Post Tagged with: "Israel"

Conflict in Gaza: Balancing History and the Responsibility to Protect

Conflict in Gaza: Balancing History and the Responsibility to Protect

If there is anything that the current humanitarian tragedy in Gaza teaches us about R2P, it is that history challenges the fulfillment of the international R2P agenda.

Israel’s Serial Gaza Offensives Are Offensive

Israel’s Serial Gaza Offensives Are Offensive

Does the R2P apply in Gaza? This is a silly question – of course it does. R2P is a universal principle, not a light switch to be turned on and off at whim or convenience.

The Responsibility to Protect and the 2014 Conflict in Gaza

The Responsibility to Protect and the 2014 Conflict in Gaza

More civilians will die without concerted efforts to break the cycles of impunity and escalation that have been allowed to establish themselves in Israel and Palestine.

A Propensity to Ignore? R2P Advocacy and the Crisis in Gaza

A Propensity to Ignore? R2P Advocacy and the Crisis in Gaza

The ignorance by R2P advocacy groups of the situation in Gaza contributes to the perception that the R2P is a selective tool of western states.

Iran: New Year, Same Old Problems

Iran: New Year, Same Old Problems

As Iranians celebrate Nowruz, their New Year, they wake up to the same old problems. A truly new Iranian year would be one without the Clerical Regime.

The Palestinian Territories and The (Self)legitimizazion of the Settlements

The Palestinian Territories and The (Self)legitimizazion of the Settlements

It is often claimed that Article 80 of the UN Charter preserves Israel’s right to establish settlements. This problematic approach requires a better public understanding.

Interview – Noam Chomsky

Interview – Noam Chomsky

In this interview, Professor Noam Chomsky discusses the recent passing of Nelson Mandela, Iran, Israel-Palestine, the Syrian crisis, and his recent debate with Zizek.

Winners and Losers in the Syrian Civil War

Winners and Losers in the Syrian Civil War

The Syrian civil war has shaken up the political and strategic environment of the Middle East region, with all outcomes likely to bring political and economic uncertainties.

Ariel Sharon: Tactical Brilliance, Strategic Disaster

Ariel Sharon: Tactical Brilliance, Strategic Disaster

Sharon was a man of huge appetites, whose objectives were never modest. His actions usually produced damaging, unintended strategic consequences that made the problems he was trying to solve seem minor.

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt and Israel

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt and Israel

Morsi’s single year in power brought more changes in relations between Israel and Egypt than the many years of his predecessors, Presidents Mubarak, Sadat and Nasser.

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