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Ed: 43: October/2018

Europa Europa: Bad Joke

Why has Corbyn, leader of the Israel-hate movement, been so intransigent on the issue? Because, quite simply, he knew that by embracing the definition in full he would be labelling himself as an antisemite.

The consequences of the UNRWA funding cutoff

The task of representing Palestinians against Israel should not be the responsibility of a humanitarian organisation

Barak: Coping with Palestinians’ unreadiness for peace

The Palestinians aren’t ready to make peace and Israel can’t force them to, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak told an AIJAC media luncheon. In the meantime, he said, Israel should develop a sensible settlement policy aimed at protecting the two-state option and retaining settlement blocs...

The Columnist as Conspiracist

...Pierre Sema’an, an exemplar of the sort of extreme and conspiratorial content that sometimes appears in Australian media in Arabic

A Refugee Revolution?

UNRWA defines as refugees, not only those personally displaced during the Arab-Israeli wars, but also all their descendants, a definition that guides no other agency dealing with rest of the world’s refugees

Editorial: Refugees Forever?

The Trump Administration’s moves are clearly intended to pressure the Palestinian leadership, and transform a frozen and unpropitious status quo. While that may feel threatening to many Palestinians, it also provides an opportunity to improve future Palestinian prospects. 

Iran Online: From terrorism to cyber-threats

Iran is generally acknowledged as the foremost state-sponsor of international terrorism. What many people do not realise is that Teheran is also one of the top three state sponsors of cyber-threats in the world as well.

Indonesia – exporter of Islam

With identity politics, particularly Islamic politics, proving an effective and influential vehicle for his potential political rivals, it’s likely that Jokowi is increasingly feeling the need to demonstrate and bolster his own Islamic credentials