyahu faces a corruption trial.

Israel Is Involving Itself In Libya’s Civil War. Why?

April 23, 2020

Khalifa Haftar’s onslaught on the Libya’s capital was openly supported by the UAE, but evidence has emerged that his forces received weapons and training from Israel.

Canada Resumes Selling Arms To Saudi Warmongers

April 22, 2020

Now in the midst of a crisis, Canada will lift its embargo and sell armored vehicles to the Saudi military, which is engaged in brutal repression inside the country and the ongoing war in Yemen.

Yemen’s Civil War and Coronavirus: A Perfect Storm

April 20, 2020

As the first cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in war-torn Yemen, the sides agreed to a ceasefire which didn’t last one day. Information from the war-torn land is hard to come by, and yet arms dealers continue to fuel the war for profit.

Authoritarianism Vs. Democracy: How Will We Fight COVID-19?

April 13, 2020

Historian Yuval Noah Harari’s work shows how to interpret the COVID-19 crisis as part of the global struggle between liberal elites and the rising populist right.

Reverse Shock Doctrine? Spain Moves Towards Permanent Basic Income

April 10, 2020

Even the business community has signaled support for the proposal as Spain’s economy craters during the coronavirus pandemic.