Protesters take part in a march to parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Israel Faces Diplomatic Fallout After 59 Killed in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel faced a growing backlash Tuesday and new charges of using excessive force, a day after Israeli troops firing from across a border fence killed 59 Palestinians and wounded more than 2,700 at a mass protest in Gaza. Turkey expel...
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Trump Backs Out of Iran Nuclear Deal. What’s Next?

Thanks to Donald Trump, the hard-won deal that set up a process to end Iran’s nuclear weapons programme is on its deathbed. After weeks of entreaties and visits from his counterparts in the other states that signed the accord, Trump has announced that the US w...
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Is Trump Playing Right Into Putin’s Hands?

By Robert J. Pranger During the week of May 7th, President Vladimir Putin is likely enjoying the start of his fourth term as president of Russia. I use the term “enjoying” with some confidence because, compa...
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As Israel Turns 70, Many Young American Jews Turn Away

Natalie Portman, the Oscar-winning actress, recently kicked off a massive storm of controversy when she pulled out of a prestigious award ceremony in Israel because, she said, she “did not want to appear as endorsing Benjamin Netanyahu.” The response to Por...