Intifada

Syrie : SitRep 104 avec Ayssar Midani (24 mai 2021)

Syrie : SitRep 104 avec Ayssar Midani (24 mai 2021). Au programme : – L’Intifada en Palestine   – Historique   – Soutiens mondiaux   – Situation actuelle   – Contexte régional – Les élections en Syrie (20 et 26 mai 2021)   – Respect du calendrier constitutionnel   – Réactions internationales   – Participation de la diaspora   – Incidents de Beyrouth Sources : Finkelstein: Gaza assault […]

Unity at Last: The Palestinian People Have Risen

Netanyahu may have hoped to use Sheikh Jarrah as a way of mobilizing his right-wing constituency, but his rash behavior has instead ignited a popular rebellion among Palestinians, exposing Israel for the violent, racist, and apartheid state that it is and always has been. 
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When the People Rose: How the Intifada Changed the Political Discourse around Palestine

Very few popular movements around the world, and throughout modern history, can be compared to the First Intifada, which remains as relevant today as it was when it began thirty-three years ago.
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When the People Rose: How the Intifada Changed the Political Discourse around Palestine

December 8 came and went as if it was an ordinary day. For Palestinian political groups, it was another anniversary to be commemorated, however hastily. It was on this day, thirty-three years ago, that the First Palestinian Intifada (uprising) broke out, and there was nothing ordinary about this historic event. Today, the uprising is merely viewed from a historic point[Read More...]

The Hopelessness Discourse: How Palestinian Pessimism Could Spark a Much-Needed Rebellion

In a recent TV discussion, a respected pro-Palestine journalist declared that if any positive change or transformation ever occurs in the tragic Palestinian saga, it would not happen now, but that it would take a whole new generation to bring about such a paradigm shift.
As innocuous as the declaration may have seemed, it troubled me greatly.

Flaws and merits in US Mideast policy are being corrected under Trump

Every so often, I take up the keyboard to weigh in on the doings of the people running the ancient and great nation of Iran. There is no cynicism in this statement: Iran is a highly technologically advanced, well-educated and fairly prosperous nation. However, Western news consumers would never know this because of the way the Iranian government and religious authorities act in trying to get what they want.

Palestine after Abbas

Although intended to inspire his Fatah Party followers, a televised speech by Mahmoud Abbas on the 51st Anniversary of the group’s launch highlighted, instead, the unprecedented crisis that continues to wreak havoc on the Palestinian people. Not only did Abbas sound defensive and lacking in any serious or new initiatives, but his ultimate intention appeared as if it was about his political survival, and nothing else.