Egypt, preparing for a massacre?

  Egypt, preparing for a massacre? General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s deputy prime minister, defence minister, army commander-in-chief, and the person in control of the country’s post-coup interim government, Wednesday called on Egyptians to give him a mandate to confront ‘violence and…terrorism’. ‘This coming Friday, all honourable Egyptians must take to the street to give me a mandate,…

Syria as a Game-Changer: US Political Impotence in the Middle East

Syria as a Game-Changer: US Political Impotence in the Middle East By: Ramzy Baroud In an article published May 15, 2013, American historical social scientist Immanuel Wallerstein wrote, “Nothing illustrates more the limitations of Western power than the internal controversy its elites are having in public about what the United States in particular and western…

Practicing deceit-preaching peace

Edition 2: No. 70 Practicing deceit-preaching peace Rana Baker, 21, a recent graduate of Business Administration in Gaza who writes for the Electronic Intifada and Al Monitor in this strident article Two politicians show the farce of Europe’s concern for Palestine describes how European politicians come to Palestine thinking themselves saviours, and yet they aid…

Obama’s visit to South Africa

   Edition 2: No. 69 Barack Obama’s visit to South Africa and his praise for Nelson Mandela was blank as blank could be. He referred to Mandela as an ‘inspiration’ from his struggle against apartheid.   Empty words from a US President Barack Obama who has so visibly played the status quo card on Palestine all through…