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World outraged by Trump’s Jerusalem decision

In Turkey, whose president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been at the forefront in condemning Trump’s move, calling the decision as “null and void” for Turkey, thousands of people took to the streets in Istanbul with Turkish and Palestinian flags, chanting pro-Palestinian slogans.

Time to Reform the United Nations

Concerns for international law and justice, alas, play only a negligible role for these actors as we have seen, for instance, in the entire episode of the Palestinian tragedy and the deafening silence in the face of the killing fields of Assad’s Syria since 2011.

Has the Myth of the Global Village Ended Now?

” There are also some other socio-political indicators that highlight the probable end of the myth of the global village: the rise of the far right in European Union countries, the Scottish independence referendum in 2014, the Catalan independence movement in Spain, the Flemish movement in Belgium, the unofficial referendum of Venetian independence in Italy, Brexit, neo-Nazi tendencies in Germany, the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, anti-Islamic attacks, ethnic and denominational divisions in the Middle East, etc.