Jerusalem will never be the capital of a settler colony
- Hamid Dabashi حمید دباشی
If you want to understand the psychopathology at the root of the Zionist psychosis, you must go to the heart of their delusion, like an analyst placing a mentally sick person on a couch - and today there is no better place to see that psychotic colonial ...
Jerusalem – and not Abu Dis – will remain the capital of Palestine, the whole of Palestine
- Abdelbari Atwan عبد الباري عطوان
From the heart of besieged and liberated Gaza, Hamas’ Politburo’s head Ismail Haniyeh has sounded the call to launch an intifada in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to Judaize Jerusalem, thereby endorsing ...
Seventy Years of the New York Times Describing Saudi Royals as Reformers
- Abdullah Al-Arian عبد الله العريان
In honor of Thomas Friedman's latest love letter to the ruling dynasty in Saudi Arabia, here is seventy years worth of the New York Times describing the royal family as reformers.
The article describes King Saud as “more ...
Living in cars, working for Amazon: meet America's new nomads
- Jessica Bruder
Rising rents are leading Americans to live in cars and other vehicles, writes Jessica Bruder, the author of Nomadland
Millions of Americans are wrestling with the impossibility of a traditional middle-class existence. In homes across the country, kitchen ...
Jared, Jerusalem, and Possible Jail Time
- Gary Leupp
Jared Kushner, 38-year-old “senior adviser” to his father-in-law Donald Trump, is also the president’s chief negotiator for Middle East peace. Trump has absolute confidence in Kushner, who like the president himself, is ...
The New Great Game moves from Asia-Pacific to Indo-Pacific
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Is the world's center of gravity shifting to the heart of the Indo-Pacific – a new pivot to Asia?
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda , Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China. Photo by cinderella-abc
In the context of the New Great Game in Eurasia, the New Silk ...
President Trump’s Jerusalem decision risks uniting the entire Arab world against the US
- Patrick Cockburn
The recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will make it easier for Tehran to call for all Muslims, Shia and Sunni, to stand together in defence of the Palestinians and the holy sites
A Palestinian protester yesterday hurls stones as ...
Trump’s move on Jerusalem: is this the end of US diplomacy in the Middle East?
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Finally, US President Donald Trump pulled the plug.
The so-called peace process, two-state solution, ‘land-for-peace formula’ and all the other tired clichés have been long dead and decomposing. But Trump’s announcement on Wednesday ...
‘Say the Word’: What the Rohingya Struggle is Really About
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Pope Francis lost a historical opportunity to truly set his legacy apart from previous Popes. Alas, for him, too, political expediency trumped all else. In his visit to Burma (Myanmar) on November 27, he refrained from using the word “ ...
War is Peace
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
No one has utilised the Orwellian dictate that ‘War is Peace’ better than Donald Trump. In Orwell’s1984, the Party maintains stability at home by waging constant war elsewhere.
Some contend that the American president is ...