With no equitable solution, no peace

Feb 22,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Michael Jansen Donald Trump’s short-lived suggestion the US could back the “one-state solution”, involving a bi-national Palestinian-Israeli state, instead of the internationally accepted “two-state solution”, alarmed Palestinians, Israelis and the international community. A day later, Trump’s UN ambassador Nikki Haley reaffirmed US’ endorsement of the […]

Anti-Semitism vs. anti-Zionism

  May 10,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Hasan Abu Nimah Anti-Semitism is generally defined as hostility, prejudice or discrimination against Jews, for no other reason than being Jews. Any such attitude should be condemned. No individual or community should be the target of any form of prejudice or discrimination for what […]

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 […]

Israel shows Zionism’s true colors

STORY SUMMARY by Rami G. Khouri This week, the Israeli Transportation Ministry announced that it would establish designated bus routes for Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, allowing Jewish Israelis to travel on buses without Palestinians. The creation of bus routes for Palestinians alongside other routes that Jewish Israelis and […]