Exciting volunteer opportunities in our Media Team! Apply by May 31

Due to recent popular interest in volunteering with NCCAR’s Media Scan and activities, NCCAR is launching an official request for volunteers in order to build a sustainable and active Media Team. See below for information on how to participate in …Continue reading


NCCAR on CTV National News regarding Canada’s Potential Loss of UN agency ICAO due to its ME stance

On May 2nd, NCCAR board member Rula Odeh was interviewed by CTV National News regarding the potential loss of the International Civil Aviation Organization  (ICAO) from Montreal and the impact the Canadian government’s Middle East policies and practices may have …Continue reading


Published: One step forward, two steps back: Assessing Obama’s Jerusalem speech

Opinion piece by NCCAR Vice-President Peter Larson, originally published in Embassy Magazine, March 27th, 2013.

US President Barack Obama sepaks at the Jerusalem International Convention Center on March 21

A week before United States President Barack Obama went to Israel, The Economist had a suggestion about …Continue reading


Opinion: Leaders must set red lines for peace and prosperity in the Middle East

Opinion piece by NCCAR board member Rula Odeh which appeared Oct. 24, 2012 in Embassy*.

Leaders must set red lines for peace and prosperity in the Middle East
Ordinary civilians should be at the heart of the equation.
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The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)


Yemen must try to repair its deadly north-south divide
The Guardian (blog)
The attack, during a rehearsal for today’s Unity Day celebrations – marking the unification of north and south Yemen in 1990 – highlights the …Continue reading


signs of cautious optimism emerge - The Guardian


The Guardian


Iran nuclear talks: signs of cautious optimism emerge
The Guardian
This is complemented by the statement by the Israeli chief of general staff, Benny Gantz, who said that Iran is a “rational actor” and will not produce a …Continue reading


Goodbye to recent delusions - the age of nationalism is ba...



Patrick Cockburn: Goodbye to recent delusions – the age of nationalism is back …
The Independent
A year later, Syria, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain and Libya are still beset by power struggles, largely electoral in Egypt but increasingly militarised in Syria. Their outcome is unclear. What …Continue reading


The Meaning of the Nakba - CounterPunch



The Meaning of the Nakba
CounterPunch
Despite the inextricable connection between the Palestinian Nakba and the birth of Israel in the land of Palestine, no Israeli official has ever ventured to call for atonement. Neither event would have happened without …Continue reading


Why Do Arabs Revolt? - Middle East Online



Why Do Arabs Revolt?
Middle East Online
Most Arabs polled (73 percent) said Israel and the United States were the main security threats to the Arab world, and in third place was Iran at just five percent; 84 percent thought the Palestine issue unites all …Continue reading


Increasing Israel Aid, Cutting Everything Else - Huffington Post (blog)



Increasing Israel Aid, Cutting Everything Else
Huffington Post (blog)
Paul Ryan’s “gut Medicare” offering) is aid to Israel. Actually it is hard to use the word aid about an annual multi-billion dollar gift that goes directly to the Israeli military. That word suggests that the …Continue reading

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