Israel

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.
An interview with Kurdistan Democratic Communities Union (KCK) Executive Council member Duran Kalkan.
Akash Bhattacharya — India has historically identified with the anti-imperial and decolonial cause of Palestine. However, ties have grown by leaps and bounds, especially under Modi and Netanyahu.
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’.
Don Fitz argues that there is a strong connection between the criminal occupation of Palestine and the LandBack movement.
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?
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.
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.
Yassin al-Haj Saleh — How regional and global powers, internal colonialism and Salafi-jihadist subterfuge converged to short-circuit the Syrian struggle against despotism.