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How America’s Support for Israel Helps Daesh Find New Recruits

Place yourself in the mind of a Palestinian. You have just been told by the Secretary of State of the outgoing US Administration in Washington that your people should have «a future of freedom and dignity» and «the Israeli Government’s program of establishing civilian settlements in the occupied territory is inconsistent with international law». Might…

A Blessing in Disguise? The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

So how could Trump as president benefit Palestinians in any way? Simply put: clarity. And end to Washingtonian doublespeak would be good for Palestine. The article A Blessing in Disguise? The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine was originally published at Foreign Policy Journal. Source: Foreign Policy Journal A Blessing in Disguise? The Trump…

Condemning Israeli Settlement Expansion: UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Secretary Kerry’s Speech

Resolution 2334, and especially the Kerry speech, do not depart from fundamentally mistaken presentations of how to move diplomacy forward. The article Condemning Israeli Settlement Expansion: UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Secretary Kerry’s Speech was originally published at Foreign Policy Journal. Source: Foreign Policy Journal Condemning Israeli Settlement Expansion: UN Security Council Resolution 2334…

Netanyahu Calls for Pardoning Israeli Soldier Convicted of Manslaughter

nsnbc : Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu, one day after a military tribunal convicted IDF soldier Elor Azaria of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of the 21-year-old Palestinian Abdul Fattah al-Sharif in March 2016, called for pardoning Azaria. (archives) Netanyahu posten on his Facebook page “This is a difficult and painful day for all of…

Clashes Erupt After Israeli Solider Is Convicted Of Manslaughter For Executing Wounded Palestinian Assailant

In 2016, the international community was outraged when a video clip recording showed a young Israeli soldier, Sargeant Elor Azaria, executing at point blank range a Palestinian assailant who lay wounded and motionless on the ground, after he stabbed another Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank. Azaria was an army medic serving in the…

Bolton: Cut Aid To All Who Voted Against Israel In UN Resolution

Picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be a key figure in the US State Department John Bolton is calling on the US to impose harsh cuts in US aid to “retaliate” against all 14 nations which voted in favor of the UN Security Council resolution critical of Israel’s settlement expansion. Bolton suggested this as leverage…

Half of the weapons that the international anti-terrorist coalition headed by the US drops from the air over Syria end up in the hands of the terrorist grouping known as the Islamic State, or Daesh, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stated.“The question of fighting terrorism needs to be asked first and foremost to the…