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Middle East

The Post-Petroleum Resource Race and What to Make of It

Lithium, cobalt, and rare earths.

Michael T. Klare ·

Global Solidarity Protests Against Israeli Apartheid as Palestinians Stage General Strike

"Today, the people of Palestine are once again going on strike for their liberation—and calling on the world to join them."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Who Benefits From Israel's Slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political troubles—and an arms industry eager to battle test new wares on Gazans—may help explain the latest escalation of violence.

Phyllis Bennis ·

IDF 'Willfully' Misled Media About Ground Invasion to Lure Gaza Fighters Into Tunnels: Report

The Israeli military spokesperson's office communicated directly with reporters just after midnight Friday, claiming a ground invasion was underway.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Rep. Maloney's Primary Challenger, Abdelhamid, Joins Dems Denouncing US Complicity in Israeli Violence

"I don't believe that Israel—or any country—should receive a blank check funded by American taxpayers to use in a way that violates our values and basic human rights."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

100+ Groups Condemn Israeli Violence in East Jerusalem and Gaza

The groups' statement says the current conflagration is part of a "broader context of Israel's ongoing policy to forcibly remove Palestinians from their homes through eviction, home demolition, and displacement." 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

'It Must End': House Dems Blast Israel's Assault of Gaza, Decades of Occupation Enabled by US

"Palestinians aren't going anywhere," said Rep. Rashida Tlaib, "no matter how much money you send to Israel's apartheid government."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Endless War Is A Feature of Our National Programming

On pulling the plug on the war machine.

William Astore ·

Biden Raises Refugee Cap to 62,500—While Admitting US Will Fall Short

"This erases the historically low number set by the previous administration of 15,000, which did not reflect America's values as a nation that welcomes and supports refugees."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

Reporting from Around the World, Reese Erlich Was a Beacon of Independent Journalism

The longtime war correspondent, who died earlier this month, embodied the honesty and deep humanity that makes for the very best journalists.

Norman Solomon ·