Ali Abunimah

Ali Abunimah is the author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse and a fellow with the Palestine Centre in Washington, DC.  Abunimah is Executive Director of The Electronic Intifada.

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US and Israel see eye to eye on Israel’s demand to recognized as a “Jewish state.” (Credit: Matty Sher / US Embassy Tel Aviv) Views
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
John Kerry and Israeli Apartheid
Anti-Palestinian advocates are up in arms over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s warning that Israel could become an “apartheid state” in the absence of a “ two-state solution .” The Anti-Defamation League declared itself “ startled and disappointed ” that Kerry would use the “offensive term ‘...
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Wednesday, March 05, 2014
At AIPAC, Netanyahu Launches “Desperate” Attack on BDS Movement
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Israel Is Losing the Fight Against BDS
From 24 February this year, through the month of March, campuses and organizations all over the world, including in Brazil, Europe and across North America will be marking the tenth annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW).
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Israel Lobby Launches Fierce Counterattack Against American Studies Association
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Saturday, January 12, 2013
Screenshots Prove It: NYT Altered Headline to Remove Words “Israeli-Occupied”
A New York Times headline accidentally told the truth today about Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land, before it was ‘fixed.’
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Sunday, December 02, 2012
Badwill Ambassador: Honorary Chair of Israeli Fund for UNICEF Wants Palestinian Children to “Suffer”
Palestinian rights campaigners are demanding the removal of Judy Shalom Nir-Mozes from the position of honorary chairwoman of the Israeli Fund for UNICEF, the United Nations’ Children’s Fund, over racist and violent comments she has made.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Death and Tragedy in Gaza: A Timeline
Today, 3 Israelis were killed as a result of rocket fire from Gaza.
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Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Slamming the Door to Justice on Palestinians
There is a determined international effort to ensure that Palestinians are shut out of every legal forum where they could pursue justice for Israel's crimes against them. Nothing illustrates this better than the horrifying case of the Samouni massacre.
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Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Why the UN Must Abolish the 'Quartet'
Quartet envoy Tony Blair has been the target of stinging criticism of late from officials close to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas. There have even been murmurs that Abbas' officials may formally request Blair's removal. While Blair's Quartet role, which he took up the day he left office as UK prime minister in 2007, has undoubtedly been harmful to the Palestinian people and to any semblance of international law, it would not be enough to call for Blair to go.
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
A Formal Funeral for the Two-State Solution
The Palestinian Authority's bid to the United Nations for Palestinian statehood is, at least in theory, supposed to circumvent the failed peace process. But in two crucial respects, the ill-conceived gambit actually makes things worse, amplifying the flaws of the process it seeks to replace. First, it excludes the Palestinian people from the decision-making process. And second, it entirely disconnects the discourse about statehood from reality.
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