Jerusalem Protests: The Mob ‘Breaking Faces’ Learned from Israel’s Establishment
Opinion

Jerusalem Protests: The Mob ‘Breaking Faces’ Learned from Israel’s Establishment

Inside the Israeli parliament and out on the streets of Jerusalem, the forces of unapologetic Jewish supremacism are stirring, as a growing section of Israel’s youth tire of the two-faced Jewish nationalism that has held sway in Israel for decades. Last week, Bezalel Smotrich, leader of the far-right Religious Zionism faction, a vital partner if…

Let the Investigation Begin: The International Criminal Court, Israel and the Palestinian Territories
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Let the Investigation Begin: The International Criminal Court, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

In a 2-1 decision, the court found that “Palestine qualifies as ‘the State on the territory of which the conduct in question occurred’ for the purposes” of the Rome Statute.  This was so because Palestine had been accorded the status of a non-Member observer State in the United Nations, and in doing so, “would be…

As Biden Sweeps Away Trump’s Damaging Policies, Israel Still Gets a Free Pass
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As Biden Sweeps Away Trump’s Damaging Policies, Israel Still Gets a Free Pass

US President Joe Biden’s first week in the Oval Office delivered a stunning rebuke to the cruel and heinous policies of the Trump administration, reaffirming his campaign pledge to advance democracy and global human rights – with one notable exception: Israel. Sure, Biden’s immediate focus is combatting the Covid-19 pandemic, which is killing thousands of…

Washington’s Game of Chess in the Middle East and How It Will Play Out
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Washington’s Game of Chess in the Middle East and How It Will Play Out

Although the legacy of foreign policy has not been easy for Biden, there is no doubt that the problems of the Middle East, one way or another, will remain at the top of his agenda, and there’s many reasons for that. First of all, it is a very strategically advantageous region for manipulating the whole…