The Balancing Act is Over: What Elor Azaria Taught Us about Israel

The Balancing Act is Over: What Elor Azaria Taught Us about Israel

By Ramzy Baroud   For some, the ‘manslaughter’ conviction – following the murder by Israeli army medic, Elor Azaria, of already incapacitated Palestinian man, Fattah…

Why the Fear-mongering? Only One Democratic State is Possible in Palestine and Israel

Why the Fear-mongering? Only One Democratic State is Possible in Palestine and Israel

By Ramzy Baroud Long before December 28, when Secretary of State, John Kerry took the podium at the Dean Acheson Auditorium in Washington DC to…

A Blessing in Disguise?  The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

A Blessing in Disguise?  The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

By Ramzy Baroud Israel is dizzy. January 20th has been like another Christmas Day and Donald Trump is jolly old Santa Claus bearing gifts. The…

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington and Embrace the Globe

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington and Embrace the Globe

By Ramzy Baroud There is no doubt that the UN Security Council condemnation of Israel on Friday was an important and noteworthy event. True, the…

For Palestinians, Zionism only Means One Thing

For Palestinians, Zionism only Means One Thing

By Ramzy Baroud On 12 December, the British government officially adopted a new definition of anti-Semitism that includes legitimate criticism of Israel. The definition was…

Where is Fatah Headed after Its Seventh Congress?

Where is Fatah Headed after Its Seventh Congress?

By Ramzy Baroud After years of holding the Palestinian struggle hostage to their factional-feud, the current enemy of Palestinian unity today is not just the Fatah-Hamas…

Hold Your Applause, Fatah, the Palestinian Body Politic is Rotten to the Core

Hold Your Applause, Fatah, the Palestinian Body Politic is Rotten to the Core

By Ramzy Baroud In July 2003, the then Palestinian Authority Chairman, Yasser Arafat, described Mahmoud Abbas as a “traitor” who “betrayed the interests of the Palestinian…

Less Symbolism, More Action: Towards Meaningful Solidarity with Palestine

Less Symbolism, More Action: Towards Meaningful Solidarity with Palestine

By Ramzy Baroud  The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has designated the week, November 25 to December 3, as the ‘biggest-ever campaign’ aimed at boycotting Israeli products…

Navigating War: Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?

Navigating War: Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?

By Ramzy Baroud When a veteran war reporter like Robert Fisk constructs his argument regarding the siege of Aleppo based on ‘watching’ video footage, then…

Why is the Truth on Syria Difficult to Decipher?

Why is the Truth on Syria Difficult to Decipher?

By Ramzy Baroud “The United States has the power to decree the death of nations,” wrote Stephen Kinzer in the Boston Globe. Kinzer’s article was…

Honoring Aylan Kurdi by Ending the War in Syria

Honoring Aylan Kurdi by Ending the War in Syria

By Ramzy Baroud   “A photograph, no matter how emotionally wrenching, can only do so much,” wrote Paul Slovic and Nicole Smith Dahmen in QZ.com.   The…

‘Activism’ and Its Consequences: Syrian Refugees Are Not Subjects for a Social Media Gallery

‘Activism’ and Its Consequences: Syrian Refugees Are Not Subjects for a Social Media Gallery

By Ramzy Baroud  The Italian ‘activist’ was keen on that photo, as if her social media activism career was dependent on it. As if the…

Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East

Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East

By Ramzy Baroud  Everyone seems to have a theory on how to obliterate ISIS, or ‘Daesh’. However, two points are rarely raised: one, concerning the…

Of Hajah Zainab – Is Palestine still the central issue for Arabs?

Of Hajah Zainab – Is Palestine still the central issue for Arabs?

By Ramzy Baroud Palestine is increasingly absent from Arab consciousness, at least at the official and media levels. For years, the discussion has veered elsewhere,…

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

By Ramzy Baroud Donald Trump wants to keep us out of the country altogether. But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential…

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey from Izmir to Greece

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey from Izmir to Greece

By Ramzy Baroud  (Based on interviews with Palestinian refugees from Syria.) The refugee camp of Yarmouk was ever present in his being, pulling him in…

Baroud in Al Jazeera: Time to Reclaim International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Baroud in Al Jazeera: Time to Reclaim International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Palestinian author and journalist, Ramzy Baroud argued in a piece published today in Al Jazeera that the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People…

On Palestine, Obama and Trump Are All the Same

On Palestine, Obama and Trump Are All the Same

By Ramzy Baroud There are only a few weeks standing between us and January 20, when United States President-elect Donald Trump becomes ‘President Trump’. But…

What Should Palestinians Expect – Can Trump Be Any Worse?

