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  1. 9/11 did not start or end at midnight

    Richard Falk
    13 September 2011
    Article

    All too often 9/11 is viewed from the perspective of the nation-state rather than from a global standpoint.

  2. The Afghanistan War in the Mirror of the Tet Offensive

    Richard Falk
    23 August 2011
    Article

    U.S. foreign policy still fails to incorporate the lessons learned from the Tet Offensive. The refusal to admit goals weren't achieved in Afghanistan is frustrating to say the least.

  3. Turkey, the Region, and the West after the Elections

    Richard Falk, Hilal Elver
    29 June 2011
    Article

    American newspapers lead the new angle of biased critisim on Turkey. Such a shame because Ankara has proven to be an independant regional influence in the Middle East, with its own brand of soft power diplomacy.

  4. A Shameless Secretary General versus Freedom Flotilla 2

    Richard Falk
    09 June 2011
    Article

    A year after Israel's violent attack on the first aid flotilla, it has failed to keep its promise to end the blockade of Gaza, where the humanitarian crisis continues to worsen. The second flotilla planned this year will again try to ease conditions, amid the failure of political actors to bring any real change to the situation.

  5. Is the Arab Spring a Black Swan?

    Richard Falk
    12 May 2011
    Article

    A recent comparison by top foreign policy thinkers in the US reveals the not so pro-democratic thinking that also goes on in Washington, referring to the emancipatory movements of the Arab Spring as a improbable "worst-case scenarios."

  6. Obama and his Libyan folly

    Richard Falk
    14 April 2011
    Article

    It remains unclear what the Western allies were hoping to achieve through their intervention in Libya; but one thing is clear, civilians are still dying as the violence continues, and the UN Secuity Council's mandate went outside the goals of the UN charter.

  7. Learning from Disaster? After Sendai

    Richard Falk
    17 March 2011
    Article

    Despite a terrible history with nuclear technology, corporate and state actors try to disconnect these mega disasters from the energy industry in order to "normalise" that which continues threatens our very existance.

  8. El residuo tóxico del colonialismo

    Richard Falk
    19 February 2011
    Article

    La época abierta de los grandes imperios cedió el paso a la era de la hegemonía imperial encubierta, pero ahora el edificio se desmorona.

  9. The toxic residue of colonialism

    Richard Falk
    19 February 2011
    Article

    The overt age of grand empires gave way to the age of covert imperial hegemony, but now the edifice is crumbling.

  10. Discrimination in Occupied Palestine

    Richard Falk
    29 December 2010
    Article

    The Human Rights Watch report, "Separate and Unequal: Israel’s Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories" reveals nothing new but is nevertheless a conclusive demonstration of acute and pervasive discrimination against Palestinians as a salient feature of the Israeli occupation.

  11. Las falsas ilusiones del proceso de paz

    Richard Falk
    24 December 2010
    Article

    La política del proceso de paz en Oriente Medio ha garantizado que no exista la menor posibilidad de alcanzar la paz.

  12. The delusions of the peace process

    Richard Falk
    24 December 2010
    Article

    The politics of the peace process in the Middle East have ensured that the mere prospect for producing peace is nonexistent.

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    Israel-Palestine - the Flotilla & Future Prospects

    Richard Falk
    19 July 2010
    Multi-media

    Interview with Richard Falk, UN Rapporteur on Palestine, and Cindy Piester of Pulse TV in Montecito, CA on July 9, 2010. Discuss the attack of Israel on the humanitarian flotilla bound for Gaza at the end of May and future prospects for the Middle East, the U.S., Israel and Palestine.

  14. Interview with Richard Falk: Legal dimensions of Israel aid attack

    Richard Falk
    30 June 2010

    UN Expert on Palestine and TNI Fellow Richard Falk talks about the legal aspects of Israel's violent attack on the Humanitarian Aid Flotilla in international waters and the blockade of Gaza.

  15. UN expert Richard Falk talks about Israel's Flotilla Massacre

    Richard Falk
    14 June 2010
    Multi-media

    UN expert and TNI contributor Richard Falk talks live on GritTV about the illegal raid in which nine humanitarian aid workers were murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) in international waters after boarding their ship in the dead of night.

  16. Gaza aid convoy killings: Those responsible must be held criminally accountable

    Richard Falk
    31 May 2010
    Declaration

    Unless prompt and decisive action is taken to challenge the Israeli siege on Gaza, all of us will be complicit in criminal policies.

  17. Los palestinos están ganando la guerra de legitimidad, ¿tendrá importancia?

    Richard Falk
    15 April 2010
    Article

    Es vital que los palestinos ejerzan paciencia, determinación, liderazgo y visión, además de la suficiente presión, para ganar sus justos derechos.

  18. The Palestinians are winning the legitimacy war: will it matter?

    Richard Falk
    12 April 2010
    Article

    It is vital that the Palestinians exercise patience, resolve, leadership and vision, as well as sufficient pressure if they are to win their just rights.

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    Why The Goldstone Report Matters

    Richard Falk
    23 September 2009
    Article

    Despite the impeccable credentials of the commission members, and the worldwide reputation of Richard Goldstone as a person of integrity and political balance, Israel refused cooperation from the outset.

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    Israel’s war crimes

    Richard Falk
    01 March 2009
    Article

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