Blinken Ignores Rwanda Genocide Anniversary for Good Reason. West Is Repeating Its Mistakes in Ukraine

Blinken Ignores Rwanda Genocide Anniversary for Good Reason. West Is Repeating Its Mistakes in Ukraine

If America’s role is to continue funding Ukrainian soldiers without genuinely wanting to negotiate peace, then all talks of peace are folly. Anthony Blinken is uncomfortable at the podium as he delivers a lengthy speech at NATO while the Ukraine war continues and the West’s response continues to not only confuse the Ukrainian leader but…

What’s Worse Than Catholic Churches Burning Down Across Canada?

What’s Worse Than Catholic Churches Burning Down Across Canada?

The West is on the cusp of a massive right-wing backlash from reckless liberal policies that refuse law and order its rightful place in the political establishment. Following the grim discovery of mass graves from Catholic-run schools for indigenous children, churches across Canada are being torched to the ground. Instead of the liberal government of…

Srebrenica – a Genocide Narrative That Is Running Out of Steam

Srebrenica – a Genocide Narrative That Is Running Out of Steam

In the Balkans truth generally lacks a transcendent or ontological dimension, it tends to be purely tribal. July 11 this year will mark the 26th anniversary of the tragic events that took place in 1995 in the east Bosnian district of Srebrenica. With each passing year the ceremony loses some of its luster and pomp,…

On ‘Conflict’ ‘Peace’ and ‘Genocide’: Time for New Language on Palestine and Israel

On ‘Conflict’ ‘Peace’ and ‘Genocide’: Time for New Language on Palestine and Israel

On May 25, famous American actor, Mark Ruffalo, tweeted an apology for suggesting that Israel is committing ‘genocide’ in Gaza. “I have reflected and wanted to apologize for posts during the recent Israel/Hamas fighting that suggested Israel is committing ‘genocide’,” Ruffalo wrote, adding, “It’s not accurate, it’s inflammatory, disrespectful and is being used to justify…

Where Infrastructure Means Prisons: A Drive into the Naqab and the Illusion of Israeli Democracy

Where Infrastructure Means Prisons: A Drive into the Naqab and the Illusion of Israeli Democracy

As I was preparing to leave Palestine, I found it harder to fall asleep. I spent the last few days in Jerusalem, mostly walking between the neighborhoods of Sheikh Jarrah in the north and Silwan in the south, crossing through the alleys of the Old City on the way. But even during the days when…

Another Guterres Tenure Means Exploitation of the Palestinian Cause

Another Guterres Tenure Means Exploitation of the Palestinian Cause

For Guterres, who will most probably lead the UN for another five years, the two-state compromise remains the only avenue, albeit one that caters for Palestinian loss resulting in Israel’s territorial appropriation, Ramona Wadi writes. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been selected by the Security Council for another term to lead the institution. Guterres,…