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 that he considers right no matter how difficult its path is. He is … [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 responsible for the failure and calling for retribution. Attempts to … [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 that. In his talk which analysed U.S. Secretary of State Kerry’s peace … [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 conspire against fundamental Palestinian rights! Fact: They want them … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ways in Which It Was Actually the Israeli Government That Derailed the Peace Talks

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By Juan Cole - Sabbah Report § Right wing Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday blamed the Palestinians for the collapse of peace negotiations that began last August under the auspices of Secretary of State John Kerry.  In fact, the Palestinians took no Israeli land whatsoever since August, whereas the Israelis doubled their pace of building squatter … [Read more...]