Corbyn claims he failed to spot any sign of the anti-semitism which was allegedly rife in the Palestine Live group – though McDonnell has a different version of events.
A combination of repression and culture war sustained the current system in recent years. But the effectiveness of that approach is wearing off.
Plus: May’s EU trials, Labour’s EU shifts – and how Russia got there before Trump by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Well, part of it.
The loud disapproval of those who never liked him anyway, and a possibly violent response in the Arab world, serve the President’s purposes.
“A peace deal that must be based on a two-state solution, with a safe and secure Israel alongside a viable and sovereign Palestinian State.”
Self-determination always involves conflict. In some cases that is justified, a conflict of necessity. In others it is not.
Britain should call in the Burmese ambassador, suspend its training programme with the Burma Army, and continue to press at the UN.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
Unless either the UK or the EU want a trade war, its most likely consequence would be making use of a mass of small deals to achieve sizeable gains.
Politicians like Geert Wilders who want to ban the Quran and who treat all Muslims as “the enemy within” are doing ISIS’s work for them.
How I saw civil society at work recently in Israel, across the religious and ethnic divide, and am helping to build it up in Loughborough.
Our relationship with Israel makes us safer, healthier, and more prosperous.
Both the organisation and its critics have a mutual interest in suggesting otherwise.
The settlements, but not the military occupation, should be removed from the West Bank – to create the conditions for an agreement with the Palestinians later.
A British communique served as a birth certificate for the thriving, modern nation Israel is today.