Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud (www.ramzybaroud.net) is an author and editor of PalestineChronicle.com. His work has been published in many newspapers, journals and anthologies around the world. His is the author of The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle (Pluto Press, London). His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story (Pluto Press, London).

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:45pm
The Trump-Netanyahu Circus: Now, No One Can Save Israel from Itself
The President of the United States can hardly be taken seriously, saying much but doing little. His words, often offensive, carry no substance, and it is impossible to summarize his complex political outlook about important issues. This is precisely the type of American presidency that Israeli...
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 2:45pm
Farewell to Doublespeak: Israel’s Vision for the Future is Terrifying
Empirical historical evidence combined with a little common-sense are enough to tell us the type of future options that Israel has in store for the Palestinian people: perpetual Apartheid or ethnic cleansing, or a mix of both. The passing of the ' Regularization Bill ' on February 6 is all we need...
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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:15am
In the Middle East and Beyond, Trump’s Election Promises Will Haunt Him
US President Donald Trump promises to be pro-Israel in every aspect. ‘I'm the best thing that could ever happen to Israel,’ he boasted at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s Presidential Forum in Washington DC, in December, 2015. For a brief moment, Trump appeared as if rethinking his unconditional...
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 2:15pm
A Blessing in Disguise? It Won't Be His Intention, But Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine
Israel is dizzy. January 20th has been like another Christmas Day and Donald Trump is jolly old Santa Claus bearing gifts. The writing is already on the wall as President-elect Trump has appointed an extremist, David Friedman , as the next US Ambassador to Israel who intends to relocate the US...
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Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:15am
Navigating War: Has the War in Syria Also Destroyed Journalism?
When a veteran war reporter like Robert Fisk constructs his argument regarding the siege of Aleppo based on 'watching' video footage, then one can truly comprehend the near impossibility of adequate media coverage on the war in Syria. In a recent article in the British Independent , Fisk reflects...
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Friday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00am
The Many "Truths" on Syria: How Our Rivalry Has Destroyed a Country
"The United States has the power to decree the death of nations," wrote Stephen Kinzer in the Boston Globe. Kinzer's article was entitled: " The media are misleading the public on Syria ." In his piece, the scholar at a Brown University Institute contested that his country's media misinformation on...
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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 1:15pm
Was the Women’s Boat to Gaza an Existential Threat?
The Israeli official narrative regarding its conflict with the Palestinians is deliberately confounded because a muddled up discourse is a convenient one. It allows the narrator to pick and choose half-truths at will, in order to create a falsified version of reality. For instance, this is part of...
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:00am
Israel’s Nuclear Man: Shimon Peres, A Brand without Substance
Former Israeli Prime Minister and President, Shimon Peres, was a very successful brand. He was presented to the world as stately, wise, a relentless advocate of peace , and a sane voice amidst a conflict deemed senseless and unending. Now that he is dead at 93, international media are rife with...
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 11:30am
Honoring Aylan Kurdi by Ending the War in Syria
"A photograph, no matter how emotionally wrenching, can only do so much," wrote Paul Slovic and Nicole Smith Dahmen in QZ.com. The photograph referenced in their comment was that of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, whose body was washed ashore on some Turkish beach in September 2015. It has been over a...
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 4:30pm
The Native American, the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice
Thousands of Native Americans resurrected the fighting spirit of their forefathers as they stood in unprecedented unity to contest an oil company’s desecration of their sacred land in North Dakota. Considering its burdened historical context, this has been one of the most moving events in recent...
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