Newsclick Production, December 13, 2012
Professor Aijaz Ahmad speaks to NewsClick on the aftermath of the Gaza War. He says that most of the developments in Gaza would depend on the happenings in Egypt. Professor Ahmad believes that Israel is not interested in Gaza per se. It now wants to concentrate on West Bank and establish huge number of settlements and complete the Bantunisation of West Bank..
Newsclick Production, December 12, 2012
Professor Aijaz Ahmad discusses with NewsClick on the unfolding events in Egypt. He feels President Morsi has overplayed his hand. The move at putting his decisions above the reach of judicial review smacks of dictatorship. Prof. Ahmad apprehends that if the current events continue for long, there is a danger of military intervention, probably with the collusion of Muslim Brotherhood
Oded Na'aman, Courtesy: TomDispatch, November 27, 2012
On returning from his first trip to the Gaza Strip, Noam Chomsky told Democracy Now's Amy Goodman, “It’s kind of amazing and inspiring to see people somehow managing to survive as caged animals subject to constant, random, sadistic punishment only to humiliate them, no pretext. Israel and the United States keep them alive basically.
Sarah El Sirgany, Courtesy: Al Akhbar, November 27, 2012
Cairo - I started the week working on an analysis of the limitations President Mohamed Mursi faces. The criticism he was subjected to at home as the Israeli assault on Gaza continued unabated, as well as the crumbling infrastructure that led to the deadly Assiut accident, showed that external and uncontrollable factors could constitute insurmountable challenges for Mursi.
Prabir Purkayastha, November 24, 2012
A cease-fire brokered by Egypt and in the final stages, the US, between Hamas and Israel has finally halted the eight-day conflict in Gaza. 170 Palestinians died including 37 children and 12 women in the brutal Israeli bombing of Gaza, one of the most thickly populated regions in the world. Rocket fire from Gaza killed 5 Israelis.
Richard Falk, Courtesy: Al Jazeera, November 21, 2012
Many aspects of the current assault on Gaza pass under the radar screens of world conscience.
Newsclick Production, November 19, 2012
Aijaz Ahmad in this Part 2 of the discussions looks at what the impact of this war is likely to be for the other players in the region. He believes that Israel will have to pay a heavy price for a course that can only weaken their strategic allies in the region.
Courtesy: COUNTERPUNCH NEWSWIRE, November 17, 2012
The Israeli attacks across the Gaza Strip have entered their third day. We write this report amid the sounds of incessant bombings, which have continued all day yesterday and throughout the night.
Catherine Charrett, Courtesy: Critical Legal Thinking, November 17, 2012
November 15, 2012 Gaza.
As I begin to write this piece my computer falls from my hands to the floor as a bomb drops meters from the Abousalama family home in Saftawi neighborhood, Gaza, Palestine.
Dr. Gershon Baskin, Courtesy: Daily Beast, November 17, 2012
Dr. Gershon Baskin, the initiator and negotiator of the secret back channel for the release of Gilad Shalit writes about Israel's assassination of Ahmed Jaabari in the Daily Beast.