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At 80, Failed Abbas is Probed, Derided and Scapegoated

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 4:28 pm | Ramzy Baroud

At 80, Failed Abbas is Probed, Derided and Scapegoated By Ramzy Baroud “We won’t act like them, we will not use violence or force, we are peaceful, we believe in peace, in peaceful popular resistance.” This was part of a message issued by Palestinian ... More >>

The Logic of Murder in Israel

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:17 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Logic of Murder in Israel: A Culture of Impunity in Full View of the Entire World By Ramzy Baroud "Whether he made a mistake or not, is a trivial question," said an Israeli Jewish man who joined large protests throughout Israel in support ... More >>

Non-violent BDS Should Be Welcomed, Not Condemned

Friday, 8 April 2016, 4:46 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Non-violent BDS Should Be Welcomed, Not Condemned By Ramzy Baroud A thousand Israelis and their supporters gathered in Jerusalem’s International Convention Center on March 28 at a conference aimed at combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions ... More >>

Intifada for Dummies

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 1:51 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Whether history moves in a straight or cyclical line, it matters little. The uncontested fact is that it is in constant motion. Thus, the current situation in Palestine is particularly frustrating to a generation that has grown up after the Oslo Peace Accord ... More >>

If Syria is to Fall, others will Follow

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 3:11 pm | Ramzy Baroud

If Syria is to Fall, others will Follow: The Pandora’s Box of Federalism By Ramzy Baroud The apparent sudden Russian military withdrawal from Syria, starting on March 15 left political commentators puzzled. Few of the analyses offered should be taken ... More >>

Why BDS Cannot Lose: A Moral Threshold to Combat Racism

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 3:53 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Why BDS Cannot Lose: A Moral Threshold to Combat Racism in Israel By Ramzy Baroud A foray of condemnations of the boycott of Israel seems to have fallen on deaf ears. Calls from Western governments, originating from the UK, the US, Canada and others, ... More >>

Politics Not As Usual: Is This the Age of American Fascism?

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 1:12 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Politics Not As Usual: Is This the Age of American Fascism? By Ramzy Baroud Regardless of the outcome of the American presidential primaries, or even the result of the general elections next November, a frightening phenomenon is under way. The US has ... More >>

Plan B’ – Not an Enigma

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 12:11 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Plan B’ – Not an Enigma: Why the West Is Keen on Dividing the Arabs By Ramzy Baroud When Arab streets exploded with fury, from Tunis to Sanaa, pan-Arabism seemed, then, like a nominal notion. Neither did the so-called ‘Jasmine Revolution’ use ... More >>

Why We Must Transcend the Clinton-Sanders Debate

Friday, 26 February 2016, 1:06 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Why We Must Transcend the Clinton-Sanders Debate: The Middle East in US Foreign Policy By Ramzy Baroud As US liberals and some leftists are pulling up their sleeves in anticipation of a prolonged battle for the Democratic Party Presidential nomination, ... More >>

Dispelling the Myth of ‘Democracy’ within Israel

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 3:52 pm | Ramzy Baroud

‘Good Labor – Bad Likud’: Dispelling the Myth of ‘Democracy’ within Israel’s Political Establishment By Ramzy Baroud The Israeli ‘Right’, as demonstrated by a scary coalition of rightwing nationalists, ultranationalists and religious zealots, ... More >>

Next Onslaught in Gaza

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 2:38 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Next Onslaught in Gaza: Why the Status Quo Is a Precursor for War By Ramzy Baroud It is not true that only three wars have taken place since Hamas won parliamentary elections in 2006 in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Other wars that were deemed ... More >>

Gaza Speaks: This Is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done

Monday, 1 February 2016, 2:27 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Gaza Speaks: This Is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done to Us By Ramzy Baroud (With reporting from Yousef Aljamal in Gaza.) More >>

The Complex Reality of ‘Home’ for Palestinians

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 2:14 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Defined by Nakba and Exile: The Complex Reality of ‘Home’ for Palestinians By Ramzy Baroud More >>

The Compelling Memoirs of Ali Abumghasib

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 11:28 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Compelling Memoirs of Ali Abumghasib By Ramzy Baroud Ali Abumghasib knows little about the current intrigues of the Fatah Movement, or, perhaps, he is just not interested. Although he has dedicated most of his life fighting within its ranks, he never saw ... More >>

Hungry Warrior: The Untold Story of Hana Shalabi

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:59 am | Ramzy Baroud

Throughout her hunger strike, that of exactly 47 days, Hana Shalabi never slept consistently for a number of hours. In the first few days of her strike, she would doze off only to wake up with the sudden fear that someone was trying to hurt her. More >>

Open Rafah Now

Friday, 11 December 2015, 4:55 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Open Rafah Now: Siege on Gaza is a Cruel and Political Failure By Ramzy Baroud When Egypt decided to open the Rafah border crossing which separates it from Gaza for two days, December 3 and 4, a sense of guarded relief was felt in the impoverished ... More >>

Rohingya and the Burmese Generals

Friday, 20 November 2015, 11:50 am | Ramzy Baroud

Rohingya and the Burmese Generals: How to Forge a Democracy and Get Away with It By Ramzy Baroud Writing in the New York Times in an article entitled, " Myanmar Generals Set the State for Their Own Exit ", Thomas Fuller expressed his and ... More >>

Remaking the Middle East

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 10:45 am | Ramzy Baroud

Remaking the Middle East: How the US Grew Tired and Less Irrelevant By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Co-existence with Apartheid? J K Rowling Owes Apology

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 10:52 am | Ramzy Baroud

Co-existence with Apartheid? J K Rowling Owes Palestinians an Apology, Not an Explanation By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Confronting the Obvious Truth

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:08 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Saeb Erekat is an enigmatic character. Despite minimal popularity among Palestinians, he is omnipresent, appears regularly on television and speaks with the moral authority of an accomplished leader whose legacy is rife with accolades and an astute, unwavering ... More >>

 

 

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