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By George S. Hishmeh - Jul 30,2016
Hillary Clinton’s long (57 minutes) speech after she won the Democratic Party’s nomination for the presidency last Thursday was indeed impressive. Although foreign policy is rarely an issue in an American national election she nevertheless told a very large audience that had
By George S. Hishmeh - Jul 14,2016
The American celebration of independence day, on July 4, is an exciting and colourful two-hour evening event held in famous public parks with fireworks, professional dancers performing beautifully, as well as military units and thousands of spectators recorded on television natio
By George S. Hishmeh - Jul 01,2016
A reconciliation agreement reached in Rome, hoping to revive relations between Turkey and Israel after an Israeli assault, six years ago, on a Gaza-bound Turkish boat with aid for the besieged Palestinians apparently fell short of regional and international expectations.Turk
By George S. Hishmeh - Jun 23,2016
Israel’s continued expansionist policies are about to torpedo all intentions, international or local, to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians and other Arab states.
By George S. Hishmeh - Jun 16,2016
Much mystery surrounds the bloodiest massacre in modern US history, which took place in Orlando, Florida, where 49 Americans were killed and 53 others were wounded last Sunday at a popular gay nightclub.The incident prompted various groups to launch conflicting theories about the
By George S. Hishmeh - Jun 09,2016
The French-sponsored conference that was attended by senior representatives of 26 countries, including senior French and American officials, has failed to outline the next step towards reaching the two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict now approaching 50 years.T
By George S. Hishmeh - Jun 02,2016
The upcoming international conference to relaunch Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts, sponsored by French President Francois Hollande and to be held in Paris on June 3, is rife with serious damaging problems precipitated by Israel’s right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who
By George S. Hishmeh - May 26,2016
It was significant that Clovis Maksoud, the former Arab League ambassador and a stalwart supporter of Palestinians, passed away on May 15, the day Palestinians and all other Arabs call Nakbeh (catastrophe).It is the day when, in 1948, Israel was established in accordance with the
By George S. Hishmeh - May 19,2016
Once again, Israel has managed to escape scrutiny thanks to a last-minute American intervention from Secretary of State John Kerry.His ploy was that the date of the meeting suggested by France was not convenient to him.For many weeks, French President Francis Hollande has been ca
By George S. Hishmeh - May 12,2016
This time around, presidential candidates from both parties in the US seem to attach as much importance to foreign policy as to local.Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive Democratic and Republican nominees respectively, have demonstrated their discredited positi



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