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Jonathan Cook


Cook is a British writer and a freelance journalist based in Nazareth

Analysis: The funding, political influence and media clout of Washington's Israel lobby will be key for candidates in next year's US election - but who does this relationship benefit?

04 May, 2015

Analysis: Israeli organisations are using legal means to impose a high cost on the Palestinian Authority before it can bring war crimes charges against Israel at the ICC, Jonathan Cook.

16 April, 2015

Comment: Obama's personal grudge match with Netanyahu is a distraction - the US-Israel relationship is as tight as it ever was, says Jonathan Cook

01 April, 2015

Analysis: Netanyahu's gambit pays off and puts another nail in the coffin of the West's pet peace project. The showing of the Joint List was one small sliver of good news.

18 March, 2015

Analysis: An increasingly isolated Israeli prime minister has stirred up racist tensions in the final few days of a dispiriting election campaign.

16 March, 2015

Analysis: The Israeli PM knows he cannot lose on domestic front with doom-laden claims of Iranian nuclear plots - and any repercussions abroad do not appear to trouble him, says Jonathan Cook.

27 February, 2015

Analysis: A leaked report has undermined Binyamin Netanyahu's claims on Iran's nuclear capability. If the Israeli prime minister keeps going, he will destroy more than his own credibility, says Jonathan Cook.

25 February, 2015

Analysis: The disqualification of Haneen Zoabi highlights the difficulties the new political bloc faces maintaining cohesion after polling day, says Jonathan Cook.

13 February, 2015

Analysis: They may be closer than ever since 2006 to full-blown conflict, but there are good reasons for both the Lebanese group and Israel's political leadership to keep a lid on tensions.

29 January, 2015

Israel’s claims of an imminent threat of a Hizballah attack are not credible, but Israel is likely uncomfortable with the long-term presence of Iran and Hizballah on its border with Syria and working to undermine it.

22 January, 2015