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Biden Continues to Provide Israel Billions for War Crimes

As Israeli forces continue to carry out war crimes in Gaza, the United States has seen growing popular opposition to military aid to Israel’s far...

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Truthout

Stephen Zunes

Biden’s Response to Israel’s ICC Prosecution Is an Attack on International Law

On Monday, a prestigious team of international jurists and legal scholars released a report to the International Criminal Court (ICC) recommending the...

23.05.2024 100

Truthout

Stephen Zunes

These New Attacks on Academic Freedom May Be Just the Beginning

While U.S. faculty have long been outspoken on controversial issues, these attacks on academic freedom are the worst in nearly 60 years.

19.05.2024 30

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

Don’t Buy the Right-Wing Disinformation Campaign on “From the River to the Sea”

The wave of pro-Palestinian protests sweeping American campuses was triggered by Columbia University President Minouche Shafik’s order to forcibly...

05.05.2024 70

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Stephen Zunes

US Rejection of UN Membership for Palestine Betrays Claimed Two-State Position

Unlike most governments that support a two-state solution, the United States only recognizes Israel, not Palestine.

27.04.2024 40

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

Gaza Could Be the Victim of Israel and Iran’s Dangerous Game

It is in Israel’s interest to provoke a confrontation with Iran and, for the sake of the Palestinians, it’s important for Iran not to take the...

19.04.2024 9

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

Biden Claims to Support a Two-State Solution. His Policies Say Otherwise.

Recent initiatives by the Palestinian government to revive their application for UN membership are putting to the test the U.S. claim that it supports...

17.04.2024 20

Truthout

Stephen Zunes

The Cynical Reason Biden Let the UN Pass a Gaza Cease-Fire Resolution

Though the administration ad no intention of allowing the United Nations to pressure Israel to accept a cease-fire, allowing the resolution to pass...

11.04.2024 6

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

Biden Has Had the Power to Stop Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza Since Day 1

For the first time since Israel launched its devastating offensive on Gaza six months ago, President Joe Biden appears to have convinced right-wing...

05.04.2024 30

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Stephen Zunes

US Has Redefined “Human Shields” to Enable Israel’s Slaughter of Gaza Civilians

The civilian death rate from the United States-backed Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip is the highest of any conflict since the 1994 Rwanda genocide....

22.03.2024 40

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Stephen Zunes

Why Biden’s Strident Support for Israel Could Lose Him Critical Youth Turnout

While few of these young anti-war voters will vote for Donald Trump, they are now far more likely to vote third party or not vote at all.

21.03.2024 9

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

The US Backs Israel Because of a Perceived Strategic Interest—How Can That Be?

The need to challenge U.S. support of the Israeli war and occupation is more important than ever, but it's not as simple as just defeating the...

02.03.2024 10

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

Getting Ukraine’s History Right Is Crucial for Anti-Imperialist Politics

This month marks the 10th anniversary of the 2014 Maidan Revolution in Ukraine, which ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and in turn prompted the...

28.02.2024 20

Truthout

Stephen Zunes

Crackdown on Palestinian Solidarity Exceeds Reagan-Era Activist Repression

Historically, would-be authoritarians of various stripes have used the threat of other forms of authoritarianism to consolidate their own power. We...

14.02.2024 4

Truthout

Stephen Zunes

US Bombs Yemen After Years of Undermining Democracy in Yemen and Destabilizing... Yemen

Latest targeting of Houthis only adds to the suffering of Yemenis from years of bombing and civil war.

10.02.2024 8

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

The Political Costs of Biden’s Support for Israel’s War Are Mounting

It would not be an exaggeration to say that President Joe Biden’s support for Israel’s ongoing carnage in Gaza puts him in the same position as...

03.02.2024 30

Truthout

Stephen Zunes

US Attacks on the ICJ Are a Declaration of Empire

They should not be seen simply as “pro-Israel” sentiment, but instead as part of a broader effort to undermine international law in order to give...

01.02.2024 20

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

How US Policy Has Empowered Hamas

The group’s rise to a major player in Palestinian politics is a direct result of Washington’s failure to be an honest broker in the peace process.

01.11.2023 30

Common Dreams

Stephen Zunes

Biden’s Backing of Israeli War Crimes Carries on a Sordid US Tradition

As the Israeli military’s ground attacks against Gaza intensify and the civilian death toll spirals under the cover of the information blackout...

30.10.2023 6

Truthout

Stephen Zunes

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