Micha Kurz, writing for the Harper Decade.com, illustrates the kind of regressive and divisive Canada we’ve seen under the Harper regime, especially in its efforts (or lack thereof) to support peace negotiations in the Middle East. (“Canada: A Dishonest Broker for Peace in the Middle East“, TheHarperDecade.com, 27 August 2015). Although Harper touts the importance […]
Writers from Haaretz analyze relations between Israel and Gaza on the anniversary of Operation Protective Edge in ‘The Forgotten War: A year since Gaza’ (Haaretz, 2 July 2015) . One year after Operation Protective Edge, Haaretz sends its top writers to examine what has changed since the 50-day conflict between Israel and Hamas, and to ask whether […]
Gideon Levy, columnist at Israeli newspaper Haaretz, provides insight into Israel’s recent elections and the direction his native land is headed.
Almost every city and town in today’s Israel has a “Balfour Street”, named after Britain’s foreign secretary during WWI. It is a poignant reminder of the fact that while WWI was fought mostly in Europe, it had profound consequences around the globe, and its effects still shape today’s world, particularly in the Middle East.
The United States has declared its involvement in the war in Iraq over (Thom Shanker & Michael S. Schmidt, “U.S. War in Iraq Declared Officially Over,” New York Times, 15 December 2011): The United States military officially declared an end to its mission in Iraq on Thursday even as violence continues to plague the country […]