Author: Greg Shupak
Attacking Palestine’s Future
Traveling across Palestine, as I did to give lectures earlier this year, means following a perpetually fresh trail of repression. Omnipresent are the prison guard towers, the barbed wire, the … Keep reading »
The Case Against Bombing ISIS
When ISIS claimed responsibility for the horrendous attacks in Brussels last week, U.S. President Barack Obama was unequivocal: the U.S. and its allies, he said, “can and will defeat those … Keep reading »
Will Justin Trudeau Change Canadian Policy in the Middle East?
The election of Canada’s Liberal Party is likely to mean a shift away from the hyper-belligerent tone Stephen Harper’s Conservative Party used on issues pertaining to Middle East policy, but … Keep reading »
A Disaster Waiting to Happen: Expanding the U.S.-led ISIS War to Other Countries
According to a 29 April report in The New York Times, leaders from the U.S.-led coalition at war with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will meet in … Keep reading »
The Disaster in Libya
The title of Horace Campbell’s book on NATO’s 2011 Libyan intervention, Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya, is an allusion to a Guardian article by Seumas Milne entitled, … Keep reading »
Harper’s Iraq War Plan: Save People by Killing Them?
The Harper government’s plan to send Canadian air power to help combat the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, and possibly Syria, and for Canadian special forces to continue operating there … Keep reading »
The Logic of Israeli Violence
One could be forgiven for understanding Israel’s actions in the Gaza Strip as butchery for its own sake. That’s a plausible interpretation of the killing of 1,284 Palestinians, at least … Keep reading »