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Said Arikat


Arikat is the Washington Bureau Chief for the Jerusalem-based Palestinian newspaper al-Quds.

Comment: The latest uprising of Palestinian teenagers believes that Israel is no longer the only target of resistance, writes Said Arikat.

02 November, 2015

Comment: Democratic Party senators are lining up behind the US president's nuclear deal, and the Israel lobby knows it, says Said Arikat.

27 August, 2015

Comment: Abu Nadeem found evidence showing his son died by an Israeli bullet. That work led to a court case. His story is an example to all, says Said Arikat.

12 August, 2015

Comment: Billed as a serious grilling over one of the most historic geopolitical agreements of recent years, the US secretary of state's appearance was more like a parlour game.

24 July, 2015

Analysis: The Iran nuclear deal now faces a tough test to win domestic US approval, but the experts are lining up to endorse a victory for diplomacy.

14 July, 2015

Comment: With all the efforts to fight it, outlaw it and shut it down, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement must be doing something right, writes Said Arikat.

08 July, 2015

Comment: The US president is riding high after a series of political victories, but more work remains in the months he has left in office, writes Said Arikat.

01 July, 2015

Comment: By rejecting any suggestion that Israel may have been wrong in waging war(s) on Gaza, the United States is losing what credibility it had in the Middle East.

25 June, 2015

Comment: Expending more blood and treasure will compound the disaster in the Middle East. Only long-term co-operation from a stable Iraqi government will solve its problems, says Said Arikat.

18 June, 2015

Comment: Under US pressure, the UN omitted Israel from its 'list of shame' of violators of children's rights during conflict. What legitimacy does such a list have, asks Said Arikat.

11 June, 2015