Post Tagged with: "Israel"

A Palestinian Failure

October 27, 2014 11:52 am0 comments
A Palestinian Failure

Shortly after the war in Gaza, trouble started elsewhere – this time in Jerusalem inside the Occupied Palestinian Territory of the West Bank. Although it is hard to pinpoint the exact start of the problems, Palestinians have been protesting the fact that Israeli Jewish settlers have been allowed access to […]

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Does Israel have a policy of genocide?

October 19, 2014 4:31 pm0 comments
Does Israel have a policy of genocide?

On the 23rd of September, 2014, president of the Palestinian authority, Mahmoud Abbas, gave a speech at the UNGA (United Nations General Assembly). The speech caused an uproar mainly within Israeli politics, but also with Israel’s allies like the United States, because it accused Israel of “genocide”. The accusation of genocide […]

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Gaza and oversimplification in the Israeli media

July 25, 2014 9:51 am0 comments
Gaza and oversimplification in the Israeli media

Following a statement by Israeli prime minister, Netanyahu, that claimed the war in Gaza is proof why Israel can never leave the West Bank, Ynet news published an article. This article is an example of how Zionists within Israel interpret these statements, oversimplify them and willingly ignore context to paint a black and white picture. The article […]

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Israel’s missing teens – hypocrisy or empathy?

June 21, 2014 10:15 am0 comments
Israel’s missing teens – hypocrisy or empathy?

On Thursday the 12th of June, three Israeli teenagers went missing outside an illegal settlement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Since then, the Israeli and US government have suspected and blamed the Palestinian Islamist party, Hamas, of the incident and it is now widely believed that they have been kidnapped. […]

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Israel and Iran need each other

June 10, 2014 1:03 pm0 comments
Israel and Iran need each other

When it comes to the Middle East and the relations between the countries within, everyone who even watches the news briefly knows that there exists a country called Israel, and another called Iran and that they are both rivals. If Israel and Iran were personified, they would be Batman and […]

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Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

February 25, 2014 1:35 pm0 comments
Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

Note; Haaretz has premium status for some articles, meaning that, after some time, material may not be available to viewers unless they pay a subscription fee. This is why I may paraphrase a lot so as to respect their material.  The Israeli national newspaper, Haaretz, has published an article reporting on changes […]

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The Middle East is devastating itself – not Obama’s inaction

February 4, 2014 11:03 am1 comment
The Middle East is devastating itself – not Obama’s inaction

A recent article came out of the Independent titled Obama’s inaction is quietly devastating the Middle East.  My reaction is to disagree with this statement. Yes, the United States has been responsible; in a way; for some of the destabilizing and the conflict. Its invasion of Iraq has been a disaster […]

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The causes of International Issues and Problems

May 23, 2013 10:30 am5 comments
The causes of International Issues and Problems

In this day and age, one thing is clear: international issues and problems have many causes, but what exactly are they? Terrorism is an international issue with several causes. The first and major cause of terrorism is religious fundamentalism and extremism. The reason this leads to terrorist activity is due […]

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