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More Than a Fight over Couscous: the Palestinian Narrative

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:10 am | Ramzy Baroud

As soon as Virgin Atlantic Airlines introduced a couscous-style salad "inspired by the flavours of Palestine", a controversy ensued. Israel's supporters ignited a social media storm and sent many complaints to the company, obliging the airline ... More >>

The Last Earth - A Palestinian Story

Sunday, 18 February 2018, 11:16 am | Ramzy Baroud

An evocative of modern Palestine, told through the stories of the people who have survived the conflict. More >>

How Netanyahu Made Israel an American issue, and lost

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 4:16 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Despite massive sums of money spent to channel public opinion in the United States in favor of Israel, unmistakable trends in opinion polls are attesting to the changing dynamics of Israel's support among ordinary Americans. More >>

Foreign Policy for Sale: Greece’s Dangerous Alliance

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 8:35 am | Ramzy Baroud

For a brief historical moment, Alexis Tsipras and his political party, Syriza, ignited hope that Greece could resurrect a long-dormant Leftist tide in Europe. More >>

Ramzy Baroud: ‘Whitewashing’ Genocide in Myanmar

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 4:13 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Although the genocide of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar has gathered greater media attention in recent months, there is no indication that the international community is prepared to act in any meaningful way, thus leaving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya ... More >>

The Real Dr. King They Want Us to Forget

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 10:23 am | Ramzy Baroud

On January 15, millions of Americans commemorated Martin Luther King’s Day. His famous speech, ‘I Have a Dream’ was repeated numerous times in media outlets as a reminder of the evil of racism, which is being resurrected in a most pronounced ... More >>

In Words and Deeds: The Genesis of Israeli Violence

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 12:13 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Not a day passes without a prominent Israeli politician or intellectual making an outrageous statement against Palestinians. Many of these statements tend to garner little attention or evoke rightly deserved outrage. More >>

Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 12:09 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa By Ramzy Baroud There is a real - but largely concealed - war which is taking place throughout the African continent. It involves the United States, an invigorated Russia and a rising China. The outcome ... More >>

Israel Step Closer to Making Jerusalem Jewish-Only City

Friday, 5 January 2018, 10:39 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israel Step Closer to Making Jerusalem Jewish-Only City By Ramzy Baroud The Israeli government is planning a series of measures aimed at fully denying Palestinians their legal rights in Jerusalem and precluding any future peace settlement based on sharing ... More >>

Year in Review Will 2018 Usher in a New Palestinian Strategy

Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 3:31 pm | Ramzy Baroud

2017 will be remembered as the year that the so-called ‘peace process’, at least in its American formulation, has ended. And with its demise, a political framework that has served as the foundation for US foreign policy in the Middle East has also ... More >>

Whitewashing: The Media’s Two Narratives on Terrorism

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:36 am | Ramzy Baroud

By Ramzy Baroud Within hours after Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant, allegedly detonated a pipe bomb in New York City on December 11, severely injuring himself and wounding four others, a most comprehensive official and media narrative emerged. ... More >>

The ‘Last Martyr’: Who Killed Kamal Al-Assar?

Monday, 11 December 2017, 3:02 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When I learned of the death of Kamal al-Assar, a few years ago, I was baffled. He was only in his 40s. I remember him in his prime, a young rebel, leading the neighborhood youth, armed with rocks and slingshots, in a hopeless battle against the Israeli ... More >>

The Entire US-Middle East Political Framework Just Collapsed

Monday, 11 December 2017, 9:04 am | Ramzy Baroud

Now that US President Donald Trump has fully adopted the Israeli rightwing political discourse on Palestine, the Palestinian Authority is in a very tough spot. More >>

‘Say the Word’: What the Rohingya Struggle is Really About

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 9:37 am | Ramzy Baroud

‘Say the Word’: What the Rohingya Struggle is Really About By Ramzy Baroud 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 ... More >>

Decades of US Diplomacy Has Failed to Shut Down PLO Office

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:57 am | Ramzy Baroud

Decades of US Diplomacy Has Failed: Why the US Wants to Shut Down PLO Office More >>

70 Years of Broken Promises: The Partition Plan

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 2:09 pm | Ramzy Baroud

70 Years of Broken Promises: The Untold Story of the Partition Plan By Ramzy Baroud More >>

The Trials of Benjamin Netanyahu

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:01 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Whether the string of scandals , now hounding Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, lead to his sacking or not, it matters little. More >>

Why Israel Shelved the 'Greater Jerusalem Law'

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 9:54 am | Ramzy Baroud

The postponing of an Israeli Knesset Bill that would have annexed major illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank to the Jerusalem municipality is the result of behind-the-scenes US and, possibly, European pressure. But the story of the so-called ... More >>

How Israel Is Exporting Its Occupation to the US

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 10:02 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israeli footprints are becoming more apparent in the US security apparatus. Such a fact does not bode well for ordinary Americans. More >>

Hamas & Fatah Must Transform to Speak for Palestinians

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 9:04 am | Ramzy Baroud

This Is Not National Unity: Hamas and Fatah Must Transform to Speak on behalf of Palestinians More >>



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