The calculation of Israeli policymakers is that they must forcibly repress any form of resistance to their occupation regime, including non-violent resistance like protests.
There is a strong tendency among Palestinian supporters to equate the two-state solution with the goal of the US-led so-called “peace process”. This is a fundamental error with important strategic consequences in terms of achieving an end to Israel’s occupation regime.
Contrary to the popular Zionist myth upon which the entire so-called “peace process” was premised, UN Security Council Resolution 242 requires Israel to fully and immediately withdraw its armed forces from occupied Palestine.
The mainstream media perpetually deceives readers about what the two-state solution is in order to manufacture consent for the US’s rejection of it.
I spoke to Press TV about Israel’s escalation of illegal settlement activity and why now is actually an opportunity for Palestinians to seek justice.
John Kerry hails the Obama administration’s “assertive diplomacy” as though the US’s policies under his two terms wasn’t the opposite of diplomacy.
I spoke to a conference in Gaza about why the US government is the greatest obstacle to peace and how to see an end to Israel’s occupation regime.
The key to understanding the significance of the recent UN resolution on Israeli settlements lies in a proper assessment of why the US didn’t veto it.
The U.S. is pressuring the Palestinians to surrender to the demand to recognize Israel as a “Jewish State”, which effectively means renouncing their rights.
In remarks to the press at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Secretary of State John Kerry said that “neither peace nor prosperity are possible without security, and the United States will only support a final status agreement that makes both Israelis and Palestinians more secure than they are today.” He then proceeded to illustrate how meaningless this rhetorical commitment to Palestinian security was by detailing the U.S.’s commitment to Israel’s.