Will Israel Defy Another Security Council Resolution? By Thalif Deen

A Security Council meeting in progress. Credit: United Nations UNITED NATIONS, Mar 26 2024 (IPS) – The…

Human Rights Groups Call for Suspension of US Arms Supplies to Israel

By Thalif Deen NEW YORK | 21 March 2024 (IDN) — As the disproportionate death toll…

US Delivers Both Life –and Death– to a Devastated Gaza By Thalif Deen

Much of the Gaza Strip lies in ruins. Credit: UNRWA/Ashraf Amra. February 2024 UNITED NATIONS, Mar…

UN’s Credibility at Stake—as Russia and Israel Continue to Remain Defiant

Israeli missile strikes have caused widespread destruction in Gaza. Credit: World Health Organization (WHO) UNITED NATIONS,…

Will New Regional Conflicts Accelerate Iran’s Plans to go Nuclear?

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS | 18 January 2024 (IDN) — The Israeli-Hamas war has ignited…

Where Does the International Criminal Court Stand on Charges of Mass Killings in Gaza? By Thalif Deen

The headquarters of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the Netherlands. Credit: Adam Mørk UNITED…

Catastrophic Shortage of Food in Gaza—Starvation as a Weapon of War By Thalif Deen

Displaced families in a school in Gaza. 21 December 2023 Credit: WFP/Arete/Abood al Sayd UNITED NATIONS,…

A Desperate Plea from Palestinians: Drop Your Nuclear Bomb on Gaza–and Exterminate Us By Thalif Deen

People in Rafah city in the Gaza Strip flee a missile attack. Credit: UNICEF/Eyad El Baba…

US has Provided Over 130 Billion Dollars in Aid & Weapons to Israel– the Largest Ever By Thalif Deen

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II : a Fifth Generation Stealth Fighter aircraft- (Wikipedia) UNITED NATIONS, Nov…

The Lighter Side of Life in an American Campus

By Thalif Deen NEW YORK –The crisis in Gaza has triggered a negative fallout on some…

What is Happening in Gaza is “Inhumane, illegal, and Unacceptable” By Thalif Deen

  A young girl eats bread distributed by World Food Programme, at a school shelter in…

Israel’s Hefty Military Might Heavily Reinforced by US Weapons

Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct a live-fire training exercise aboard dock landing ship…

Saudi Arabia, Under Fire for Civilian Killings, is Largest Buyer of US Arms

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS. 14 September 2023 (IDN) — Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s…

Saudi Arabia Seeks Civilian Nuclear Program in Return for Ties with Israel By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS. 24 August 2023 (IDN) — The US continues its backdoor negotiations to broker a…

Should Military Leaders be Barred from Addressing the UN? By Thalif Deen

– A rash of military coups in African countries — including Burkina Faso, Sudan, Guinea, Mali,…

When politics spark smiles and trigger loud laughter

The author sharing a joke with President Ronald Reagan at the White House reception and dinner…

Guns for Hire? A Season for Mercenaries By Thalif Deen

Just after a band of mercenaries tried to oust the government in the Maldives back in…

Will Israeli-Saudi Rapprochement be Linked to an Eventual Nuclear Deal? By Thalif Deen

Photo: Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, known in English as The Prophet’s Mosque, in the city of Medina in…