Category 2015 uprising

THE UPRISING IN PALESTINE: PITFALLS AND POSSIBILITIES

Decisive defeat has been the fate of many, perhaps most, political movements. Nevertheless, over the past half century, regional and international regressions have repeatedly inspired a revival and reassertion of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination. In their darkest moments, Palestinians have mustered the courage, the strength, and the will to keep the torch aflame. If […]

NORMAN FINKELSTEIN ON THE PALESTINIAN UPRISING

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“NO COUNTRY SHOULD BE UNDER SIEGE LIKE THAT”

So insisted US Secretary of State John Kerry this week, referring of course to the illegal siege of Gaza Israel: Israelis have a right to defend themselves against any violence that is attacking innocent people with a knife in the Old City, in Jerusalem or elsewhere. No country should be under siege like that, and the Palestinians need […]