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Donald Trump urges Israel to 'hold off' on building on Palestinian land

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Israel’s prime minister to “hold off” on building Jewish settlements in land the Palestinians claim for their future state, yet held back from explicitly endorsing support for a future independent Palestine. 486 more words

World

Post #150: The Honeymoon is Over

President Trump is often depicted as “unconventional” and his actions “unprecedented.”  But his novelty exposes him and his administration to closer scrutiny than any previous presidency. 642 more words

BLOG

'Punch a Zionist Today': McGill University student leader's tweet condemned

A tweet by a McGill University student leader is being condemned by both students and Jewish groups.

Igor Sadikov posted “Punch a Zionist Today” on his… 319 more words

News

Trump’s new empire: Thoughts on American imperialism in the age of Trump. A sneak peek from Israel/Palestine

A guest post by Hagar Kotef and Merav Amir. Hagar Kotef is a Senior Lecturer of Political Theory and Comparative Political Thought at the Department of Politics and International Relations, SOAS, The University of London. 2,480 more words

Empire & Imperialism

On Israel-Palestine, Trump might end up another George W. Bush

Donald Trump’s grandiose pre-election promises notwithstanding, the new president is starting to make it fairly clear that he will neither quickly move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem nor give Israel an entirely free rein on the Palestinian question. 1,132 more words

Daily News

Palestinian-Israel conflict: The first Intifada

Thought Leader: Rohit Sharma

Introduction:

Palestinian-Israel conflict was new to my literary senses when I started following international events. By the time I delved more into international politics, the same conflict and the words associated with it like Al-naqba, Jerusalem, refugees, intifada etc.

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Longreads

Bertrand Russell and the Middle East

“The latest phase of the undeclared war in the Middle East is based upon a profound miscalculation. The bombing raids deep into Egyptian territory will not persuade the civilian population to surrender, but will stiffen their resolve to resist. 648 more words

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