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Israel at a Crossroad
To Annex or not to Annex?
By David E. Kaplan
With the country evenly divided on whether to annex parts of the West Bank/Judea & Samaria as early as July 2020, considering the ramifications and repercussions, should there be more reflection before proceeding too hastily?
No, Israel Isn’t A Country Of Privileged And Powerful White Europeans
By Hen Mazzig
The writer of Iraqi and North African descent, takes issue with a global misrepresentation of Israel as “a colonialist extension of Europe” when only “30% of Israeli Jews are descendants of European Jews”. Are the misrepresentations a calculated strategic campaign to taint Israel as an extension of a “privileged and powerful white Europe”, thereby justifying any attacks on it?
The Arab Voice
Arab writers from the Middle East and beyond, weigh in on the economic crisis facing countries in the region and the proposed plan of Israeli annexation