Shunned by Trump, Mahmoud Abbas Looks to Biden to Revive a Long Dead “Peace Process”

When all hope seemed lost, where Abbas found himself desperate for political validation and funds, Biden arrived like a conquering knight on a white horse and swept the Palestinian leader away to safety. 

Biden Peace Prcocess

No one seemed as excited about the election of Joe Biden being the next President of the United States as Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas. When all hope seemed lost, where Abbas found himself desperate for political validation and funds, Biden arrived like a conquering knight on a white horse and swept the Palestinian leader away to

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The Book of Palestine: National Liberation vs Endless Negotiations

What will it take for the Palestinian government to abandon the American option and, instead, to develop a rounded strategy that is founded on national unity, democratic representation and international solidarity? asks Ramzy Baroud.

Palestine Israel

Those who are still hoping that the new American agenda on Palestine and Israel is temporary, or reversible, should abandon this false hope. Washington’s complete adoption of Israel’s messianic, extremist policies regarding Occupied Palestine has been a long time in the making. And it is here to stay.  Despite the unmistakable clarity in the

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America’s Role in Removing a Revolutionary and Restoring War to Colombia

Colombia has been a U.S. ally in the latter’s’ efforts to control the region and is a venue for exploitation by U.S. corporations and financiers.

Supporters of Seuxis Paucias Hernandez-Solarte, better known by his alias Jesus Santrich, a leader of the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), hold posters asking for his freedom during a demonstration marking May Day to honor workers, in Bogota, Colombia, May, 1, 2018. (AP/Fernando Vergara)

Former FARC leader Jesús Santrich has been conducting a hunger strike since his arrest on April 9. His looming death ought to be big news in the United States whose government has responsibility for his fate. The U.S. State Department and DEA personnel did the groundwork in Colombia in manufacturing a case against him. The Southern New York

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Israeli PM Caught On Hot Mic Deriding ‘Crazy’ EU, Admitting To Syria Strikes

Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union’s “crazy” insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, listens to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a press conference in Budapest, Hungary, July 19, 2017. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)

BUDAPEST, Hungary  — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties with the 28-nation bloc, and trumpeting Israel as essential to its prosperity and survival. Netanyahu was

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Palestinians Drop All Preconditions For Peace Talks With Israel

The move away from preconditions put the ball squarely in Israel’s court

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Abbas wants peace talks with Israel without any preconditions at all, as soon as possible. (AP/Virginia Mayo)

In a move that could be a major change in the Israel-Palestine peace process, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman today told Israeli media that the Palestinians have dropped all preconditions, including the call for a settlement freeze, related to peace talks. Friedman says that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas wants peace talks with

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Trump Selects His Anti-Peace Bankruptcy Lawyer As Ambassador To Israel

‘Trump’s approach to Israel-Palestine is going to really reinforce apartheid, promote annexation and not show any concern for the rights of Palestinians or for Israelis who really want peace,’ warned the director of Jewish Voice for Peace.

Trump Selects Anti-Peace Religious Extremist As Ambassador To Israel

AUSTIN, Texas --- President-elect Donald Trump has selected David Friedman, a notorious opponent of the peace process in Israel and Palestine and a financial supporter of illegal Israeli settlements, to be the next U.S. ambassador to Israel. Trump, who officially nominated Friedman on Dec. 15, is unlikely to quell the accusations of corruption

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