Why i had to leave the times

By Robert Fisk (source: The Independent) He is a caliph, I suppose, almost of the Middle Eastern variety. You hear all these awful things about Arab dictators and then, when you meet them, they are charm itself. Hafez al-Assad once held my hand in his for a long time...

Palestine un history of a double standard

By Marwan Bishara (source: Al Jazeera) The struggle for Palestinian nationhood is entering yet another new phase in its decades-long history. Failure to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and Israel’s 40-year occupation, in the words of UN former Secretary...

Instilled memory and ten little boats

By Uri Avnery (source: Palestine Chronicle) For several weeks now, our army and navy have been in a state of high alert, bravely facing a deadly threat to our very existence: ten little boats trying to reach Gaza. These vessels are carrying a dangerous gang of vicious...

Palestines norwegians

Marxist-Multiculturalists for BDS By Vijay Prashad (source: Counterpuch.org) Sitting on an Amtrak train from New Haven to Washington, DC on Friday, I was enjoying my thriller, Kjell Ola Dahl’s The Man in the Window. Dahl’s police procedural novels are set...