As`ad AbuKhalil says current U.S.-NATO strategic calculations are demoting Israel from its once central position and will leave the apartheid state increasingly reliant on new alliances with the U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Michael C Hudson & the Arabs
The late scholar was co-founder of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown, which directly challenged the Zionist narrative and traditional Orientalist teaching, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
Hawks Who Want War with Iran Work Overtime
Opponents of the nuclear deal are trying to maintain draconian Trump-era sanctions, write Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin.
The Perils & Absurdity of Iraq War 4.0
Danny Sjursen says more deaths of those once-invisible contractors could end up pulling the U.S. into yet another phase of hopeless, wasteful war.
Chris Hedges: Don’t be Fooled by the Cancel Culture Wars
Politically correct speech and symbols of inclusiveness, without a concerted assault on corporate power, will do nothing to change the system.
Israel’s Losing Battle: Palestine Advocacy in the University
Hatem Bazian says Israel has lost standing in the university setting and broader civil society due to its violations of human rights and international law.
Israel’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires
Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswomen, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains.
UK Israel Lobby Adds Muscle as US Lobby Weakens
British politics are being plunged into a stifling silence on the longest example of mass human rights abuses sanctioned by the West in modern history, writes Jonathan Cook.
Anti-Semitism and Double Standards
Criticizing Israel is considered bad form, writes Daniel Lazare, but keeping mum about Saudi crimes is fine as long as the donations continue to flow.
How the Israel Lobby Got its Start
As the annual AIPAC conference wraps up in Washington on Tuesday, historian Walter Hixson looked back on the Israel Lobby’s origins in this speech last Friday to the “Israel Lobby & American Policy Conference” at the National Press Club.