Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington and Embrace the Globe

December 30, 2016 Ramzy Baroud

There is no doubt that the UN Security Council condemnation of Israel on Friday, December 23, was an important and noteworthy event. The resolution is a further affirmation that the international community is unconditionally on the side of Palestinians and, despite all the failures of the past, still advocates the respect of international law.

Iraq: Signs of Hope During Desperate Times

December 30, 2016 Cathy Breen

A week has passed since my arrival in Iraq. Once again we come desiring to strengthen the bonds of human friendship, bonds which threaten to break as the opportunities to visit each other become less and less possible.

The Business of Bombs and Politics: How the British-Saudi Connection Fuels War in Yemen

December 14, 2016 Daniel Read

A coalition of states led by Saudi Arabia is conducting an extensive and ongoing aerial bombardment of its smaller and far weaker neighbor, Yemen. Both the US and British governments have drawn fire for their role in supplying Saudi Arabia with weapons systems, munitions and tactical expertise. In the process, the US and Britain have become associated with the mass civilian hardship that has become a hallmark of the Yemen conflict.

What Should Palestinians Expect: Can Trump Be Any Worse?

November 29, 2016 Ramzy Baroud

Fear and trepidation are slowly building up, as US President-elect, Donald Trump, is fortifying his transitional team with people capable of bringing about a nightmare scenario, not only for Americans but for the rest of the world as well. For Palestinians, however, the signs are even more ominous.

“Think of Others:” Vermont Artists Depict Palestinian Poet’s Words in Painting

October 27, 2016 Thomas Rose

Six artists from Vermont and one from New Hampshire have come together to create a visual representation of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish’s poem “Think of Others” in collaboration with Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (VTJP). The ten panel display debuted at the 2016 Burlington Art Hop exhibit this past September, offering visitors a new interpretation of one of Palestine’s most renowned poets.

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