Decades of settler-colonialism in focus

I was interviewed by global broadcaster TRT World about the latest violence in Israel/Palestine and how it fits into a long history of occupation and discrimination: What is happening in Sheikh Jarrah might also amount to a war crime, a recent EU statement suggested, seeing it as an “alarming” development. Israeli settlements across Palestine are illegal, violating…

The rise and rise of (bought and sold) suicide drones

Israel sells huge amounts of defence equipment to some of the worst autocrats in the world. A recent scandal, mostly ignored in the Western media, revolves around Israeli-designed suicide drones being sold to China. Journalist Shir Hever interviewed me about the story for Middle East Eye: Antony Loewenstein, an independent journalist, filmmaker and author, said…

Trump’s Middle East “peace plan” demands Palestinian subjugation

My analysis is published today by global broadcaster TRT World: Hours before US President Donald Trump unveiled his “peace deal” for Israelis and Palestinians yesterday, Israeli journalist Eylon Levy tweeted that expectations should be lowered for the proposal. “Since nothing can ‘solve’ the conflict,” he wrote, “ask whether the plan ‘shrinks’ the conflict. The occupation…