JONATHAN OFIR—In confirming that these had been the major and overwhelming reasons for the Palestinian flight, the document confirmed that the Palestinians mostly fled out of direct fear and due to direct hostilities, and not, as the Israeli propaganda version went, because “Arab leaders told them to”. Such a document relates to culpability in terms of actively driving the Palestinians out, pointing to the notion of ethnic cleansing – which Ilan Pappe had spelled out in his seminal 2006 book “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.”
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KATHRYN SHIHADAH—Trump recently bragged to the Republican Jewish Coalition that he had ignored calls from world leaders who might have pressured him out of the embassy decision. He spun this refusal to consult with world leaders as a great show of character: “unlike other presidents, I keep my promises.” He added, “I can tell you that Sheldon and Miriam, that is the most important thing I think that’s ever happened in their life.”
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An eyeopening report on Israeli efforts to influence public opinion and deny the Zionist state crimes.
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PEPE ESCOBAR—In Cold War 2.0 terms, from Central Asia to the Eastern Mediterranean and from the Indian Ocean to the Caspian Sea, Tehran is able to count on quite a set of formal and informal alliances. That not only centers on the Beirut-Damascus-Baghdad-Tehran-Herat axis, but also includes Turkey and Qatar. And most important of all, the top actors on the Eurasian integration chessboard: the Russia and China in strategic partnership.