From Rafah to an Abyss – Israel to Continue Attack on 1.4 Million Palestinians – Joshua Landis (part 2/2)
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by Paul Jay
1w ago
In part 2, Joshua Landis discusses Hamas’ recent ceasefire proposal and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s planned ground incursion into Rafah. Netanyahu has rejected international calls to abandon a military onslaught on the densely populated area around the Rafah Crossing, where 1.4 million Palestinians from all over the Gaza Strip are seeking shelter in a 64-square-kilometer area. Landis contends that Bibi’s explicit repudiation of a two-state solution, as well as lack of plans to guarantee the safety of civilians before launching an invasion of Rafah, does little to assuage concerns ..read more
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Should the U.S. Withdraw Its Troops from Iraq and Syria – Joshua Landis (part 1/2)
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by Paul Jay
1w ago
Joshua Landis is a historian and Sandra Mackey Chair and Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, as well as a Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. Landis presents the case for an immediate U.S. troop withdrawal in the Middle East, arguing that many civil society groups as well as militant groups in Iraq are strongly opposed to the U.S.’ military presence there. This is Part 1 of 2. Should the U.S. Withdraw Its Troops from Iraq and Syria – Joshua Landis (part 1/2) Why did UAW’s Shawn Fain Endorse Biden After Ca ..read more
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Why did UAW’s Shawn Fain Endorse Biden After Calling for a Ceasefire? – Frank Hammer
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by Paul Jay
2w ago
UAW president Shawn Fain called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza yet endorsed Biden, who has been accused of complicity in the Israeli genocide. Frank Hammer, a former president and chairman of the United Auto Workers local 909 in Detroit, joins theAnalysis to discuss the role of the UAW and the working class in balancing opposing Biden’s policies and a possible Trump victory. Why did UAW’s Shawn Fain Endorse Biden After Calling for a Ceasefire? – Frank Hammer Arab-Americans in Michigan Denounce Biden’s Bankrolling of Destruction in Gaza – Shireen Al-Adeimi Political Stalemate ..read more
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Political Stalemate in Lebanon Exacerbates Hezbollah-Israel Tensions – Imad Salamey pt 2/2
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by Paul Jay
1M ago
Dr. Imad Salamey is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the Lebanese American University in Beirut, and author of several books, including The Communitarian Nation-State Paradox in Lebanon and The Government and Politics of Lebanon. In part 2, Salamey points to issues arising from Lebanon’s sectarian political system, such as the current political stalemate between the three power-sharing groups and how the status quo favors members of the political elite. Israel’s “Dahiya Doctrine” of Death – Imad Salamey pt 1/2 Political Stale ..read more
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Israel’s “Dahiya Doctrine” of Death
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by Paul Jay
1M ago
Dr. Imad Salamey is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the Lebanese American University in Beirut, and author of The Communitarian Nation-State Paradox in Lebanon. Part 1 describes the nature of the cross-border attacks between Hezbollah and Israel, including a strike on Hamas’ deputy leader al-Arouri. He also addresses Israel’s “Dahiya doctrine,” a military strategy of targeting civilian infrastructure with the aim of forcing civilians to jettison their political leadership or kick out combatant groups residing in the area. It was first de ..read more
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Biden: Sheepish Deference to Netanyahu and Unlawful Strikes on Yemen – Trita Parsi
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by Paul Jay
1M ago
Dr. Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, says the U.S. and U.K. bombing of Yemen is illegal. He highlights the U.S. and U.K.’s spin doctoring of the Houthi’s stated objective of attacking commercial ships in the Red Sea until a ceasefire in Gaza is reached. He criticizes Biden’s disdain for obtaining Congressional authorization to launch offensive strikes in Yemen, Iraq, and Syria. Biden: Sheepish Deference to Netanyahu and Unlawful Strikes on Yemen – Trita Parsi Gaza: AI Targeting a Cover for Genocide South Africa’s Case Lays ..read more
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Gaza: AI Targeting a Cover for Genocide
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by Paul Jay
1M ago
Shir Hever discusses investigative work by the Israeli/Palestinian magazine +972, which exposed the use of AI targeting to justify the Israeli bombing of apartment buildings and hospitals. Gaza: AI Targeting a Cover for Genocide South Africa’s Case Lays Out Genocidal Intent – Francis Boyle The UN and Israel’s Occupation of the Palestinian Territories – Ardi Imseis Brutal Occupation Underpins Class Inequality for Israelis and Palestinians – MK Ofer Cassif Growing Up Privileged in Apartheid, Colonial Israel – Shir Hever on Reality Asserts Itself (pt ..read more
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South Africa’s Case Lays Out Genocidal Intent – Francis Boyle
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by Paul Jay
1M ago
Francis Boyle is an international lawyer and Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois College of Law. On behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Boyle successfully initiated proceedings in 1993 against the former Yugoslavia at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for its violations of the 1948 Genocide Convention. Boyle discusses South Africa’s recent request for an interim measure from the ICJ to halt Israel’s alleged violations under the 1948 Genocide Convention. He explains the merits of the case, the likelihood of the ICJ ruling in favor of South Africa, and the leg ..read more
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COP28: Talk Green, Play Dirty – Patrick Bond
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by Paul Jay
2M ago
Patrick Bond, political economist, Professor of Sociology at the University of Johannesburg, and Director of the Centre for Social Change, expands on the first Global Stocktake produced at COP28. He criticizes the document’s weak language of “transitioning away” from fossil fuels, which he says is a distraction from the need to phase out fossil fuels outright. Sanctions such as the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) to prevent carbon leakage were removed from the GST in the name of promoting global trade, another aspect Bond problematizes. He also addresses the BRICS+ divided appr ..read more
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Brutal Occupation Underpins Class Inequality for Israelis and Palestinians – MK Ofer Cassif
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by Paul Jay
2M ago
Israeli Member of Knesset Dr. Ofer Cassif is a member of the Hadash Party, which supports Jewish-Arab cooperation and workers’ rights. MK Cassif highlights how the occupation generates class inequalities and a regime of elite oppressors vs. the oppressed, which is not exclusively based along ethnic or religious lines. He outlines Prime Minister Netanyahu’s disregard for the well-being of both Israelis and Palestinians, as well as a history of propping up Hamas. Brutal Occupation Underpins Class Inequality for Israelis and Palestinians – MK Ofer Cassif Growing Up Privileged in Apart ..read more
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