Rashid Khalidi discusses the response — in the US, in the Middle East, and elsewhere — to recent events, the history of the Zionist project and past peace processes.
Oliver Eagleton — Since the Al-Aqsa Flood on 7 October and the ensuing assault on Gaza, the Biden administration has performed what is euphemistically described as a ‘balancing act’.
Gilbert Achcar — A ground invasion appears imminent, but what is the political endgame?
Gaza and North and East Syria: A tale of two genocides (plus: HEDEP Co-Chair calls for an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza and Turkish attacks on Rojava)
Sarah Glynn — Turkey’s attacks on North and East Syria have not matched the immediate intensity and scale of the lethal violence that Israel has rained down on Gaza, but their intended result and many of their methods are the same.
Gaza: The impending catastrophe and the urgency of stopping it (plus: Between a second chapter of the Nakba and the revival of the Oslo fiction)
Gilbert Achcar — In the last few days, Gaza has epitomized the global North-South divide more than any other conflict in contemporary history.
Kevin B. Anderson — The October 7 attack by Hamas militants from Gaza into Israel, across one of the most closely guarded borders in the world, constitutes nothing less than a global turning point.
Markela Panegyres — As Israel enacts a genocidal war on Gaza, the words of Palestinian-American poet and physician Fady Joudah echo in my mind.
Saladdin Ahmed — As Hamas allies, the Iranian and Syrian regimes, along with Hezbollah in Lebanon, are the center of attention for Israeli and US strategists. But a much stronger Islamist camp has been seeking to change the geopolitical map from the South Caucasus to the Mediterranean and beyond.