A legal advocacy group is calling the move to build a U.S. diplomatic compound in Jerusalem a violation of international law related to the respect of private property, Peoples Dispatch reports.
Palestinians Face Forced Expulsions as Biden Pledges Allegiance to Israel
During his visit, the U.S. president ignored the exclusion of the Palestinian people from Israel’s “democracy,” writes Marjorie Cohn.
The Israel Narrative Is Crumbling
There are only so many viral videos of unconscionable acts that can be dismissed, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Western Media Slammed for Coverage of Deadly IDF Attacks on Gaza
A U.S. State Department spokesperson also faced criticism for refusing to condemn the reported killing of Palestinian children.
The Reification of Ramallah: Undermining a Palestinian Capital in Jerusalem
The Palestinian Authority’s investments in Ramallah, particularly in governmental buildings and monuments, solidify the Israeli agenda to deny Palestinians a capital in Jerusalem, writes Halah Ahmad.
Talk of Moving UK’s Embassy in Israel
As things stand, the EU prohibition on relocating embassies to Jerusalem will fall on Nov. 1, writes Craig Murray.
Is Leaked Document Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century?’
If genuine, the report published by an Israeli newspaper widely seen as Netanyahu’s mouthpiece offers a catastrophic vision of the Palestinians’ future, writes Jonathan Cook.
America’s Absence in Istanbul: A Sign of Decline, Not Surrender
Team Trump missed the summit on Syria. In that, Patrick Lawrence sees another sign of Washington’s failure to accept its loss of diplomatic primacy.
The Israel-gate Side of Russia-gate
While unproven claims of Russian meddling in U.S. politics have whipped Official Washington into a frenzy, much less attention has been paid to real evidence of Israeli interference in U.S. politics, as Dennis J Bernstein describes.
Trump’s Lethal Decision on Jerusalem
President Trump has won praise from Christian Zionists and many staunch supporters of Israel for declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital, but critics say it only makes peace a more distant goal, reports Dennis J Bernstein.