PEOPLE ARE OFTEN NOT what they seem. Not only that, people frequently don’t really believe in the sentiments and ideas they claim to hold. Which is why I cast a… Read more »
How the West seeded the Desert Storm clouds
Modern Mideast history dates from the crumbling of the Ottoman Empire after World War I, when hegemony over the region was consolidated by western European powers, primarily Britain and France…. Read more »
United Nations: camouflage for Desert Storm
It’s a tragedy of the Gulf war that so many in the U.S. antiwar movement saw no alternative to Bush’s blitzkrieg other than the U.N. economic sanctions against Iraq. And… Read more »
Bush’s obscene victory: recession, repression, reaction & ruin
Twenty years after Vietnam, the U.S. Air Force finally got to bomb a Third World country back to the Stone Age. Iraq was blown to smithereens. Roads, bridges, farms, homes,… Read more »
Jews on the Left: Don’t turn right!
Trump’s vitriolic attempt to smear criticism of Israel as anti-Semitism is nothing new. This excellent column from 1991 refutes the claim decisively.
Israel floods occupied areas with settlers as “peace process” fizzles
It’s like a magician’s trick. With everyone’s eyes on the “peace process,” what’s really going on in the Mideast is accelerated war, Israel against Palestine — settlement of occupied territory,… Read more »
For the good of Palestine and Israel: Bring the political exiles home!
The National Comrades of Color Caucus of the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women turns over its regular space this issue to Dr. Raya Fidel, a Jewish activist and professor… Read more »
Intifada forces Mideast breakthrough
IS THE AGREEMENT SIGNED IN SEPTEMBER between Israel and the PLO an enormous advance for the cause of Palestinian self-determination and peace in the Middle East? Or is it a… Read more »
TURKEY Fascist-leaning government targets Kurds and dissidents Recent assaults against progressives at home and Kurdish people in both Turkey and northern Iraq show that the Turkish government is anything but… Read more »
MIDDLE EAST U.S. supports and benefits from ongoing Israeli atrocities U.S. defense contractors may turn out to be the prime beneficiaries of the merciless 16-day pounding that Israeli bombs rained… Read more »