Posts Tagged: Hamas
The prisoner exchange between Israel and Hamas reflects the power of occupation and the power of changing circumstances.
Israeli security forces report that they have arrested at least 100 suspected members of Hamas, claiming to have foiled multiple bombing and kidnapping plots.
Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
Although China still attracts major foreign investment, fears that its model will not last have prompted capital flows to other rising countries like Brazil and Indonesia.
Restrictions on comings and goings from Gaza may be threatening the financial stability of Hamas.
The blockade of Gaza has not achieved its goal of removing Hamas from power or moderating its positions. The power of Hamas has only become more entrenched.
A new naval base on Jeju Island will only make a bad maritime security situation in Northeast Asia worse.
To reach a peace settlement in the Middle East, the United States has to put pressure on Israel and reach out to Hamas.
The bloodshed in Gaza was a testing ground for dangerous hypotheses about far greater global political issues.
A convergence of interests in the region provide a golden opportunity for the United States to reverse its policy and help bring peace to the Middle East.