Tag: Israel

On the Front Lines: Middle Eastern Rivals Take Their Fight to Jerusalem

Already at the core of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Jerusalem is emerging as yet another frontline in the struggle for regional hegemony in the Middle East. With its annexationist policies, Israel is backing Saudi and UAE efforts to counter Turkish activity in the city and weaken Jordan’s position as the custodian of Islam’s third most holy site. Israel, with the backing...

Israel Annexation Plan: The world Is More Than Just a Silent Partner

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s target date for launching annexation came and went, and the world continued spinning on its axis.  There is no annexation happening, at least not yet – although Israel’s brutal control over the Palestinian territories is certainly still happening. It is hard to know if or when annexation will reappear on the agenda as a substantive...

Israel Annexation Plan Puts International Law to The Test – Is It Still Relevant?

If Israel’s planned annexation of a further thirty percent of Palestinian territory goes ahead on July 1st or anytime thereafter then international law and a rules-based world is toast. International law is under the microscope this week and the examination will determine whether a rules based world order is a reality or a figment of the imagination spouted for effect...

Learning From the Past: History Provides Clues into Israel’s West Bank Annexation

Palestine has been annexed, occupied, stolen, and Palestinians have been dispossessed, exiled, caged, detained, subjected to an apartheid regime, and killed by the state of Israel for over seven decades. Every few years the world wakes up to protest some aspect of Israeli apartheid, occupation, or a massacre, and then it returns safely to its deep slumber. Every so often,...

Wait, Iran & Syria Are Now Officially On Opposite Sides In Libya? Why!?

The Alt-Media Community simply can’t make sense out of the fact that Iran and Syria now officially support opposite sides in Libya since it completely contradicts the long-running but factually false narrative that these two Resistance allies are always on the same side out of “ideological solidarity” with one another. *** Alt-Media = Alt-Reality It’s not hyperbole to state that...

The PLO’s Half-Hearted Attempt to Counter Israeli Annexation of Palestine

The painful truth is that the Palestinian Authority of President Mahmoud Abbas has already ceased to exist as a political body that holds much sway or relevance, either to the Palestinian people or to Abbas’ former benefactors, namely the Israeli and the American governments. So, when the Palestinian Authority Prime Minister, Mohammed Shtayyeh, announced on June 9, that the Palestinian leadership...