Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook is a writer and journalist based in Nazareth, Israel. His latest books are Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East (Pluto Press) and Disappearing Palestine: Israel's Experiments in Human Despair” (Zed Books). His website is www.jkcook.net. A version of this article originally appeared in The National, published in Abu Dhabi.

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Jun 28, 2012

Iraq, Libya, Syria: We have no right to play God

Jonathan Cook
The reality, of course, is that the U.S. and its allies are pursuing the same agenda as before the Arab Spring: that is, they are looking to preserve their own geo-political interests.
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Dec 1, 2010

Wikileaks and the decline of the American empire

Jonathan Cook
The U.S. exported financial deregulation, promising it to be the epitome of the new capitalism that would offer the world economic salvation. The result is a banking, moral and environmental crisis.
News
Sep 1, 2010

Israelis risk jail to smuggle Palestinians

Jonathan Cook
Six hundred have sign up for a campaign of civil disobedience, taking their neighbours out of the West Bank for day trips to the seaside, shopping malls, and to have 'some fun.'
News
Jul 15, 2010
Israel's education minister to punish boycott supporters. Hundreds of college professors have signed a petition accusing the minister of endangering academic freedoms. Photo: arully/Flickr

Witch-hunt begins in Israeli schools and colleges

Jonathan Cook
Israel's education minister is to punish boycott supporters. Hundreds of college professors have signed a petition accusing the minister of endangering academic freedoms.
News
Jun 2, 2010

Israeli MP's terror on aid ship

Jonathan Cook
‘Plan was to kill activists and deter future convoys’ says Arab member of Israeli parliament.
News
May 14, 2009

Pope's 'pilgrimage' mired in politics

Jonathan Cook
In private at least, some Palestinian Christian leaders admit that there are pressures on the Pope other than his own personal history that may make him wary of antagonizing Israel.
Book Review
Oct 23, 2008
 When and How Was the Jewish People Invented?

The making of a people

Jonathan Cook
No one is more surprised than Shlomo Sand that his latest academic work has spent 19 weeks on Israel's bestseller list — and that success has come to the history professor despite his book chall

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