Israel

Middle East fantasies and failures

May 18,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Rami G. Khouri My last week in the United States following the run-up to US President Donald Trump’s visit later this week to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican has only confirmed that the erratic, impulsive nature of Trump’s domestic policymaking also seems to apply […]

Will Israel reciprocate Hamas’ gesture?

May 04,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Rami G. Khouri  I was in Doha, Qatar, Monday evening when Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, issued a new policy statement that amended some of the long-standing hardline positions on Israel in its charter. The next day I also took part in a public panel […]

Netanyahu is breaking the truth

There is an obsessiveness in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s and his political associates’ relentless campaign against human rights organizations in Israel. In their preoccupation with these organizations they are ready to compromise the country’s democratic values and its standing in the world. This week his campaign against the human […]