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The theories of resisting occupation

The theories of resisting occupation

Two theories are prevalent regarding the current Palestinian situation under the Israeli occupation: The first is the predominant traditional theory that advocates armed struggle in order to resist the occupation, whereas a contrasting second theory has been adopted...
The root cause of the confrontation with Israel

The root cause of the confrontation with Israel

Last Friday, the al-Aqsa Mosque transformed from a Palestinian, Arab and Islamic symbol to a scene of confrontation and clashes between Palestinian civilians and the Israeli occupant forces, with Israel resorting to violence even within a yard of the mosque. What was...
Which Obama are we talking about?

Which Obama are we talking about?

Many people were optimistic when Barack Obama became president of the US. Some people were optimistic because he is an African-American, saying that he would not make the same mistakes as previous US presidents, because he was in a unique position to recall...
Absurd Negotiations

Absurd Negotiations

US President Barak Obama has himself declared that the attempt he made for launching Palestinian-Israeli negotiations based on halting settlement construction has ended. Netanyahu challenged him, declaring that he will not freeze settlement construction. Afterward,...