What Should Palestinians Expect – Can Trump Be Any Worse?

By Ramzy Baroud  Fear and trepidation are slowly building up, as US President-elect, Donald Trump, is fortifying his transitional team with people capable of bringing…

The War on UNESCO: Al-Aqsa Mosque is Palestinian and East Jerusalem is Illegally Occupied

The War on UNESCO: Al-Aqsa Mosque is Palestinian and East Jerusalem is Illegally Occupied

By Ramzy Baroud Did Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, actually read the full text of the UNESCO resolution on Palestine and Israel, before he raved…

Why is the Truth on Syria Difficult to Decipher?

Why is the Truth on Syria Difficult to Decipher?

By Ramzy Baroud “The United States has the power to decree the death of nations,” wrote Stephen Kinzer in the Boston Globe. Kinzer’s article was…

Ban Ki-moon’s Legacy in Palestine: Failure in Words and Deeds

Ban Ki-moon’s Legacy in Palestine: Failure in Words and Deeds

By Ramzy Baroud Ban Ki-moon’s second term as UN secretary-general is ending this December, he was the most ideal man for the job as far…

The Native American, the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice

The Native American, the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice

By Ramzy Baroud Thousands of Native Americans resurrected the fighting spirit of their forefathers as they stood in unprecedented unity to contest an oil company’s…

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

By Ramzy Baroud Donald Trump wants to keep us out of the country altogether. But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential…

Navigating War: Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?

Navigating War: Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?

By Ramzy Baroud When a veteran war reporter like Robert Fisk constructs his argument regarding the siege of Aleppo based on ‘watching’ video footage, then…

‘Activism’ and Its Consequences: Syrian Refugees Are Not Subjects for a Social Media Gallery

‘Activism’ and Its Consequences: Syrian Refugees Are Not Subjects for a Social Media Gallery

By Ramzy Baroud  The Italian ‘activist’ was keen on that photo, as if her social media activism career was dependent on it. As if the…

The Arab Spring Five Years On – A New Book by Amelia Smith (Editor), Ramzy Baroud, Philip Leech, Christine Petré, Ben White, Et al.

The Arab Spring Five Years On – A New Book by Amelia Smith (Editor), Ramzy Baroud, Philip Leech, Christine Petré, Ben White, Et al.

Just Published: The Arab Spring Five Years On By Amelia Smith (Author, Editor), Ramzy Baroud (Author), Philip Leech (Author), Christine Petré (Author), Diana Alghoul (Author), Jessica…

Susan Abulhawa Reviews: I Remember My Name – Poetry by Samah Sabawi, Ramzy Baroud and Jehan Bseiso

Susan Abulhawa Reviews: I Remember My Name – Poetry by Samah Sabawi, Ramzy Baroud and Jehan Bseiso

Ramzy Baroud’s style is one of controlled passion and intellectual refinement that searches the world through the eyes of others, notable historic figures in particular. …

Poetry by Ramzy Baroud, Samah Sabwai and Jehan Bseiso Shortlisted for Book Award

Poetry by Ramzy Baroud, Samah Sabwai and Jehan Bseiso Shortlisted for Book Award

Middle East Monitor are pleased to announce the books shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards 2016. The award, now in its fifth year, is an…

Interview with Ramzy Baroud: Western powers block efforts towards holding Israel accountable for its oppressive actions

Interview with Ramzy Baroud: Western powers block efforts towards holding Israel accountable for its oppressive actions

Thomas L. Friedman recently published an article in New York Times, titled “Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel-Palestine” in which he insists that…

Ramzy Baroud in Conversation with Hawa Mayere

Ramzy Baroud in Conversation with Hawa Mayere

Ramzy Baroud speaks to Salaamedia’s, Hawa Mayere, at the Palestine International Forum for Media and Communications, Istanbul, Turkey – May 19, 2016.…

Journalism in Times of Conflict, Occupation and Political Strife – FOA Interview with Ramzy Baroud

Journalism in Times of Conflict, Occupation and Political Strife – FOA Interview with Ramzy Baroud

FOA speaks to media consultant, author and editor of Palestine Chronicle, Ramzy Baroud about his tips and tricks of the trade and the importance of…

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