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John Pilger: Gaza and the Threat of World War

“There is a taboo,” said the visionary Edward Said, “on telling the truth about Palestine and the great destructive force behind Israel.  Only when this truth is out can any of us be free.” For many people, the truth is out now.  At last, they know.  Those once intimidated into silence can’t look away now. Staring at them from their TV, laptop, phone, is proof of ...

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Uri Avnery: God Wills It

FOR SIX decades my friends and I have warned our people: if we don't make peace with the nationalist Arab forces, we shall be faced with Islamic Arab forces. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict will turn into a Jewish-Muslim conflict. The national war will become a religious war. National conflicts are basically rational. They concern territory. They can usually be solved by compromise. Religious conflicts ...

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Sam Bahour: Israelis, Stop Swimming in Our Shit

A new report by Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network details the damage that consecutive Israeli military assaults have caused to Gaza’s water systems, whereby 95 percent of the water consumed in the Strip for decades has been unfit for human consumption. By Sam Bahour Tel Aviv beach (photo: Wikimedia Commons) Palestinians in Gaza are starting to wake up from the shell-shock ...

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Omar Shaban: Honor the Victims – Avoid Past Mistakes in the Reconstructing Gaza

Overview As shocking as the horrors of the war that Israel unleashed on the Gaza Strip from July 7 have been, the extent of the damage may turn out to be even more appalling. A donor conference for Gaza is planned for September in Norway, but if donors and the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority adopt the same approach to reconstruction that they followed after the past two wars, Gaza’s suffering wil ...

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Hamde Abu Rahma: Something Very Funny

  Occasionally i observe something very funny and sad at same time, if a Isreali ,Jewish or International speaks about palestine people will believe them but when a palestinian talks about palestine less people seem to care or even believe them. this is really sad because the Israeli , jewish or International didn't spend their childhood in palestine, didn't live every moment in this situation, ...

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Paul Craig Roberts: Warning to the World – Washington and its NATO & EU Vassals are Insane

Herbert E. Meyer, a nutcase who was a special assistant to the CIA director for a period during the Reagan administration, has penned an article calling for Russian President Putin’s assassination. If we have “ to get him out of the Kremlin feet-first with a bullet hole in the back of his head, that would be okay with us.” http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/08/how_to_solve_the_putin_probl ...

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His Majesty King Abdullah: As the Arabs See the Jews”

    "As the Arabs see the Jews" His Majesty King Abdullah, The American Magazine November, 1947   Summary This fascinating essay, written by King Hussein’s grandfather King Abdullah, appeared in the United States six months before the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. In the article, King Abdullah disputes the mistaken view that Arab opposition to Zionism (and later the state of Israel) ...

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Feroze Mithiborwala: Gaza Ceasefire

The Palestinian Resistance stands resolute & victorious!  Israel suffers another strategic defeat! After more than 50 days of devastating bombings, which lead to the deaths of more than 2200 Palestinians and with more than 10,000 grievously injured - the question being asked in Israel is - "What did we achieve?"   Thus whilst there are jubilant scenes across the streets of Gaza with ...

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Gideon Levy: Gevalt, anti-Semitism

Since its establishment, more Jews were hurt in wars and terror attacks in Israel than anywhere else. The war in Gaza endangered world Jews as well, as no other war has before it. Pro-Palestinian protester holds a placard reading 'Humanists Not Anti-semites' at Place de La Republique, during a banned demonstration in support of Gaza, in Paris, France, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Photo by AP Israel is t ...

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