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Israeli Incremental Genocide...

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:23 pm | Jamal Kanj

It goes without saying that Gaza has taught the Israeli military a new lesson: the days of swift Israeli wars are over. While mostly one-sided, Israel has never before fought a war that lasted 50 days. The Palestinians (besieged by brothers and foes) ... More >>

Israel's atrocity and the West's ignorance...

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 5:19 pm | Jamal Kanj

Seeing "free" Western media with headlines like "Rockets raining over Israel", or describing the success of Israel's Iron Dome defence system in intercepting missiles from Gaza, you would assume there was a war between equals - or even that ... More >>

Lebanonisation of Iraq...

Monday, 23 June 2014, 1:21 pm | Jamal Kanj

In 1992 British born American Zionist Bernard Lewis wrote in the Foreign Affairs journal "Rethinking the Middle East" calling for the "Lebanonisation" of the Arab world for it was "vulnerable to such a process." Lewis suggested the weakening of ... More >>

Which Israel will be greeting the Pope?

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 4:47 pm | Jamal Kanj

Is it the official diplomatic fanfare and PR machine parading Israel's religious "tourism," or the unofficial welcome decorating Palestinian churches in Jerusalem with slogans like "Jesus is garbage" and "Mary is a cow"? More >>

The king of deception

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 2:16 pm | Jamal Kanj

Outgoing Israeli president Shimon Peres talked in a recent interview about a peace agreement he reached with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in 2011. According to Peres, the Israeli prime minister rejected the draft understanding telling him ... More >>

Kerry’s ‘commitment’ to a foreign nation

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 5:35 pm | Jamal Kanj

A day after Palestinians reached a national unity government, Israel announced the suspension of the never ending peace talks. The Israeli position was echoed instantly in Washington by one of Israel’s unofficial agents, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen ... More >>

The dangerous VIP Palestinian class

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 4:54 pm | Jamal Kanj

The Palestinian Authority (PA) must stop demeaning its people. One can understand being fooled once or even twice, but being fooled over and again every three to four years for the last 20 years is just going overboard. More >>

Outlook for the Arab world

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 4:48 pm | Jamal Kanj

UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) recently published a study prepared by close to two dozen writers and intellectuals from the Arab world. The Arab Integration, a 21st Century Development Imperative report addresses audaciously ... More >>

Israel is unprincipled entity!

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 3:57 pm | Jamal Kanj

I remember standing outside the White House lawn on March 26 1979, protesting the signing of Camp David accord between Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and the ex-wanted British terrorist turned Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. An Egyptian speaker ... More >>

Kosher theft?

Friday, 28 March 2014, 5:16 pm | Jamal Kanj

At a March 19 UN Security Council discussion, US Ambassador Samantha Powers was quoted as saying, "A thief can steal property, but that does not confer the right of ownership on the thief." More >>

A new world disorder

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 5:10 pm | Jamal Kanj

Following serious cajoling by the US, the European Union and arm twisting by Arab governments, the Palestinians entered what was to be nine months of negotiations with Israel. More >>

Intimidation of John Kerry

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 5:52 pm | Jamal Kanj

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon articulated publicly what Israeli leaders say privately: Give us your tax money, weapons and your veto power but "leave us alone." More >>

'How butcher Sharon massacred my relatives'

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 3:45 pm | Jamal Kanj

MY friend and I were on a cross-country flight from San Diego to Washington, DC on Saturday, September 18, 1982. We arrived at our friends' home with gleaming smiles, but were received with dejected expressions. More >>

The Red-Dead seas canal | Jamal Kanj

Wednesday, 1 January 2014, 3:10 pm | Jamal Kanj

THE agreement for the two seas Canal connecting the Red and Dead Sea was summed up best by Israeli water minister Silvan Shalam who jubilantly described it following the December 9 signing ceremony at the World Bank headquarters as "a historic agreement ... More >>

USA A Powerless Peace Broker - Jamal Kanj

Saturday, 28 December 2013, 8:01 am | Jamal Kanj

PALESTINIANS and Israelis have met more than twenty times since July 2013 with little progress. Israel security issues dwarfed the final status negotiators while it continued to build, at an accelerated rate, "Jewish only" colonies undermining the very peace ... More >>

Hijacking hope...

Saturday, 14 December 2013, 9:30 am | Jamal Kanj

LONG  before the  self-righteous Islamists turned  genuine  street grievances into violent movements, Egypt was the crown of the Arab Spring and Syria was the second best hope to reap the flowers of the spring. More >>

Palestinian lost opportunities

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 5:35 pm | Jamal Kanj

Just over a week ago Palestine had a chance to cast its first vote at the UN General Assembly appointing a Judge on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. More >>

US threats Syria: Powerful - but amazing...

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 5:05 pm | Jamal Kanj

The myopic view of the world's most powerful men in Washington never ceases to amaze me. I am reminded of the 1980s when then American president Ronald Reagan compared the Afghan Mujahideen to America's founding fathers. More >>

Unattainable peace...

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 5:24 pm | Jamal Kanj

But for the chap from Khan Younis refugee camp in Gaza who emerged earlier this week as the winner of the "Arab Idol," the news from Palestine is grim. The newly appointed Palestinian Prime Minister resigned and Israel still insists it should be able to ... More >>

The plucky professor and the last bigoted democracy - Israel

Friday, 21 June 2013, 3:40 pm | Jamal Kanj

Israeli president Shimon Peres is hosting in Jerusalem this week a presidential conference called "Facing Tomorrow". Its theme is the "human factor and its role in shaping our tomorrow". More >>