JERUSALEM: US officials attended an archaeological event organized by an Israeli settler-linked group in east Jerusalem on Sunday, their latest move breaking with precedent and angering Palestinians.
The last British soldier left Palestine soil today and the thirty-one-year British rule of Palestine ended at midnight, by proclamation of Lt. Gen. Gordon H.A. MacMillan, last British military commander in this country. The military administration, which began with the triumphal entry into Jerusalem by Gen. Edmund Allenby at the head of a British army […]
What Jared Kushner and his colleagues are saying is that the Palestinians have no justified grievances, and no legitimate rights, except the right to whatever prosperity can be achieved with Gulf money under a permanent Israeli military occupation of their land. However, the Kushner plan’s notion of throwing other people’s money at the issue will not make it go away; not when it involves the national, political, civil, and human rights of an estimated 12 million people. The Palestinian people are not about to be bought off. Whether Kushner knows it or not, the days of Lord Curzon and Lord Balfour are long gone, the colonial era is over. With the neocolonial plans they have concocted for the Palestinians, he and his Israeli allies are swimming against the tide of history.