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Archive | Commentary

  • David Buimovitch/Reuters

    The Problem with Solving Gaza is that Both Sides are Just Preparing for Another War

    by Uri Avnery
  • Lawrence Jackson/White House

    Obama and Europe: The Cost of Coolness

    by David J. Karl
  • Reuters

    Why Everyone Keeps Getting Syria and Iraq Wrong

    by Shaiel Ben-Ephraim
  • Israel Defense Forces

    Tunnel Wars: Israel’s Worst Fears are Realized

    by Uri Avnery
  • via Twitter

    A Political Fix is the Only Way to Solve Gaza

    by Michael Koplow
  • via Wikimedia

    Why I Keep Flying Malaysian Airlines

    by Arafat Kabir Upol
  • Oliver Weiken/European Pressphoto Agency

    How to End the Gaza War Once and For All

    by Uri Avnery
  • Getty Images

    Scottish Independence is Long Overdue

    by Sufyan bin Uzayr
  • Reuters

    Netanyahu’s Unwinnable War

    by Ramzy Baroud
  • YouTube

    Remembering the Srebrenica Massacre, 1995

    by Sufyan bin Uzayr
  • Israel Defense Forces

    Bombs, Rockets and Silence: Life in Gaza

    by Uri Avnery
  • Alex Wong/Getty Images

    Richard Perle, Noted Iraq War Advocate, Demonstrates Intellectual Dishonesty

    by Ramzy Baroud
  • Israel Defense Forces

    Israel Is Losing

    by Arafat Kabir Upol
  • Michael Shvadron

    Netanyahu: “We must defend Israel”: But from what? ISIS of Course

    by Uri Avnery
  • MGM

    Law and Order in 1990′s Manhattan: Dreaded Jury Duty

    by Claire McCurdy
  • Israel Defense Forces

    Three Kidnapped Israeli Teens and the Failed Peace Plan

    by Uri Avnery
  • Adnan Abidi/Reuters

    Modi, The Messiah

    by Rudy Ravindra
  • World Economic Forum

    The Redemption of Shimon Peres

    by Uri Avnery
  • Jean-Marc Ferré

    The Arab League: To Dissolve or not to Dissolve

    by Lee Nave
  • Reuters

    Time for Turkey to Support an Independent Iraqi Kurdistan

    by Michael Koplow
  • Lawrence Jackson/White House

    A Pivotal Time for the European Project

    by William Eger
  • Alexandros Vlachos/EPA

    Europe: The Sky’s Not Falling

    by Conn M. Hallinan
  • Facebook

    Paris Wants to Know: Where is U.S. Leadership in the World?

    by Daniel Wagner
  • Youtube

    A Massacre, Remembered

    by Peter Lee
  • Osservatore Romano/AFP Photo

    Patagonian Dreams

    by Uri Avnery
  • Biswaranjan Rout/AP Photo

    Recognising the Third Gender

    by Sudhanshu Tripathi
  • Toru Hanai/Pete Souza/Issam Romawi

    Obama to let Bibi and Mahmoud ‘Stew in their Own Juice’

    by Uri Avnery
  • Associated Press

    Only Tourism can Save Thailand

    by Daniel Wagner
  • Sebastian Derungs

    How to Rein in Putin

    by Arafat Kabir Upol
  • Cliff Owen/AP Photo

    Select Committee on Benghazi Needed for Answers

    by John Price
  • Jason Reed/Reuters

    The Obama Administration has itself to Blame for Renewed Benghazi Scrutiny

    by David J. Karl
  • Syrian rebels evacuating Homs's old city by buss. Source: Twitter

    Navigating Syria: The Impossible, Indispensable Mission

    by Ramzy Baroud
  • A U.S. Marine uses an interpreter during a patrol in Sahtut, Afghanistan

    Budget Uncertainty puts America’s National Security Interests at Risk

    by Timothy W. Coleman
  • Narendra Modi pictured here campaigning in Mumbai. Source: Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi’s Challenge

    by Rudy Ravindra
  • President Barack Obama during a joint presser with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III

    Letting the Rapist in the House: The U.S.-RP Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

    by Binoy Kampmark
  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: Olivier Pacteau

    Why Does Anyone Care what Mahmoud Abbas thinks about the Holocaust?

    by Michael Koplow
  • U.S.-Islamic World Forum

    The Moral Crisis at the Heart of Obama’s Mid-East Peace Effort

    by Ramzy Baroud
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former president, speaking at the Natanz nuclear facility

    Ahmadinejad is Gone, and so is Ahmadinejadism!

    by Kourosh Ziabari
  • Will this turn out to be the smoking gun?

    Video of Russian Lt. Colonel in Ukraine not Quite the Smoking Gun

    by Mark Galeotti