Category: Middle East,

Affirming Israeli Sovereignty: Unveiling Perspectives on the West Bank

A number of people are astonished to hear people such as Melanie Phillips (British journalist and commentor) argue that Israel is not in “occupation” of “Palestinian land” and that the Jews alone are entitled in law to this territory. Their astonishment is not surprising, since these facts are never referred to in mainstream discourse. Yet Israel is entitled to this land—all of it—many times over in law, as well as according to history, truth, and morality. In this article, I will outline two reasons why the term “occupied Palestinian territories” is nonsense by delving into the historical geopolitical perspective.

Why Israel Is Nothing Like Apartheid South Africa

Labelling Israel as an apartheid state has become a rallying cry for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (B.D.S.) movement, wielding the comparison to South African apartheid as a powerful weapon in its arsenal. In this blog, we unravel the complexities surrounding this accusation, dissecting Israel’s political, social, and legal systems to reveal stark differences from the historical injustices of apartheid-era South Africa.