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Ramzy Baroud is the Managing Editor of Middle East Eye. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story (Pluto Press, London). He is a Ph.D. scholar at the University of Exeter's European Centre for Palestine Studies (ECPS).
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 5, 2021 "Mowing the Grass" No More: How Palestinian Resistance Altered the Equation
The ceasefire on May 21 has, for now, brought the Israeli war on Gaza to an end. However, it is not permanent and constant Israeli provocations anywhere in Palestine could reignite the bloody cycle all over again. Moreover, the Israeli siege on Gaza remains in place, as well as the Israeli military occupation and the rooted system of apartheid that exists all over Palestine.
SHARE Thursday, April 2, 2020 Tunisia Leads the Way: New Report Exposes Israel's False Democracy
In Netanyahu's mind, by the calculation of mainstream Israeli politicians, the participation of Arabs in the democratic process is a threat that must be eliminated, exactly as their increasing numbers are also a demographic threat that has to be thwarted at any cost.
SHARE Saturday, March 28, 2020 Technology of Death: The Not-so-Shocking Report on Israeli Weapons Exports
The Middle East region, battered by wars and adjoining humanitarian crises that have left millions of people stateless, hungry and diseased, is in urgent need for peace, security, and reconstruction. Thanks to the US, Russian, French, Israeli and other weapons manufacturers, however, it is now the dumping ground for military hardware, an ominous sign for the years ahead.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 22, 2020 "The Donald Trump I know": Abbas' UN Speech and the Breakdown of Palestinian Politics
The real danger in the "Deal of the Century" is not the actual stipulations of that sinister plan, but the fact that the Palestinian leadership is likely to find a way to co-exist with it, at the expense of the oppressed Palestinian people, as long as donors' money continues to flow and as long as Abbas continues to call himself a president.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 13, 2020 Breaking with Washington: Arabs and Muslims Must Take a Stance for Palestine
If Arabs and Muslims fail Palestine again, then, once more, the Palestinian people will find themselves alone in this desperate fight. And when Palestinians rise, as they surely will, their uprising will challenge not just Israel but the entire regional and international apparatus that allowed the Israeli occupation to go unchallenged for so many years.