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Remi Kanazi: Tolerating Intolerance

Friday, 22 September 2006, 12:16 am | Remi Kanazi

Pope Benedict XVI is not having a good week and yet doesn’t seem to mind. Upsetting one out of every five people living today may be of no concern for the His Holiness—made evident by his half-hearted, “sorry my infallible words offended you” apology—but ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: On Your Mark, Get Set, Bomb!

Friday, 25 August 2006, 10:15 pm | Remi Kanazi

Ladies and gentlemen, grab your rockets and start firing. The sovereign state of Lebanon must respond to the gross violation of UN resolution 1701, by destroying Israel if necessary. The Lebanese population cannot wake up every morning, wondering ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Losing its Morals & Marbles

Tuesday, 22 August 2006, 10:51 am | Remi Kanazi

If Hezbollah were a military, given Western standards, it would certainly be the most moral in the world. During Israel’s five week offensive, Hezbollah killed 118 Israeli soldiers and 41 Israeli civilians (18 of which were Israeli Palestinians). ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Out to Lunch

Tuesday, 8 August 2006, 11:28 pm | Remi Kanazi

The US media’s biased coverage of the crisis in Lebanon should come as no surprise. While the White House and Congress claim a “special relationship” with Israel, our news outlets are not supposed to have a “special relationship” with anyone. ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: The Politics of Proportionality

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 12:11 am | Remi Kanazi

For many Americans, the recent assault on Gaza and Lebanon makes perfect sense. Two attacks on Israeli soldiers by groups in Gaza and Lebanon, and the subsequent capture of three Israeli prisoners, were “unspeakable provocations,” but a sordid feeling ... More >>

The Israeli Destruction of Lebanon and Gaza

Saturday, 15 July 2006, 11:17 am | Remi Kanazi

In the last two weeks, Israel has sent a chilling message to the Palestinian and Lebanese people: civilians and infrastructure are legitimate targets in their war of aggression. The Geneva Conventions have been fragrantly violated and humanitarian ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: When Pariah States Cry Wolf

Monday, 3 July 2006, 4:11 pm | Remi Kanazi

It’s lights out in the Gaza Strip and lights out in the moral consciousness of the Western and Arab world. The reason? One soldier, who lacked the ethical fiber to resist involvement in the illegal occupation of an indigenous people, was captured ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Witnessing The Destruction Of Gaza

Thursday, 15 June 2006, 11:15 am | Remi Kanazi

On Tuesday, June 13, Israeli missile fire killed seven Palestinian civilians in Gaza City. Among the dead were two children. The strike follows an Israeli assault on a Gaza beach late last week which claimed the lives of seven family members—including ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Humanizing the Other

Tuesday, 13 June 2006, 1:37 pm | Remi Kanazi

The emergence of Arab art in New York City has surprised many. Specifically, the Made in Palestine exhibit, which opened at the Bridge in March of 2006, drew in large crowds. The battle of bringing the show to New York, however, was no shock. Fearing ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Multilateral Collusion

Wednesday, 24 May 2006, 11:12 am | Remi Kanazi

The international community has spoken: it opposes a unilateral withdrawal from the Occupied Territories. But it opposes a unilateral withdrawal much like I oppose Britney Spears having more children—it is not actually going to do a damn thing about it. More >>

Remi Kanazi: The Existing Question

Friday, 19 May 2006, 11:30 am | Remi Kanazi

May 15 marked the 58 year anniversary of Al Nakba (The Catastrophe). Every year, Palestinians recount the tragedy of 1948. I recall my grandmother’s anguish: she was seven months pregnant with my mother when she was forced to flee to Lebanon by ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Call a Spade a Spade

Tuesday, 2 May 2006, 2:59 pm | Remi Kanazi

How long is a sane man expected to sit on his hands while his enemy slaps him in the face? The Palestinian people have endured a prolonged aggression by a pariah state, and yet the world not only expects them to sit on their hands, the world blames ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Cleaning Up Your Mess

Wednesday, 12 April 2006, 4:36 pm | Remi Kanazi

I came to this country because I was hungry / To get my shirt dirty and pay my dues / And I know I’m not you / I wasn’t born here / Without the fear of not feeding my family / Some people can’t stand to see me walk around this city / But I’m not the ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Assaulting Cynthia McKinney

Sunday, 9 April 2006, 10:50 pm | Remi Kanazi

Joe Scarborough, political hack and host of Scarborough Country on MSNBC, went on yet another odious rant on April 3. This time his scurrilous remarks were aimed at six-term Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney. The Congresswoman is accused of punching ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: Rachel’s Words Live On

Friday, 31 March 2006, 5:30 pm | Remi Kanazi

Each Palestinian has a special place in their heart for Rachel Corrie. She symbolized strength, perseverance, and self assuredness. Conversely, she was labeled an enemy of Israel, a nuisance of the American government and a target of ridicule by pro-Israeli ... More >>

US Media Bias: Covering Israel/Palestine

Thursday, 23 March 2006, 11:43 am | Remi Kanazi

On July 18, 2005 14 year old Ragheb al-Masri sat in the back of a taxi with his parents at the Abo Holi checkpoint. An Israeli bullet penetrated his back and cracked open his chest. More >>

Accepting Reality: America Lost the War in Iraq

Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 11:37 am | Remi Kanazi

America has lost the war in Iraq. The chance for victory vanished long ago with the hearts, minds, arms, legs and lives of the Iraqi people. The insurgence hasn’t won; rather the American government never obtained the formula to win. America, led by ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: The Art of Politics

Monday, 6 March 2006, 12:58 am | Remi Kanazi

New York City has long been considered an international hub of modernity and diversity, and yet bringing “Made in Palestine” to the Big Apple has been a ferocious battle. More >>

Remi Kanazi: What Would Jesus Do?

Tuesday, 7 February 2006, 12:42 am | Remi Kanazi

Picture this: A cartoon of Jesus, with his pants down, smiling, raping a little boy. The caption above it reads “Got Catholicism?” Or how about a picture of a Rabbi with blood dripping from his mouth after bludgeoning a small Palestinian boy with a knife ... More >>

Remi Kanazi: The Next Path for Israel/Palestine

Monday, 16 January 2006, 11:52 am | Remi Kanazi

Given the recent political death of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, many in Israel and the Occupied Territories are wondering who will the former premier’s spot. Likewise, Palestinians and Israelis are closely watching to see who will govern Palestinian ... More >>