The No-State Solution to the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Twelve years ago (July 9), the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an advisory opinion at the request of the United Nations General Assembly on the legality of the wall Israel has constructed in the West Bank. The ICJ affirmed that all of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, are “occupied … Continue reading “The No-State Solution to the Israel-Palestine Conflict”

How Turkey’s Reconciliation Deal With Israel Harms the Palestinians

With Israel and Turkey having announced a reconciliation agreement this week, Turkey is portraying itself as a protector of the oppressed by arguing that it will allow greater aid to the people of Gaza. The truth, however, is that, far from helping the Palestinians, Turkey’s deal with Israel serves to reinforce the occupation regime in … Continue reading “How Turkey’s Reconciliation Deal With Israel Harms the Palestinians”

As With Iraq, New York Times Propagates Demonstrable Lies About Syrian WMDs

A headline in the New York Times yesterday stated as fact that "With the World Watching, Syria Amassed Nerve Gas".  The lead paragraph asserted that "Syria’s top leaders amassed one of the world’s largest stockpiles of chemical weapons with help from the Soviet Union and Iran, as well as Western European suppliers and even a … Continue reading “As With Iraq, New York Times Propagates Demonstrable Lies About Syrian WMDs”

Israel: EU Moves Against Illegal Settlements Threaten U.S.-Led ‘Peace Process’

The European Union has proposed new guidelines for how it will do business with the state of Israel that will require any Israeli entity seeking funding or cooperation from the E.U. to submit a declaration that it has no links to any of the occupied territories. Any agreement between the E.U. and Israel would need … Continue reading “Israel: EU Moves Against Illegal Settlements Threaten U.S.-Led ‘Peace Process’”