Iraqi Kurdistan is not a second Israel, and it never will be.
Lamis Andoni is an analyst and commentator on Middle Eastern and Palestinian affairs.
The Judaisation strategy did not only aim at confiscating lands, but also to undermine the rise of Palestinian leaders.
When a leadership, elected or not, seeks legitimacy from an occupying power, it automatically loses legitimacy.
From hope to despair – a journey through the early days of the Arab Spring to today.
The beginning of the solution to the Syrian crisis lies in the emergence of a unified, credible leadership.
The contest for the next “Arab Idol” is under way, and it is marked by the absence of Arab contenders.
An eventual break-up of the Arab world into sectarian splinters is a self-fulfilling prophesy.
Once again, the West is using heart-wrenching scenes of loss and sorrow to win support for its misguided war on terror.
His visit not only kicked off a process of changing his image, but also asserted Israel’s role in the region.
He died unexpectedly and unrepentant and even proud of his role.