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Vijay Prashad
Vijay Prashad

Prashad's latest book is The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (Verso, 2014 paperback). He is a columnist at Frontline and a Senior Research Fellow at AUB's Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs.

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On the precipice of 21st century fascism

24 February, 2016

Comment: The rise in violent rhetoric, the scapegoating of minorities and the quashing of dissent all points in one direction, writes Vijay Prashad.

The tragedy of Yemen is not a marginal one

10 February, 2016

Comment: The only beneficiaries of nearly a year of bombing have been al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group, writes Vijay Prashad.

Margot Wallström and criticism of Israel

05 February, 2016

Comment: People with a public history of fighting injustice will no longer be silenced by distorted, false and distracting claims of anti-Semitism, writes Vijay Prashad.

China's road to the Middle East

28 January, 2016

Comment: The New Silk Road will bypass the Suez Canal, and could change the nature of geopolitics in the region, notes Vijay Prashad.

Cracks in democracy: The Turkish and Indian examples

20 January, 2016

Comment: Democracy is about more than elections; a culture of dissent must be embraced, writes Vijay Prashad.

From Roboski to Sultanahmet: Turkey as dry as tinder

13 January, 2016

As a new bombing plunges Turkey into further instability, Vijay Prashad argues unaccountable Turkish massacres against Kurds, assassinations of activists and misguided foreign policies are at root of the crisis.

You won't get to read this

08 January, 2016

Comment: This website has been banned in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt. Vijay Prashad asks: What are they scared of?

Palestine's lost present: A journey in the Jordan Valley

31 December, 2015

Comment: Labelling fruit and vegetables produced in illegal Israeli settlements is a preposterous - and necessary - first measure, writes Vijay Prashad.

Palestinian lives matter!

28 December, 2015

Over the course of the past few weeks, Israeli political leaders have given carte blanche to their military to kill anyone they see as a threat.

The occupation cannot hold back the Palestinians forever

18 December, 2015

As the Israeli occupation continues to fail, it insists on destroying any Palestinian hope too. But opportunities remain for the Palestinians, argues Vijay Prashad.

Libya's oil and the Islamic State group

09 December, 2015

Comment: IS is a safe investment for many former Gaddafi loyalists, as the group aims to cripple the state's oil income and infrastructure, writes Vijay Prashad.

War crimes and humanitarian resistance in Yemen

02 December, 2015

Comment: The situation is desperate, yet the devastating violence is being supported by the international community, which can't see what's coming next, writes Vijay Prashad.

Vijay Prashad
Vijay Prashad

Prashad's latest book is The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (Verso, 2014 paperback). He is a columnist at Frontline and a Senior Research Fellow at AUB's Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs.

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