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Where should Palestinians Search for Justice?

by BNimri Aziz, March 8, 2023 (see also Counterpunch) A London hospital removes Palestinian children’s art because it upset some patients. Meanwhile, seemingly unassociated, far away in The…

Syria Held Hostage

by B Nimri Aziz, Feb 12, 2023 Counterpunch Perhaps the most agonizing experience for a family, for any bystander, even for humanitarian professionals, is a double tragedy—a death…

What Was That Biden Said About Ending the War?

an assessment of a president’s statement of wanting to end the war, with his announcement of giving dozens of Abrams tanks to Ukraine

Treachery or Opportunism: Horse-trading in the US Congress

vote-trading in US politics, political caucuses, The Squad Congress members; Margaret Kimberly, Jacobin Magazine

My 2023 New Year Resolution—Liberty for Julian Assange

BNimri Aziz 01.02.2023 Counterpunch 01.05.23 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s vindication seems– maybe, perhaps, imaginably—achievable. It’s enough for me to publish my singular New Year resolution– not a wish,…

V-P Kamala Harris Needs A Beefed-up Press Office and A Better Job   

Is US Vice-President Harris really being useful in her powerful position?

Bang, Bang, Bang– Terrifying Here; Heroic over There. More Weapons for Ukraine vs Rising Shootings in the US

by B Nimri Aziz, April 12, 2022          New Yorkers and many Americans across the country are staggered by last week’s subway shootings. It’s like a film, or…

Could Nepal Become a Player in a Future US-China Crisis?

Feb 23, 2022 by B Nimri Aziz The formidable peaks stretching across the north of Nepal (or Tibet in the south of China depending on your perspective) have…

There Was a Young Man from Dara’a (Syria, 2011- ?)

Feb, 4, 2022. by B Nimri Aziz Dara’a, Syria was the hometown of Khalid. In the years leading up to 2011, he lived between there and Damascus. He…

Martin Luther King Jr: Encountered in Algeria, 2008

“Mahteen”, she said, meeting my eyes for the first time while she attended to the papers that I’d set on her desk. I was in Oran, Algeria, being…