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Chomsky On Israeli Apartheid, Celebrity Activists, BDS And The One-State Solution

Saturday, 2 July 2022, 5:51 am | Ramzy Baroud

(Dedicated to the memory of Ghassan Kanafani, an iconic Palestinian leader and engaged intellectual who was assassinated by the Israeli Mossad on July 8, 1972) This is, according to the Italian socialist Antonio Gramsci, the ‘interregnum’- the rare ... More >>

Palestinians ‘Are Not Animals In A Zoo’: On Kanafani And The Need To Redefine The Role Of The ‘Victim Intellectual’

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 11:02 am | Ramzy Baroud

(Dedicated to the memory of Ghassan Kanafani, an iconic Palestinian leader and engaged intellectual who was assassinated by the Israeli Mossad on July 8, 1972) Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, US media introduced many new characters, ... More >>

‘Not A Justification But A Provocation’: Chomsky On The Root Causes Of The Russia Ukraine War

Sunday, 26 June 2022, 5:02 am | Ramzy Baroud

One of the reasons that Russian media has been completely blocked in the West, along with the unprecedented control and censorship over the Ukraine war narrative, is the fact that western governments simply do not want their public to know that the ... More >>

Cultural Warriors: Why Palestine’s Sports Victories Should Inspire Us

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 11:02 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Palestine National Football Team has, once more, done the seemingly impossible by qualifying for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. By any standards, this is a great achievement, especially as the Palestinians have done it with style and convincing victories over ... More >>

Palestinians ‘Are Bound To Win’: Why Israelis Are Prophesying The End Of Their State

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 10:05 am | Ramzy Baroud

While it is true that Zionism is a modern political ideology that has exploited religion to achieve specific colonial objectives in Palestine, prophecies continue to be a critical component of Israel’s perception of itself, and of the state’s ... More >>

The End Of Laissez-Faire: Russia’s Attempt At Reshaping The World Economy

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 1:59 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Starting on May 31, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov embarked on a tour to Gulf Cooperation Council countries, where he visited Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, among others. Lavrov’s main objective of these visits is to strengthen ... More >>

Palestine’s New Resistance Model: How The Last Year Redefined The Struggle For Palestinian Freedom

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 5:35 am | Ramzy Baroud

What took place between May 2021 and May 2022 is nothing less than a paradigm shift in Palestinian resistance. Thanks to the popular and inclusive nature of Palestinian mobilization against the Israeli occupation, resistance in Palestine is no longer ... More >>

Russia Vs NATO: How Mali Became Another Front For The Ukraine War

Saturday, 4 June 2022, 6:18 am | Ramzy Baroud

The distance between Ukraine and Mali is measured in thousands of kilometers. But the geopolitical distance is much closer to the point that it appears as if the ongoing conflicts in both countries are the direct outcomes of the same geopolitical currents ... More >>

The Ethnic Cleansing Of Masafer Yatta: Israel’s New Annexation Strategy In Palestine

Thursday, 2 June 2022, 10:36 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Israeli Supreme Court has decided that the Palestinian region of Masafer Yatta, located in the southern hills of Hebron, is to be entirely appropriated by the Israeli military and that a population of over 1,000 Palestinians is to be expelled. The ... More >>

Long Marginalized, The ‘Right Of Return’ Is Once More A Palestinian Priority

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 11:05 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Nakba is back on the Palestinian agenda. For nearly three decades, Palestinians were told that the Nakba - or Catastrophe - is a thing of the past. That real peace requires compromises and sacrifices, therefore, the original sin that has led to ... More >>

Constantly On The Verge Of Collapse: How Palestinians Became A Factor In Israeli Politics

Monday, 23 May 2022, 6:50 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israel’s coalition government of right-wing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is on the verge of collapse, which is unsurprising. Israeli politics, after all, is among the most fractious in the world, and this particular coalition was born out ... More >>

Ending ‘West’s Neocolonial Oppression’: On The New Language And Superstructures

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 6:02 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Russia-Ukraine war has quickly turned into a global conflict. One of the likely outcomes of this war is the very redefinition of the current world order, which has been in effect, at least since the collapse of the Soviet Union over three decades ... More >>

The Limits Of Israeli Intelligence: Does Israel Have A Yahya Sinwar Problem?

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 9:40 am | Ramzy Baroud

Like typical analyses offered by western intelligences when trying to assess risks or understand major political phenomena in the Middle East, Israeli intelligence is equally short-sighted. It insists on analyzing the attitudes and body language ... More >>

By Redefining UNRWA, Washington Destroys The Foundation For A Just Peace In Palestine

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 11:25 am | Ramzy Baroud

Palestinians are justifiably worried that the mandate granted to the United Nations Agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, might be coming to an end. UNRWA’s mission, which has been in effect since 1949, has done more than provide urgent aid and support ... More >>

Cost Of The Ukraine War Felt In Africa, Global South

Monday, 2 May 2022, 6:29 am | Ramzy Baroud

While international news headlines remain largely focused on the war in Ukraine, little attention is given to the horrific consequences of the war which are felt in many regions around the world. Even when these repercussions are discussed, disproportionate ... More >>

Bennett Must Tread Carefully: The ‘Sword Of Jerusalem’ Could Be Unleashed Again

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 10:22 am | Ramzy Baroud

Starting on April 15, the Israeli occupation army and police raided Al-Aqsa Mosque in Occupied East Jerusalem on a daily basis. Under the pretence of providing protection to provocative ‘ visits ’ by thousands of illegal Israeli Jewish settlers and ... More >>

Palestine Needs Immediate Attention To Stave Off Major Food Crisis

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 11:12 am | Ramzy Baroud

A friend, a young journalist in Gaza, Mohammed Rafik Mhawesh, told me that food prices in the besieged Strip have skyrocketed in recent weeks and that many already impoverished families are struggling to put food on the table. “Food prices are ... More >>

‘Towards A Multipolar World Order’: Is This The End Of US Hegemony?

Saturday, 16 April 2022, 1:12 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in the Chinese eastern city of Huangshan on March 30, is likely to go down in history as a decisive meeting in the relations between the two Asian giants. The ... More >>

Palestine’s Widening Geography Of Resistance: Why Israel Cannot Defeat The Palestinians

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 11:21 am | Ramzy Baroud

There is a reason why Israel is insistent on linking the series of attacks carried out by Palestinians recently to a specific location, namely the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank. By doing so, the embattled Naftali Bennett’s government ... More >>

Can Israel Exist Without America: Numbers Speak Of A Changing Reality

Saturday, 9 April 2022, 5:45 am | Ramzy Baroud

When Russian and Ukrainian delegations meeting in Turkey on March 29 reached an initial understanding regarding a list of countries that could serve as security guarantors for Kyiv should an agreement be struck, Israel appeared on the list. The ... More >>