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Netanyahu’s new Israeli government: Here we go again

By Alon Ben-Meir, Professor of International Relations, Center for Global Affairs at NYU. At the eleventh hour, Prime Minister Netanyahu hustled to put his coalition government together only two days before President Obama’s visit to Israel. Undoubtedly, Netanyahu’s last-ditch effort…

Chomsky supports UK MP’s criticism of Israel

American academic Noam Chomsky has lent his support to a British Liberal Democrat MP, who criticized the Israeli regime’s violent treatment of Palestinians. Earlier in January, Bradford East MP David Ward accused “the Jews” in Israel of having failed to…

A good day for shaking prejudices

The interesting thing about a piece of good news that defies apparently established prejudice, discrimination and even a state of undeclared war is that it can “shock” us out of our acceptance that “things are the way they are”, people…

Regarding the situation in Israel and Palestine

World without Wars and Violence Statement Once more the Middle East, centred on modern day Israel and Palestine, is in a situation of war and we find it again necessary to take a position. We base our position on the…

Who benefits from the Arab-Israeli Conflict?

As some kind of ceasefire inches its way ahead with the help of surrounding interested parties the ‘you started first’ usual rhetoric from both sides involved in the present round of missiles exchange between Hamas and Israel leaves everybody none…

Exclusive: As Obama and Romney Agree on Afghan War, Israel and Syria, Third Parties Give Alternative

In the last of our exclusive “Expanding the Debate” series, we bring you highlights of our coverage of last night’s final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, with the added voices of third-party candidates. As Obama and Romney…

‘Of Bombs and Comics’

By Uri Avnery*, TRANSCEND – My first reaction to Binyamin Netanyahu’s exhibition of comics at the UN General Assembly was shame. Shame that the supreme elected representative of my country would stoop to such a primitive rhetorical device, bordering on…

Iranians in Tel Aviv

In March 2012 we reported on a new project between Israelis and Iranians to oppose the sabre rattling rhetoric of their leaders: We Love You. This initially run as a Facebook initiative and it has been growing and developing. About…

UN Chief Condemns in Iran ‘Threats by Any Member State to Destroy Another’

In a message implicitly addressed to Iran for its repeated threats against Israel and which might also have been indirectly referring to Tel Aviv’s reported plans to launch a military attack on Iran, the UN chief condemned in Tehran “threats…

Israelis Protest Government’s War Drums against Iran

The Israel public has been bombarded with hawkish statements regarding the situation with Iran and the drum roll of war is echoing in the ears of every Israeli citizen, according to local peace and disarmament campaigners. The Israeli government has…

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