Dr. Alon Ben-Meir

The Dire Consequences of Territorial Annexation

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The formation of an Israeli coalition government led by Netanyahu and Gantz, the leaders of Likud and Kahol Lavan respectively, will finally put an end to Israel’s nearly 18 month-long political paralysis and, for now, personal rivalry following three elections. Both agreed on a host of important socio-economic and security matters.

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The War In Yemen Is A Crime Against Humanity And Islam

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The War In Yemen Is A Crime Against Humanity And Islam



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Israel Is Engaged In Systematic Self-Destruction

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It is said where are two Jews, there are three opinions. And in the state of Israel, there is yet another version: where there are five Jews, there are nine political parties. There are certainly advantages to having different views on every topic, especially when the issues under discussion are seriously consequential and relate to the future national security and wellbeing of the state.

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I Am Proud To Be A Socialist”

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…I Am Proud To Be A Socialist”



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I Am Proud To Be A Socialist”

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…I Am Proud To Be A Socialist”



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The Moral Devastation of the Continued Occupation'

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*A version of this article was originally published on December 10, 2015. The changes from the original article to this piece below encompass the inclusion of Trump’s so-called “deal of the century”, which will only perpetuate the occupation.

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Ending US-Iran Impasse Rests Only On Face-to-Face Negotiations

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Ending US-Iran Impasse Rests Only On Face-to-Face Negotiations


Even a cursory review of the turmoil

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Can The New Government Change Kosovo’s Fortunes?

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Can The New Government Change Kosovo’s Fortunes?


There is a new political day dawning in Kosovo—the

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Climate Change: A Worldwide Catastrophe In The Making

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"Climate Change: A Worldwide Catastrophe In The Making 

Alon Ben-Meir - September 26, 2019

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For The US And Iran, War Is Not An Option

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Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or Iran deal) was sadly based on a lack of understanding of its importance and potential contribution to a future nuclear-free zone in the Middle East. Even without knowing the nuances of the deal, Trump’s decision to withdraw from it was based on his pledge to do so when he was campaigning for president and his determination to undo President Obama’s signature achievement.

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