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Founding Fathers’ Worst Nightmare: How Israel Normalized Foreign Meddling In US Elections.

Friday, 14 February 2020, 10:00 am | Jamal Kanj

In his 1787 farewell speech George Washington warned, “… foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government." Washington’s compatriots were more specific. Later in the same year, John Adams wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson ... More >>

Islamophobia and the elephant in the room …

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:04 am | Jamal Kanj

Were you surprised by Masjid al Noor massacre in Christchurch, New Zeeland? If your answer is yes, I would like to be the first to welcome you to our planet earth. According to FBI records, hate crimes against Muslims have increased by as much as five folds ... More >>

Arafat, the Leader I Knew

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 9:53 am | Jamal Kanj

Thirteen years ago, I published my first article in a major US newspaper, San Diego Union Tribune. It was unwittingly published on the same day news came out of Paris that Yasser Arafat had passed away. The article wasn’t meant to be a eulogy but ... More >>

Why I’ll vote for the Jewish candidate in US election?

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 4:31 pm | Jamal Kanj

Let me start off with a confession: I didn’t get it right when I speculated the Republican Party would not nominate Donald Trump for US president. I argued in an earlier column that if they did, the narcissistic Trump would most likely run as ... More >>

What cost, Israel...

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 9:46 am | Jamal Kanj

Much had been argued about the creation of Israel and the ensuing 1948 ethnic cleansing of non-Jewish Palestinians. Sadly however, most had become a desensitised academic debate. A lifeless abstract portrayal failing to depict what it really meant for ... More >>

American election: The two death options

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:15 pm | Jamal Kanj

Donald Trump could change American electoral history for the better. Before explaining how, let’s first explore the politics and predicament of the 2016 Republican primary election. More >>

Defeating Israel

Monday, 7 March 2016, 3:31 pm | Jamal Kanj

Last week Palestinian journalist Mohammed Al Qiq ended a record 94-day hunger strike protesting the so-called administrative detention in Israeli jail. More >>

A test of American democracy...

Monday, 22 February 2016, 12:36 pm | Jamal Kanj

America’s election is in full swing. For those who are unfamiliar with what appears to be a perplexing democratic exercise, it is important to remember that this is an internal party election phase. Republicans and Democrats hold their own state ... More >>

The most dangerous Palestinian...

Monday, 15 February 2016, 3:22 pm | Jamal Kanj

In the last week’s column, I wrote on the banned love story from the Israeli high school reading list. The Israeli education ministry claimed that young Jewish students might not comprehend “the significance of miscegenation” for “maintaining the ... More >>

Is Erdogan a great leader?

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 3:10 pm | Jamal Kanj

It is high time for Recep Tayyip Erdogan to step aside if Turkey is to continue progressing democratically, and flourish economically. Great leaders know when and where to pass their torch. More >>

Sharia concerns are baseless

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 10:42 am | Jamal Kanj

Lagging in the polls, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came from behind ranting Mexican migrants. Trump exploited a real topical complex issue to mobilise the White Republican base and rode to the top of the ticket deriding Mexicans. More >>

The birth of the European refugee crisis

Sunday, 6 September 2015, 8:05 pm | Jamal Kanj

Many years ago I read Men in the Sun, a novel by late Palestinian writer Ghassan Kanafani. He, along with his young niece Lamis, were blown up by Israel in 1972. More >>

A day of reckoning, 39 years later... | Jamal Kanj

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 9:44 am | Jamal Kanj

If you are like me, I am sure you are tired of reading about the results of the last Israeli election. Or on Benjamin Netanyahu's Hebrew pledge running up to the election and his flip-flopped English version after winning the election. More >>

Palestinian Dilly-dallying Must Stop | Jamal Kanj

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:15 pm | Jamal Kanj

On January first, it will be 50 years since the start of the modern Palestinian revolution; and on the 15th it will be 10 years since Mahmoud Abbas was first, and last, elected as the President of the Palestinian Authority (PA). More >>

Whitewashing a murder

Monday, 15 December 2014, 1:51 pm | Jamal Kanj

Israel has just committed another high-profile murder in the West Bank killing 55-year-old Ziad Abu Ein, a minister without portfolio in the Palestinian government. According to the BBC, he 'was among dozens of foreign and Palestinian activists taking part ... More >>

Ethnic cleansing manifesto

Monday, 8 December 2014, 4:57 pm | Jamal Kanj

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and head of Yisrael Beitenu party published on November 28 a new manifesto outlining the party's outlook for Israel. The updated platform entitled "Swimming Against the Stream" posted on Lieberman's Facebook page ... More >>

Israel's new law anti-democratic

Monday, 1 December 2014, 1:12 pm | Jamal Kanj

The Israeli cabinet voted by 14-7 majority to define Israel as an ethnocentric nation-state of the Jewish people, institutionalising Jewish law as the source of legislations. More >>

Prosecute Israel – or let the people decide

Monday, 24 November 2014, 2:41 pm | Jamal Kanj

Following the historical recognition of Palestine as a state by the Swedish government, British legislators voted overwhelmingly on a non-binding resolution urging their government also to recognise the state of Palestine. More >>

Islamic State vs Jewish State

Monday, 13 October 2014, 11:30 am | Jamal Kanj

I have read or heard countless of analysts in the last few weeks discussing the war on Islamic State (IS). Unquestionably, putting an end to IS is a step in the right direction. But if anyone has the delusion that defeating IS militarily is the answer, ... More >>

Netanyahu's chutzpa...

Monday, 29 September 2014, 4:17 pm | Jamal Kanj

I have followed the megalomaniac performance of Benjamin Netanyahu since he was Israel's representative at the UN in the mid-1980s. I watched with keen interest his debates, and must confess I was taken by his chutzpa. Netanyahu has special abilities to twist ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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