Democracy is Under Attack

This past week, I participated in a press conference on the steps of the Supreme Court sponsored by the National Commission for Voter Justice...

Why is the Israeli army finally worried about Gaza?

Last week Israeli military officials for the first time echoed what human rights groups and the United Nations have been saying for some time:...

Bollywood’s Treachery: Ganging up against Palestinian Rights

On a massive drive to cast Israel as a "normal democracy" and woo audiences in India's film-crazy population, its war criminal leader Benjamin Netanyahu...

Shithole Countries

Poor Donald Trump. He was simply asking for information, and they're all over him as if he were a racist thug. His choice of...

May Your Home Be Destroyed

WHEN I first met Yasser Arafat in besieged Beirut, in the summer of 1982, Abu Mazen was not present. But when I met him...

The Immigration Debate We Must Not Lose

The debate over US immigration policy is a very personal one for me. It's about my family's history and the hardships they faced coming...

Why Senator Cardin Is a Fitting Opponent for Chelsea Manning

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Ben Cardin, has become a big star in national media by routinely denouncing Russia as...

Only the Poor Die Screaming

If you had a million dollars to spend (but not on yourself), where would it do the most good? Well, the cost to cover...

Bibi’s Son or: Three Men in a Car

NO, I don't want to write about the affair of Ya'ir Netanyahu. I refuse adamantly. No force in the world will compel me to...

Ahed Tamimi offers Israelis a lesson worthy of Gandhi

Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi may not be what Israelis had in mind when, over many years, they criticised Palestinians for not producing a Mahatma Gandhi...

Social Media Madness: The Russia Canard

For several months we've been hearing a crescendo of outcries that Russia used social media to sway the 2016 presidential election. The claim has...

Why I Accused Israel of Cultural Genocide

Between Christmas and New Year's Day, I became embroiled in what The Jerusalem Post termed a "Twitter war" which they claimed, "raised eyebrows on...

The Jerusalem Question – Does Israel have unilateral rights to declare...

Does Israel have unilateral rights to declare Jerusalem as its capital? U.S. President Donald Trump thinks so. His controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the...

Iran: Here we go again?

"The people behind what is taking place think they will be able to harm the government," said Iran's First Vice-President, Eshaq Jahangiri. "But when...

Why I am Angry

I AM angry with the Mizrahi elite. Very angry indeed. Mizrah is the Hebrew word for East. Eastern Jews are those who lived for many...

Pakistan: Reflections on the Decadent Culture of Political Corruption

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell, 1984. Tyranny of the Forgotten Criminals Who Robbed the Nation President...

Kashmiri aspirations must be respected

“If parties (India & Pakistan) come here and both of them call upon the Security Council to make recommendations for the solution of their...

Defining What It Means to be Religious

Ever since we learned that eighty percent of self-described "born-again" Christians supported Donald Trump's candidacy for president, there has been a discussion about how...

2017 – The End of a Bad Year

2017 has proven to be a very disappointing year for most people around the globe. Starting with Donald Trump as the president of the...

Muslim leadership failed to mobilize support against triple talaq bill

It is not realistic that a fight or a contest will be won by both or all the contesting parties simultaneously. The stronger, the...