BDS lays the basis for a true peace process

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No peace without the "presence of justice." BDS, embodies this self-evident principle. By David Letwin - Sabbah Report § The recent collapse of the "Kerry Plan" to revive the two-state solution has once again exposed the peace process as a cynical travesty devoid of justice. Recycled in various … [Read more...]

International kowtowing to Israel must end now

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The Americans and Europeans have tried being the voice of reason and failed. Now they must speak to Israel in the language it understands best (hint: it's not Hebrew.) By Gideon Levy - Sabbah Report § If there is a world, let it appear immediately. For now, there's the sense of an ending of the … [Read more...]

Nobody to negotiate with in Israel and why

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Netanyahu's "minimal set of conditions" require the Palestinians to abandon their struggle for justice and accept crumbs from Zionism's table. By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § The headline over an interview Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu gave to Bloomberg's Jeffrey Goldberg was Netanyahu: There is … [Read more...]

Wow! An Israeli government minister speaks the truth!

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Israel in is on its way to becoming a state ruled by neo-fascists. By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § Who was it? Justice Minister and chief negotiator (with the Palestinians) Tzipi Livni. What did she say? On 9 May she said on Army Radio that Israeli settlements were to blame for the failure of … [Read more...]

Palestinian Collaboration Overshadows Latest Talks

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Was the "fix" in? by Jeff Blankfort - Sabbah Report § Shortly after the signing of the Oslo accords between Israel and the PLO in 1993, the Jerusalem Post ran a cartoon that depicted a critical aspect of those accords which has rarely been discussed much less acknowledged. In the cartoon, a smiling … [Read more...]

Zionism beyond control and choices for the Palestinians

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By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § The conclusion to be drawn from the Obama administration's predictable and predicted failure to get an Israeli-Palestinian peace process going is that the Zionist (not Jewish) monster state is beyond control. And the question arising is this. What are the real choices for the … [Read more...]

Peace between unequal parties

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By Andrew J. Bacevich - Sabbah Report § THE COLLAPSE of Secretary of State John Kerry's effort to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has provoked much handwringing. A recurring theme is this: Given that the deal's basic terms are known to all, why can't the parties involved just sign and have done … [Read more...]

Time for Obama To Earn His 2009 Nobel Prize

U.S. President Barack Obama holds his Nobel Prize during the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony at City Hall in Oslo on December 10, 2009. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

By James M. Wall - Sabbah Report § President Obama has suggested a "pause" following the failure of the most recent Israel-Palestine peace negotiations. A pause is an option, of course, but it needs to be a "pregnant pause", defined by one source as: "A pause that gives the impression that it will be … [Read more...]

Peace process: PLO ignores interview request

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Questions activists want answered are posted here By Stuart Littlewood - Sabbah Report § The futile exercise reviving peace talks between Mahmoud Abbas’s half-baked puppet administration and the Israelis has come to a much-predicted end. It collapsed after Israel reneged on an agreement to release … [Read more...]

Marwan Barghouti on Sham Peace Talks and Abbas

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By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § In May 2004, he was lawlessly convicted of three attacks killing five people. A three-judge panel admitted he had no involvement. It didn't matter. Weeks later, he got five life sentences plus 40 years imprisonment. He's a prisoner of conscience. He calls himself … [Read more...]

Netanyahu Cuts Relations with Palestine; Can It Survive?

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It was not the step of a democratic leader asking the people for approval on the sharp shift of policies he desires. By Roi Tov § Sabbah Report § On April 8, 2014, Netanyahu cut relations with Palestine. It was not the step of a powerful leader standing in front of the people and announcing a policy … [Read more...]

If Kerry fails, what then?

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Suppose the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, fails to cajole the Israeli and Palestinian leaders into finally ending their conflict. What would happen next? By Sam Bahour and Tony Klug - Sabbah Report § A tsunami of pent-up animosities is likely to be unleashed, with each side holding the other … [Read more...]

How to keep the Palestinian cause alive

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By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § The headline over a presentation by Jews for Justice for Palestinians of the text of a talk given by Norman Finkelstein to a number of British universities in mid-March was The End of Palestine? It’s time to sound an alarm. The purpose of this article is to do just … [Read more...]

Peace Process Hypocrisy

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By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § Sunday so-called Israeli/Palestinian/US peace talks ended in failure. More on this below. Fact: Washington is no honest broker! Fact: It never was! Fact: It's not one now! Fact: Longstanding US policy one-sidedly favors Israel! Fact: Both countries … [Read more...]

It’s the Palestinians’ fault, let them pay

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This cynical and useless game, whose only purpose is to prove again that the occupied ones are to blame, will end in bloodshed. By Gideon Levy - Sabbah Report § Occasionally the chutzpah of the Americans, and even of the Israelis, believe it or not, reaches still newer heights. This can be seen in the … [Read more...]

When the peace process grinds to a halt, what then?

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For the first time since the US launched the Middle East peace talks last summer, the Palestinian leadership may be sensing it has a tiny bit of leverage. Barack Obama met the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Washington last week in what Palestinian officials called a “candid and difficult” meeting. The … [Read more...]

Advancing the Kerry Peace Process [Podcast]

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The Middle East Institute presents a discussion about the current status of the peace process and the challenges it face. The talk feature three peace process experts - Daniel Levy, Aaron David Miller, and Shibley Telhami - who analyzes the obstacles and opportunities and assess the next steps key actors … [Read more...]

Such A Deal – Palestinians Should Walk Away

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By Philip Giraldi - Sabbah Report Australian-American former Ambassador Martin Indyk is the lead negotiator for Secretary of State John Kerry’s Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative. He heads a nearly all-Jewish American negotiating team, including David Makovsky, a “mapping expert” from the American Israel … [Read more...]