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COLUMNISTS
Sharif Nashashibi
Sharif Nashashibi

COLUMNISTS
Sharif Nashashibi
Sharif Nashashibi

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The significance of the Riyadh talks on Syria

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

That Saudi Arabia was able to gather such a large and diverse number of Syrian opposition groups and ...

British Jews send a wake-up call to Israel

Monday, 16 November 2015

In September, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told British-Jewish leaders in London that ...

New Zealand’s Israel / Palestine initiative disappoints

Monday, 02 November 2015

Days after New Zealand began its two-year stint as a non-permanent member of the U.N. Security ...

Whether it is a Palestinian intifada or not is irrelevant

Monday, 19 October 2015

No bout of Israeli-Palestinian violence seems complete without speculation about whether we are ...

Russian airstrikes and selective outrage over Syria

Monday, 05 October 2015

Many people who are against the U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria have also condemned those carried out ...

Warplanes, not diplomacy, on Syria’s horizon

Monday, 21 September 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s call on Saturday for renewed diplomatic efforts to end ...

Europe and the misrepresentation of refugees

Monday, 07 September 2015

For weeks now, images and reports of those trying (and dying) to enter Europe have made headline ...

Reassessing the still-born U.S. rebel program in Syria

Monday, 10 August 2015

The U.S. program to train and equip vetted Syria rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...

Calls for Arab-Iranian cooperation unlikely to be heeded

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Following its nuclear deal, Iran has embarked on something of a charm offensive in the Arab world, ...

Terrorists kill tourists, but the real target is the state

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Friday’s deadly attack against tourists in Tunisia, claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and ...

Lebanon held hostage to Israel-Iran rivalry

Monday, 15 June 2015

Last month, General Yahya Rahim Safavi, military adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah ...

Ramadi: The sectarian mask comes off

Monday, 01 June 2015

One need not have any PR skills to realize the sheer folly of the initial name given to the ...

Acknowledging Israeli apartheid

Monday, 05 May 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is a much maligned and misunderstood man in Israel. Last week, he ...

Syria’s children - its future - are at stake

Saturday, 15 March 2014

As the Syrian conflict enters its fourth year (who would have thought in 2011 that it would still be ...

Another war against Gaza?

Monday, 27 January 2014

In November, Filippo Grandi, the commissioner-general of the U.N. refugee agency UNRWA, warned that ...

Geneva II failed before it began

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Of all the developments that have confounded and divided analysts on the Syrian conflict, ...

Syria’s opposition: a crisis within a crisis

Monday, 08 July 2013

As the conflict in Syria grinds on with no hope of resolution anytime soon, the opposition needs to ...

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