IN THIS ISSUE:
Will recent demonstrations against the Gaza War threaten the regime?
50 years after the 1973 oil embargo, some Gulf citizens oppose normalization with their wallets.
The government’s delicate balancing act around Palestine.
Understanding Israel’s war crimes and the case for genocide.
Israel’s war in Gaza has animated Turkey’s longstanding political rivalries.
Situating the Red Sea campaign in Yemen’s past and present.
Lessons from ’48—A Conversation on Silence, Complicity and Popular Mobilization of Palestinians in Israel
Amid a wave of unprecedented global solidarity with Palestine where does ’48 fit in?
One of MERIP’s signature issues over the years has been the question of Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict—partly because of its intrinsic interest but largely because so much myth and cant clouds the mainstream media coverage of this subject that independent analysis is particularly necessary. This primer by Joel Beinin and Lisa Hajjar is a good place to start in understanding what is at stake as events unfold.
(Photo of Israeli separation barrier by Alfonso Moral.)