Opinion

The Israeli Occupation as a Threat to Rules-Based World Order

By Majdi Khaldi1 On September 18, 1967, roughly four months after Israel occupied the 22 percent left of Arab Palestine, the Israeli Foreign Ministry submitted a legal opinion to its prime minister’s office. Known as the “Meron Opinion,” it aimed to answer questions regarding the establishment of settlements in the …

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The British Prime Minister’s moral compass needs to be recalibrated

By: Professor Manuel Hassassian, Ambassador of Palestine to The Kingdom of Denmark On December 20th 2019, the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. This is a step in the right direction for the international community to uphold universal principles …

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Noam Chomsky: Solidarity movements key to changing US Middle East policy

From nuclear disarmament to Palestinian rights, Noam Chomsky discusses the need to disrupt authoritarian alliances and an entrenching ‘Greater Israel.’ By Lilach Ben David Professor Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist and one of the most important political thinkers of last half century, may have celebrated his 92nd birthday late last …

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‘Leaving Aside’ International Law: Why Democrats are as Dangerous as Republicans to a Just Peace in Palestine

By Ramzy Baroud Motivated by their justifiable aversion to former US President Donald Trump, many analysts have rashly painted a rosy picture of how Democrats could quickly erase the bleak trajectory of the previous Republican administration. This naivety is particularly pronounced in the current spin on the Palestinian-Israeli discourse, which …

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The best way to avoid an ICC probe: Don’t commit war crimes

With every settlement and military operation, Israel has been paving its own road to The Hague. By Avner Gvaryahu The decision released by the International Criminal Court last Friday, which confirmed it could look into suspected war crimes committed by Israel and Palestinian groups in the occupied territories, may have …

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