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    Is Netanyahu good for the Palestinians?

    Jul 27, 2023Marwan Bishara

    Bibi is dragging Israel towards the abyss, but it may not be all bad news for the Palestinians – if they play their cards right.

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    Turkish elections, Western illusions

    May 9, 2023Marwan Bishara

    Turkey’s elections on May 14 are attracting significant international attention, with major media outlets dubbing them “the most important elections of 2023”. …

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    The new Jewish state in the Levant: A fanatics-led nuclear power

    Nov 4, 2022Marwan Bishara

    Israel’s colonial democracy has given birth to a potentially more extreme type of ‘Jewish state’ akin to a more sophisticated and modern version of the ‘Islami…

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    Israel’s farcical elections and fictional democracy

    Oct 31, 2022Marwan Bishara

    Israel’s powerful military and booming economy are undeniable facts, but its much-celebrated democracy is utter fiction. Israel claims to be a Jewish and democ…

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    Pyrrhic victories ring hollow in the Middle East

    Oct 25, 2021 Marwan Bishara

    Over the past half a century, the Greater Middle East has witnessed more war than any other region. Even when violent conflicts subsided in much of the world a…

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    Beware of the looming chaos in the Middle East

    Aug 3, 2020Marwan Bishara

    If you thought the Middle East has hit rock bottom and may finally emerge intact from a decade of upheaval and conflict, think again.

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    The plague: Searching for meaning

    May 5, 2020Marwan Bishara

    It may be premature to take stock of the coronavirus pandemic or make sense of it while it is still going on. But how we confront this calamity and what we lea…

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    Israel after Netanyahu?

    Sep 19, 2019Marwan Bishara

    No leader of a national unity government in Israel will be willing, let alone capable of, taking any serious step towards peace