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The Kangaroo

A year into his presidency, Barack Obama has achieved relatively little in the foreign policy sphere. Uri Avnery urges him to keep trying.... [read more]

Congressional Hawks Rush to Intensify War in Syria

One of the big lies regarding Syria is that the US has been inactive... [read more]

The Escalating War on Syria and Need for International Law

As I will show below, it is likely the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun were caused by an armed opposition faction, not the Syrian government. The goal was precisely what has happened: a media firestorm leading to direct U.S. aggression against Syria.... [read more]

Crusaders and Zionists

Caesarea was built by King Herod some 2000 years ago and named after his Roman master, Augustus Caesar. It once again became an important town under the Crusaders, who fortified it.... [read more]

Amnesty International’s Kangaroo Report on Syria

Amnesty International (AI) has done some good investigations and reports over the years. However, less well recognized, Amnesty International has also carried out faulty investigations contributing to bloody and disastrous actions... [read more]

The Great Gamble

Uri Avnery assesses a critical moment in Israeli domestic politics.... [read more]

"Not Enough!"

Many years ago, right after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, I was asked to write a book about the events... [read more]

A Confession

Today is the last day of the 93rd year of my life. Ridiculous. If by a miracle I could be returned to, say, 14, and travel all this long way again, would I like that? No, I would not.... [read more]

Clintonites Prepare for War on Syria

Neoconservatives including Clintonites are pushing hard for a direct US attack on Syria to prevent the collapse of their regime change project... [read more]

The Ministry of Fear

"We have nothing to fear but fear itself," said President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He was wrong... [read more]