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One last in memoriam: the Oslo Accords

By Chris Beall 

Since the reelection of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s Likud party in Israel’s Knesset election on March 17, there’s been a lot of talk about what these results mean for whatever still exists of a “peace process.” For many commentators and onlookers—human rights advocates among them—five more years of a Likud government brings a deep pessimism concerning the likelihood of foreseeable peace between Israel and Palestine. 1,709 more words

Transitional Justice

Netanyahu, Sisi and Assad: Peas in a pod

Israel:

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likened Hamas to al Qaeda, ISIS and other extremist Islamist groups Tuesday as he implored the international community to hold Palestinian militants responsible for the bloodshed in Gaza.

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Israel/Palestine

Israel’s “right to exist”: Nations are soul-searching everywhere – except in Israel

Illustration by Pep Montserrat for The National

Nations are soul-searching everywhere – except in Israel

Ben White

April 18, 2015Updated: April 18, 2015

Earlier this month, Israeli prime minister… 1,026 more words

Israel/Palestine

Weakening and Discrediting the UN: The Mission of Israeli QGOs

Weakening and Discrediting the UN: The Mission of Israeli QGOs

 

 

 

There are no better texts for assessing the damage done to the role and reputation of the UN by the Israeli Lobby than to consider Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent statements boasting about the U.S. 3,201 more words

Commentary

The Israel Lobby: Is It Good for the US? Is It Good for Israel? - National Press Club in Washington

On April 10, an all-day conference on “The Israel Lobby: Is It Good for the US? Is It Good for Israel?” was held at the National Press Club in Washington. 285 more words

Israel/Palestine

Outlook: Dervla Murphy

this evening (thursday 16th), 8.14-8.27pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

“… Dervla Murphy‘s latest book tells of spending months living in Israeli settlements and refugee camps in the Palestinian territories.”

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