But that might not be a bad thing.
This latest diplomatic fiasco is another instance of the administration showing utter contempt for the views of the rest of the world.
The impact of recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem on the ‘peace process’ will be negligible, for the simple reason that it has long ceased to exist.
The site being considered is Palestinian private property stolen from its owners.
‘Rampant sexual abuse, drugs and despair’, as a recent Haaretz article claimed? Not in the Gaza we know. Gazans have outlived all predictions that they would break as individuals and as a society.
While FIFA said it “must remain neutral with regard to political matters,” it has in fact made a political decision not to sanction Israel.
Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital caused a firestorm online.
Congress has seen critics of Israel and defenders of Palestinian rights before, but none matched McCollum’s historic act.
Since Issa Amro’s arrest, many local and international rights groups called for his immediate release, launching the hashtag #StandWithIssa.
Michael Bennett’s refusal to become a tool of Israeli propaganda has arguably been the most explicitly political stance, to date, by a high profile athlete.
FIFA may somehow contrive to once again postpone a decision on Israeli human rights violations, but the issue isn’t going away and demands action.
Why a broad sporting boycott of Israel hasn’t emerged despite major successes for the movement in other arenas such as academia, entertainment, and business.
Why would 37,000 Palestinians take part in their own oppression, building illegal settlements and working their own land for the benefit of foreign settlers?
A story of deceit, mendacity, and imperial arrogance that has a contemporary resonance and significance.
Gabiam’s nuanced study of Syria’s Palestinian community is an engaging and informative read.
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