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Britain’s Real Promise to Israel; Symbolic Vote on Palestine

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 2:09 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The text of the letter was short and precise, leaving no room for any misinterpretation in the “promise” made by Britain’s Foreign Secretary, Arthur James Balfour to a powerful representative of the Jewish community in Britain, Lord Rothschild ... More >>

‘Islamic State’ Sectarianism is Not Coincidental

Friday, 17 October 2014, 4:52 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Consider this comical scene described by Peter Van Buren, a former US diplomat, who was deployed to Iraq on a 12-month assignment in 2009-10: Van Buren led two Department of State teams assigned with the abstract mission of the ‘reconstruction’ of ... More >>

The Token Palestinian and Authentic Narrative

Friday, 10 October 2014, 11:36 am | Ramzy Baroud

Nothing about Us without Us: The Token Palestinian and Authentic Narrative By Ramzy Baroud 10 October 2014 More >>

What if ‘Islamic State’ Didn’t Exist?

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 10:44 am | Ramzy Baroud

In order to answer this question, one has to liberate the argument from its geopolitical and ideological confines. More >>

Nakhwa without Borders: Gaza and the End of ‘Arab Gallantry’

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 10:50 am | Ramzy Baroud

By Ramzy Baroud On its own the Arabic word al-Nakhwa, means “gallantry.” Combined with the word “al-Arabiya” - “Arab gallantry” - the term becomes loaded with meanings, cultural and even political implications and subtext. But what is one to ... More >>

Another Failed War to Re-Arrange the Middle East

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:56 am | Ramzy Baroud

Convenient Genocide: Another Failed War to Re-Arrange the Middle East By Ramzy Baroud 19 September 2014 More >>

Losing the Plot: Israel's Premier to Face New Gaza Reality

Friday, 12 September 2014, 9:47 am | Ramzy Baroud

Losing the Plot: Israel's Premier to Face New Gaza Reality By Ramzy Baroud 11 September 2014 More >>

Winners and Losers in Gaza: On Victory and False Victory

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 1:39 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Winners and Losers in Gaza: On Victory and False Victory By Ramzy Baroud 4 September, 2014 More >>

Fearing Political Islam: Why Was Gaza Betrayed

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 9:39 am | Ramzy Baroud

Ask any Arab ruler, and they will tell you of the great sacrifices their countries have made for Palestine and the Palestinians. However, both history and present reality are testaments, not only to Arab failure to live up to the role expected of them ... More >>

Fearing Political Islam: Why Was Gaza Betrayed

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 9:39 am | Ramzy Baroud

Ask any Arab ruler, and they will tell you of the great sacrifices their countries have made for Palestine and the Palestinians. However, both history and present reality are testaments, not only to Arab failure to live up to the role expected of them ... More >>

Gaza Changed Everything, Things Cannot Stay the Same

Friday, 22 August 2014, 2:53 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Gaza Changed Everything Things Cannot Stay the Same after Israeli Genocide in Gaza By Ramzy Baroud 22 August, 2014 More >>

Hashtag Genocide: Why Gaza Fought Back

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 4:17 pm | Ramzy Baroud

My old family house in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza was recently rebuilt by its new owner, into a beautiful three-story building with large windows adorned by red frames. In Israel’s most recent and deadliest war on Gaza, the house sustained ... More >>

On Heroes and Preachers: Gaza’s New Resistance Paradigm

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 3:59 pm | Ramzy Baroud

“Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? In Israeli prison, of course!,” was the title of an article by Jo Ehrlich published in Modoweiss.net on Dec 21, 2009. That was almost exactly one year after Israel’s concluded a major war against Gaza. More >>

Recruiting to kill - it is not just an Israeli war on Gaza

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:20 pm | Ramzy Baroud

To some, US secretary of state John Kerry may have appeared to be a genuine peacemaker as he floated around ideas during a Cairo visit on 25 July about a ceasefire between Israel and resisting Palestinian fighters in Gaza. More >>

Gaza’s Resistance Will Not be Crushed

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 4:21 pm | Ramzy Baroud

On the 13th day of Israel’s so-called Operation Protective Edge, stories of entire families collectively pulverized, women and children keenly targeted by Israeli soldiers saturate the media. Until now, 430 Palestinians have been killed, mostly women and ... More >>

Ravaging Gaza: The War Netanyahu Cannot Possibly Win

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 5:39 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When the bodies of three Israeli settlers - Aftali Frenkel and Gilad Shaar, both 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19 - were found on June 30 near Hebron in the southern West Bank, Israel went into a state of mourning and a wave of sympathy flowed in from ... More >>

Obama’s Failure and Richard Perle’s Whitewashing of Iraq War

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 3:35 pm | Ramzy Baroud

As Iraq stands on the verge of a complete breakdown into mini sectarian states, former leading neoconservative and Iraq war advocate Richard Perle made a sudden appearance on Newsmax TV. His statements in the interview were yet another testament to the ... More >>

On Ramadan, Socialism and the Neighbor’s Beat up Car

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:28 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When I was a child, I obsessed with socialism. It was not only because my father was a self-proclaimed socialist who read every book that a good socialist should read, but also because we lived in a refugee camp in Gaza under the harshest of conditions. More >>

Sectarian Monster Reawakened: Redrawing Map of Iraq, Again

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:16 pm | Ramzy Baroud

“Labeiki ya Zaynab,” chanted Iraqi Shia fighters as they swayed, dancing with their rifles before TV news cameras in Baghdad on June 13. They were apparently getting ready for a difficult fight ahead. More >>

What Palestinian Unity Is All About - The Real Task Ahead

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 2:33 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Palestinians are yet to achieve national unity despite the elation over the ‘national unity government’ now in operation in Ramallah. One has to be clear in the distinction between a Hamas-Fatah political arrangement necessitated by regional and international ... More >>

 

 

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