The idea that Iran would risk certain annihilation by attacking Israel is ludicrous, writes Uri Avnery.
Kiraz Janicke on the latest incident to further fuel the considerable distrust between Colombia and Venezuela.
Science and humanities students view each other with incomprehension: blame our dumb, narrow schooling, says George Monbiot.
Socialist Appeal's Mick Brooks says the radical left must rally behind Labour on May 6th.
Reporting from Al Najah, Assed Baig looks at how Palestinians are coping with the increase in Israeli settlement building.
Samuele Mazzolini reflects on an election that has consolidated the dominance of Silvo Berlusconi's centre-right bloc, and the continuing malaise of the Italian left.
The police treat protests and festivals as a threat to their power, writes George Monbiot.
FARC kidnap victim Captain Pablo Emilio Moncayo has publicly expressed his gratitude for Hugo ChÃ¡vez's efforts to secure his release, writes Kiraz Janicke.
Enormous compensation packages are keeping bosses happy amid the misery of economic stagnation, writes Dan Morley.
In the wake of Benjamin Netanyahu's AIPAC speech, Ramzy Baroud picks apart the Israeli PM's poisonous rhetoric.