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Poisoning Arafat: Ariel Sharon and the Jewish settlements enterprise

By Uri Avnery | at Redress |  7 July 2012 Uri Avnery recalls Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s journey from national liberation fighter to peace warrior and argues that Arafat’s quest for peace, which if successful would have posed a mortal danger to the Jewish settlements, is what led the Israelis to poison him. For me, […]

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A putsch against war: Israel’s hawks in open revolt against war on Iran

By Uri Avnery | Redress | 5 May 2012 Uri Avnery looks at how a number of leading hardliners in Israel’s military and security establishments have spoken out against the Israeli government’s plans for an attack on Iran’s nuclear installations and called into question the fitness for office of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defence […]

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Israel: Many Enemies, Much Prestige ~ by Uri Averny

By Uri Avnery | Palestine Chronicle | Oct 8, 2011 An old photo from World War I shows a company of German soldiers getting on the train on their way to the front. On the wall of the car somebody had scribbled: “viel Feind, viel Ehr’” (“The more enemies, the more Honor”.) In those days, […]

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Mahmoud Abbas and Barack Obama: tragic hero vs political prostitute

By  Uri Avnery | 24 September 2011 |  Redress Information & Analysis Uri Avnery compares Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas’s gamble in making a bid for Palestinian statehood at the United Nations – and thereby putting Palestine at the centre of world attention – with Barack Obama’s sheer unprincipled prostitution in the service of Israel – […]

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Sad and Happy About Palestinian Statehood Bid ~ by Uri Avnery

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid by Uri Avnery, September 19, 2011 | Antiwar.com “Will this be the happiest day of your life?” a local interviewer asked me, referring to the approaching recognition of the State of Palestine by the U.N. I was taken by surprise. “Why would that be?” I asked. “Well, for […]

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On ‘Jewish State’ Politics, Nonsense

Palestine Chronicle | June 19, 2011 | by Uri Averny What are the Jews – a nation or a religion? (Via Aljazeera) By Uri Avnery I am fed up with all this nonsense about recognizing Israel as the ‘Jewish State’. It is based on a collection of hollow phrases and vague definitions, devoid of any […]

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Netanyahu: Stupid Like a Fox? by Uri Avnery

Uri Avnery, June 13, 2011| AntiWar.com My hero of the year (for now) is a young, brown-haired Palestinian refugee living in Syria called Hassan Hijazi. He was one of hundreds of refugees who held the demonstration on the Syrian side of the Golan border fence, to commemorate the Naqba—“Disaster”—the exodus of more than half the […]

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‘Rejoice Not…’

Saturday, May 7 2011 08:20 | By Uri Avnery “REJOICE NOT when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth, / Lest the Lord see [it], and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.” This is one of the most beautiful passages in the Bible (Proverbs […]

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Tahrir Square, Tel Aviv

By Uri Avnery – Israel Amram Mitzna is a nice guy. He is modest and radiates credibility. He reminds one of the late Lova Eliav, the Secretary General of the Labor party who quit the party in disgust. Like Eliav, he has a lot of practical achievements to his credit – Eliav built the Lakhish […]

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The Gold and the Stone; There is Something Tragicomic About the Persona of Richard Goldstone

12.04.11 – 12:44| Palestine News Network Uri Avnery – Gush Shalom – First there was a veritable storm of fury when the original Goldstone report was issued. What a fiend! A Jew who claims to be a Zionist and an Israel-lover, who publishes the most abominable slanders about against our valiant soldiers, aiding and abetting […]

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