Michael Karadjis — The slogan "From the river to the sea", which as been raised at pro-Palestine demonstrations around the world, has attracted a great deal of ignorant criticism.
Rohini Hensman — On October 7, Hamas committed a war crime when in its attack on Israel, hundreds of civilians were killed, but since 1948 the scale of the crimes against the Palestinians repeatedly committed by Israel are many times larger. What can ensure peace in Palestine?
Simon Pirani — Israel’s murderous onslaught on civilians is something that Israel’s war on the Palestinians and Russia’s war on Ukraine have in common. This is what empires do in the 21st century: the western empire that supports Israel and the weaker Russian empire.
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’.
Fourth International: In solidarity with people's struggles against unbridled imperialism, for the liberation of the peoples and saving the environment
Fourth International — The wars we are facing are linked to the global crisis of capitalism and the resulting headlong rush into conflict between rival imperialist powers.
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.
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.