The European bourgeoisie could not forgive Hitler because he applied in Europe colonialist procedures previously reserved for the supposedly inferior Arabs, Indians, and Africans.
Calls for a cease-fire in Gaza are driven by humanitarian compassion and principles. But cease-fires are also technically complicated military and political ventures.
At present the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has ruled out a ceasefire but may allow ‘little pauses’.
Blaming an entire nation for the actions of some of its people is unfair, unproductive and will perpetuate the hatred and suffering.
Lebanon has problems enough of its own without a major conflict on its border.
While Iran is wary of entering into direct war with Israel, Tehran has been lending support to Yemen’s Houthis, Irak’s Shia militias as well as the Lebanese Hezbollah.
Many Israelis think their prime minister is incapable of leading their country at a time of such severe crisis.
Hamas’s 300 mile network of tunnels under Gaza is going to prove difficult and perhaps deadly for Israeli troops attempting a ground war in the territory.
Many people who aren’t Jewish are responding as if what’s been taking place is just another episode of Israeli-Palestinian violence. But it’s different for many Jews.
An architect from Homs in Syria on what happens to people whose homes are deliberately destroyed during war.
A historian whose family was taken hostage by Hamas, and a geographer with family in the West Bank, get together to discuss a way forward in the Middle East.
Gaza desperately needs humanitarian aid, but it’s a complex situation which makes it hard for much-needed supplies to reach a people under siege.
Western stances and comments on civilian deaths in Israel and Palestine highlight the double standard that permeates across western governments and institutions.
An expert looks at the history of youth activism on Israel and Palestine.
Politicians have used their assumptions about Gazans to support their policies. But the people in Gaza experience these policies far differently, writes a scholar of Islamism.
In this podcast, Kim Beazley joins The Conversation to talk about the Albanese visit and the international situation.
More than 1,000 literary figures so far have signed an open letter protesting the cancellation of an award ceremony to honour Palestinian writer Adania Shibli.
US president Joe Biden has warned that occupation would be a ‘big mistake’ – and history seems to agree.
How should journalists describe Hamas, whose gunmen killed hundreds of Israelis on Oct. 7? The attacks and Israel’s response have renewed a debate about the words used by journalists.
Israel’s intelligence capacities are considered some of the best in the world – but unlike the US, it does not have a central organization coordinating all intelligence.