Day: 09/06/2019

Jewish Settlers Attack McDonald’s for ‘Unofficial Boycott’

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Jewish settler leaders accuse the global restaurant chain of unofficially boycotting West Bank settlements, in violation of anti-BDS law.

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Sudan suspension, African Union’s bold move against strongmen

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The African Union’s suspension of Sudan over a paramilitary massacre of civilians this week has been welcomed by the international community. But can the bloc succeed in delivering African solutions to African problems?

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Bipartisan bill complements Kushner’s plan to try to buy off Palestinians

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On Wednesday, six members of Congress introduced a bipartisan bill to create a $50 million annual fund to “facilitate and finance joint economic ventures and people-to-people exchanges between Palestinians, Israelis, and Americans.” While the bill could be seen by well-intentioned members of Congress as a last-ditch attempt to revive the moribund prospects for a two-state resolution, Josh Ruebner says it should more accurately be seen as consistent with the Trump administration’s “deal of the century,” which appears in all likelihood to preclude the possibility of Palestinian statehood.

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