Trump's troglodyte ladies
The Monroe Doctrine, Latin America and China
- Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein
In trying to revive the Monroe Doctrine as a policy instrument towards Latin America, the Donald Trump administration is trying to take back history to where exactly it was in 1823 when that pattern was announced by then U.S. President James Monroe based ...
The political power of arms
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
There is ongoing discussion in Italy on the budget deficit, but there is total silence on the fact that the nation spends billions every year for military purposes
Markets and the European Union in alarm, the political opposition goes ...
50 years after a student massacre, Mexico reflects on democracy
- Elisabeth Malkin
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s student movement erupted so suddenly in the summer of 1968 that it seemed to catch even its followers by surprise.
The protests began as Mexico City was preparing to host the Olympics that October — an event ...
Pipeline purchase paves way for 'Israeli' gas exports to Egypt
- Dania Akkad دانية عقاد
Companies leading Israeli gas development buy $518m stake in firm which controls only pipeline running between Israel and Egypt
The EMG pipeline seen here, running between Ashkelon and Al-Arish (MEE)
The companies leading the development of Israel's ...
Latest US-Israel attack on Palestinian refugees will prove futile
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
The US government’s decision to slash funds provided to the UN agency that cares for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, is part of a new American-Israeli strategy aimed at redefining the rules of the game altogether.
Murad Daragmeh, Palestine
Here’s what I found out when I spent the day with Israel’s most controversial journalist, Gideon Levy
- Robert Fisk
Journalism and Israel can be combined in the Levy story. His love-hate relationship with the one can get mixed up with his horror of the path down which his country is now travelling
Gideon Levy, the most outspoken correspondent on Israel's most ...
Hiding in plain sight: Why we cannot see the system destroying us
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
I rarely tell readers what to believe. Rather I try to indicate why it might be wise to distrust, at least without very good evidence, what those in power tell us we should believe.
We have well-known sayings about power: “Knowledge is power” ...
Address to the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN
- Hassan Rouhani حسن روحانی
Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 25 September - 01 October 2018).
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said “unilateral sanctions ...
After meeting Bedouins whose homes are being destroyed, I can't see how a Palestinian state can ever happen
- Robert Fisk
The European parliament has been much exercised about Khan al-Ahmar, warning that the Israelis would be committing a war crime if they demolished the herding village
Abu Yussef Abu Dahuk is 60 years old. But of course he looks around 75 or 80, because ...
The more plausible and reasonable history of Palestine and Israel
- Rima Najjar ريما نجار
The history behind Palestine and Israel is a history of Jewish European settler-colonialism — i.e., Zionism. And since racism is a symptom and a tool of settler-colonialism, Zionism is also viewed as anti-Semitism, and as ethno-supremacy ...