Initiate A United Front To Support The Palestinian Struggle To Dismantle The Apartheid Regime In Israel

  26th June 2018 The Honourable President Recep Tayyip Erdogan President of  Turkey Cumhurbaskanligi Kulliyesi 06560 Bestepe, Ankara TURKEY The Honourable President Initiate A United Front To Support The Palestinian Struggle To Dismantle The Apartheid Regime In Israel   We congratulate you and your party on the magnificent victory in the recent elections despite foreign interference and…

What’s in Trump’s ‘deal of the century’? The answers are in plain sight

The White House’s peace plan is said to be days away. Meanwhile, Israel is getting a US nod as it carries on seizing Palestinian land There are mounting signals that Donald Trump’s much-delayed Middle East peace plan – billed as the “deal of the century” – is about to be unveiled. Even though Trump’s officials…

Scapegoating Iran

By Scott Ritter June 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” –  In a span of a little more than five months, North Korea and the United States have gone from trading verbal insults and mobilizing for war to engaging in vibrant diplomacy. Pyongyang now appears willing to consider eliminating its nuclear weapons and bringing an end to the…

How Israel’s Supreme Court provides support to occupation of West Bank, Gaza

The latest confrontation along the Gaza border appears to bolster the prevailing argument in Israel that the conflict with the Palestinians is not rooted in any way to Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory. Every Israeli is familiar with the following “facts”: Israel withdrew its settlements and forces from Gaza in 2005 and handed control to the Palestinian Authority,…

India’s Embattled Democracy

  Lawmakers from India’s main opposition Congress party and the Janata Dal (Secular) protested against Karnataka governor Valubhai Vala and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Bangalore, India, this month.   NEW DELHI — A fair and independent electoral process, an independent judiciary, a Parliament with a noisy opposition, a relatively free press and an army…

The false dichotomy between ‘Islamist’ and ‘secular’

Recent elections in Tunisia and Lebanon have underscored the different realities affecting political ‘Islamist’ victories While the 2011 Arab Spring tremors in Tunisia and Lebanon are subsiding, two elections have given a sense of the current state of political forces in the region, in very different contexts. Both the municipal vote in Tunisia and the…

The Gaza protests show that non-violent resistance will triumph

Israel has been exposed as an oppressive, ruthless state that violates international law by using lethal, high-velocity bullets against peaceful protesters Non-violent popular resistance is not new to the Palestinian people. It was practised in the famous six-month civil disobedience strike of 1936 and reached an impressive level during the First Intifada, forcing the Israeli…