Foreign Correspondent: Israel loses politically in Gaza battle


Military power won’t win this war; there has to be a solution that recognizes Palestinian rights to land. https://48hills.org/2018/11/israel-loses-politically-in-gaza-battle/ By Reese Erlich – November 16, 2018 Earlier this week the Israeli military and armed groups in Gaza clashed in the worst fighting since their 2014 war. Israeli planes bombed Palestinians, killing seven, wounding 26 and … Continue reading

Foreign Correspondent: Why Young People Are Protesting in Gaza


by Reese Erlich The Progressive, May 24, 2018 http://progressive.org/dispatches/foreign-correspondent-why-protests-in-Gaza-180524/ On my most recent reporting trip to Gaza, I stayed with a family living just a short walk from the Israeli border. At dusk we watched a beautiful sunset over the Mediterranean and could forget the ongoing conflict for just a few minutes. Living conditions for … Continue reading

Reese interview in American Herald Tribune


Mohsen Abdelmoumen: What is your analysis of the American withdrawal of the Iranian nuclear agreement? Reese Erlich: The US has been violating the agreement for some time by pressuring other countries not to do business with Iran. It started under Obama and intensified under Trump. Trump’s decision to reimpose harsh sanctions sends a message around … Continue reading

Arab Spring in Syria, Egypt and Gaza


Published on May 23, 2011 by┬áPulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Few observers thought that the uprising that began in Tunisia would so quickly spread throughout the entire Arab world. Egyptians overthrew the Mubarak regime but now struggle to determine what kind of new government they will create. Palestinians also demonstrated, calling for an end to … Continue reading