Obama and Palestine, well, Israel

I thought this article worthwhile to think with concerning a problem — Palestine — that is not going away any time soon: With Netanyahu bribe, Washington going for broke Jonathan Cook, The Electronic Intifada, 17 November 2010 With this latest diplomatic development the Palestinians will be the losers, again. (Oren Ziv/ActiveStills) Watching the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians drag on year after year without conclusion, it is … Read more Obama and Palestine, well, Israel

Palestine: Plus ça change…

I had been worried about this even amidst the euphoria of Obama’s election, as his pre-election kowtowing to AIPAC had given a foretaste of things to come, i.e. that in terms of US-Israel nothing would change in the post-Bush era. And indeed it looks like we are going down the same old road, a sad turn of events as the recent visit of Benjamin Netanyahu has shown. Here are … Read more Palestine: Plus ça change…