The Power and the People

On August 26, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

The Power and the People By Hameed Abdul Karim Long years ago I talked with a British educationist and asked him why it cost so much for a foreign student in the UK and so little to a British citizen and whether it wouldn’t be a good idea to increase fees for them and correspondingly […]

Murky Anti-Semitism (Zionist Style) – An Analysis

On August 26, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Murky Anti-Semitism (Zionist Style) – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson     Part I – Stretching the Definition of Anti-Semitism Can criticism of Israel, particularly a) criticism of Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people and b) criticism of the state ideology of Zionism that justifies that treatment, be labeled anti-Semitic? This is not a hypothetical query. […]

Walk for Iraq

On August 24, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

The ongoing problems faced by ordinary Iraqis are the result of the same political manhandling that has plagued the Middle East, including Lebanon, for decades.  While we address the roots of this issue, we mustn’t forget that its victims live with the results every day.  Here is an opportunity to help: Walk for Iraq, a […]

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Remembering Qana, five years on

On August 2, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Remembering Qana, five years on   by Helena Cobban   On this day five years ago, at 1:30 am Lebanon time, Israel’s U.S.-supplied warplanes attacked houses in the south Lebanese village of Qana, killing more than 60 civilians, 37 of them children. Go watch this soberly reported video clip from Britain’s Channel 4 to get […]

The Palestinian Bid for UN Statehood Recognition

On August 2, 2011, in Articles, by admin

The Palestinian Bid for UN Statehood Recognition   An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Going to the UN for Recognition   On the 26th of July, 2011 Robert Serry, The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process appeared before the UN Security Council. Mr. Serry is a career Dutch […]