Tag: Richard Falk
The modern liberal state needs to find a decent balance between freedom and security.
How polarization is poisoning Turkey and Egypt.
The burden of history lies heavy on the United Nations.
How to behave when you get your invitation to the White House.
The trouble in Libya and how we helped it happen.
If an attack on Syria is averted, it could mark a welcome shift in U.S. foreign policy.
With Snowden temporarily safe in Russia, the impact of his leaks on U.S. foreign relations is still an open question.
With intervention out of favor, American foreign policy is returning to “the great game” of great power politics.
President Obama, drone warfare, and the self-mystifying glories of American exceptionalism.
The recent Gaza ceasefire may be a turning point in the long Israeli-Palestinian struggle.
Could Istanbul be the future capital of the world?
How hope and fear have defined America’s last two presidential campaigns.
Hope, wisdom, law, ethics, and spirituality in relation to killing and dying in Syria.
The scientific community is largely united on the dangers of climate change, so why is no one listening?
There are heartening signs of improved relations between the civil and military arms of Turkey’s government, but much work remains.
Are we in the midst of a fundamental geopolitical shift?
Richard Falk considers how he came to find himself so drawn to the Palestinian cause.
In solidarity efforts, our way may not always be the best way.
What is the best way to prevent an Iranian nuclear weapon?
It’s time to focus on the things that unite us in the common struggle for a brighter future.
What do the suicides of U.S. military personnel have in common with the food strikes put on by Palestinian detainees?
Europe’s economic woes seem endless, but there is a way forward.
To solve global problems, we have to start thinking in terms of civilizations instead of than nation-states. A dispatch from the recent Istanbul Partners Forum.
Why tragedy and impotence mark the struggle in Syria.
Should the story of the Palestinian hunger strikers be getting more attention, and, if so, who should give it to them?
How recent hunger strikes have changed the tone of the day commemorating the Palestinian displacement after the Israeli Declaration of Independence.”
The end of the Palestinian hunger strike provides opportunity for reflection on its media coverage, legacy, and history.
Thousands of Palestinian prisoners are staging hunger strikes in Israeli detention centers.
While the United States advocates for international criminal justice, it may be ignoring human rights abuses closer to home.
The trial of Charles Taylor highlights Western hypocrisy with regard to international human rights law.
Why the international search for the new head of the World Bank was a charade.
Richard Falk on the so-called decline of violence, nuclear weapons, and subtle academic corruption.
Hana Shalabi continues her historic hunger strike to protest abuse that she experienced and her objections to the Israeli practice of prolonged detention without charges, without trial.
|Israel has agreed to release activist Khader Adnan. Here’s what that means.|