Ahed Tamimi Proves That There Isn’t a Third Intifada
Opinion

Ahed Tamimi Proves That There Isn’t a Third Intifada

The viral rise of Ahed Tamimi to international stardom as the Resistance’s latest hero is to a large extent due to the interest that various parties have in diverting attention from the politically inconvenient fact that Hamas’ Third Intifada never really took off. Ahed Tamimi, the teenage Palestinian activist who became famous for slapping an…

Washington’s Seasonal Tidings of Phoenix-Style Dirty War for Afghanistan
Opinion

Washington’s Seasonal Tidings of Phoenix-Style Dirty War for Afghanistan

This week saw another deadly bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, only days after US Vice President Mike Pence promised American troops “victory was in sight.” This war is far from over, and signs are it will get much worse in the year ahead. Lurking behind the cheery seasonal tidings brought by Pence lies…

US Heavy Weapons to Ukraine. Does Trump have Another War in Mind, on Russia’s Doorstep?
Opinion

US Heavy Weapons to Ukraine. Does Trump have Another War in Mind, on Russia’s Doorstep?

Shipments of arms and munitions to Ukraine began after the February 2014 coup. Orchestrated by Obama’s administration, it replaced democratic governance with fascist putschists – an illegitimate regime under US-installed president Poroshenko. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert’s claim about the Trump administration’s decision to supply Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities as part of our effort…

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem: “Don’t-Hold-Your-Breath” 2- Long for Good Results
Opinion

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem: “Don’t-Hold-Your-Breath” 2- Long for Good Results

Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has attracted a great deal of international wrath, as well as riots and official condemnations. If you laid all the learned opinion pieces on this subject end-to-end they would go all the way round Trump’s mouth, and if they continue multiplying exponentially for the…