Defining ‘occupied’ and the semantic battle for peace

December 29, 2017 by  
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In a demonstration of how completely at odds his views are from those of the foreign policy establishment, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reportedly asked the State Department to stop using the term “occupied territories” and instead refer to the “West Bank.”…writes Jonathan S.Tobin/JNS.org. Read more

A politically-guided tour

October 18, 2015 by  
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An article featuring Israel and the West Bank entitled “Hope in a Divided Country” by Sandra Hall appeared in the “Traveller” section of Sydney’s Weekend Herald  and Melbourne’s The Saturday Age (October 17-18):  http://www.traveller.com.au/on-tour-in-israel-and-palestine-beyond-the-borders-gk49lk. Read more

European Union Causes Peace Process And Quartet Meltdown

February 17, 2015 by  
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David Singer writes on the EU’s illegal funding of buildings in the West Bank. Read more

Palestine – Mapping The Truth Erases A Long-running Fiction

January 12, 2015 by  
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The US State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs has featured a map on its website – which both rejects and corrects the misleading use of the terms “1967 boundaries” and “1967 borders” – which have never existed in relation to any territorial subdivision between Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. Read more

Ahead of Four Corners

February 10, 2014 by  
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Tonight, ABC-TV’s Four Corners will  broadcast a program highlighting the exposure of Palestinian children living in the West Bank to Israeli military law whilst their offending  Israeli counterparts are dealt with under Israeli civil law. Honest Reporting has something to say on The Australian’s reports on the issue….the  Australian paper’s John Lyons collaborated with the ABC. Read more

Palestine – Rudd And Carr Tightlipped On Anti-Jewish Policy

August 26, 2013 by  
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Australia’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Foreign Affairs Minister Senator Bob Carr have gone underground since Carr announced on 8 August at the  Lakemba Mosque in Sydney that Rudd personally as well as the Labor Party had adopted as policy that Jews had no right to legally live in the West Bank…writes David Singer. Read more

Palestine – The Bi-National State That Can Work…writes David Singer

July 1, 2013 by  
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It is a pity that US Secretary for State John Kerry still believes that a two-state solution is possible after 20 years of failed negotiations between Israel and the PLO to achieve such a result under the Oslo Accords and the Bush Roadmap. Read more