The Matrix of Control

The Matrix of Control

Jeff Halper describes himself as an “activist-scholar,” which adopts a controversial self-identification. The conventional stance erects a high wall between scholarship and activism. His activist credentials have been built up over many years. A co-founder...
10 Easy Pieces

10 Easy Pieces

A litany of two-faced leaders. Nine American Presidents (plus Hillary Clinton) have all emphatically and explicitly stated their desire to stop Israeli settlement in the West Bank. They all agreed on the importance of doing so as a cornerstone of American foreign...
Why Stop Now?

Why Stop Now?

Just a bit more blood to top off the honey. It’s the again and again and again. It’s the over and over and over, and always more of the same. Another military operation, mini-war, war. Once again the rough generals, again our correspondents reporting live from the...
Diplomatic Tsunami

Diplomatic Tsunami

Is time for peace running out for Israel? Egypt under Mubarak had become the lynchpin, on the Arab side, of implementing Israel’s divide and rule policies toward the Palestinians. With Mubarak gone, those policies are unraveling quickly. Egypt has secretly negotiated...
The Assault on Israeli Legitimacy

The Assault on Israeli Legitimacy

Chris Hedges on Netanyahu, Lieberman and the future of Israel. Israel, with its vast settlement expansion – including the hundreds of new homes it intends to build in East Jerusalem – makes no pretense anymore about working toward a two-state solution. It is an...