Day: April 8, 2016

Palestine in the headline

Apr 07,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – George S. Hishmeh There is no doubt that the eight-column headline in the sports page of The Washington Post last Sunday was remarkable and unprecedented: “Palestine Marathon sparks a growing push for movement over politics.” Never before have the American media, certainly not the country’s […]

The BDS debate goes mainstream

Apr 07,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – RAMI G. KHOURI The New York Times is not only considered the leading newspaper in the United States, it is also something of a bellwether of intellectual and political trends in the country. So it was noteworthy that the newspaper’s Monday opinion page feature […]

Cause and effect

One evening Mulla Nasruddin quarrelled with his wife and shouted at her so fiercely that she fled for refuge to a neighbouring house, where he followed her. As it happened a wedding feast was in progress, and the hosts and guests did all they could to calm him down, and […]