Can the Good Friday Agreement can be used as a template for advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace? Though many like to link the Republicans’ struggle for independence to the Palestinian movement, the differences are actually quite stark.
Around the world, there are many countries who are building walls to protect their citizens. Saudi Arabia is building a 600 mile wall to keep out ISIS. India is building massive walls on its borders with Bangladesh and Pakistan. One can agree with these decisions, or disagree with them. But in the end, there is only one country who built a wall to defend its citizens from murderous attacks on its civilians that is called apartheid for doing so – and surprise, surprise the one country singled out for unfair criticism is Israel.
H/T Chas Sinn Fein was established as the political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), whose aim was to remove Northern Ireland from the UK and bring about a socialist republic within a united […]
(Note: On 20 September 2010 Professor Geoffrey Alderman was invited to take part in a panel discussion [“Conflict in the Middle East”] as part of the Belfast Festival, held annually under the auspices […]
Per CiF Watch’s post from yesterday: I just got off the phone with Professor Geoffrey Alderman to get his personal reactions to the outrageous snubbing he received from the Director of the Belfast […]
This is a guest post by Cliona Campbell. (Campbell is a 20-year-old student born and raised in Cork, southern Ireland. She is currently a fresher studying English, history and Arabic in the […]
This is a cross post by Wales-based historian Professor William Rubinstein, at the blog, Daphne Anson What a surprising number of people, even those who are highly sympathetic to Israel, fail to […]