Marwan Bishara, Al Jazeera English

Marwan Bishara

Al Jazeera English

Edmonds, WA, United States

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Recent articles by Marwan:

Churchill, Johnson and the farcical nostalgia for empire

Churchill’s vast historical record has long been misused, but current attempts to do so are particularly egregious. → Read More

A happier new year takes imagination and courage

2022 may not be all doom and gloom, but that depends on us. → Read More

From Beijing with love

The autocrat, the artist and the struggle for freedom and justice in China and beyond. → Read More

Will Trump run again

All bets are off in the United States of Fear, Rage, and Peril. → Read More

What’s next for the US, the Taliban and Afghanistan?

A balance sheet of lessons learned and unlearned. → Read More

The US, the Taliban and the stunning defeat in Afghanistan

The Taliban victory is a major humiliation for the US, but perhaps that’s the silver lining of the Afghan tragedy. → Read More

Israel’s doctrine: Humane bombing and benevolent occupation

How Israelis moved from shooting and crying to shooting and laughing in Palestine. → Read More

Donald who? How Biden is outshining Trump (and Obama)

The promise and perils of the Biden presidency in comparison to other presidents. → Read More

The morning after the Israeli electoral circus

Israel is stuck in an electoral groundhog day, with each election producing more of the same. → Read More

The Biden doctrine, if only…

The five pillars of a new US foreign policy strategy look great on paper but seem impossible in practice. → Read More

The feats, fiats and failures of American news networks

With Trump gone and ratings dipping, US broadcasters will have to reconsider their corporate approach to news. → Read More

Biden to Israel and Palestine, the show must go on

It is now Biden’s turn to revive the peace procession. → Read More

The spectre of Trump’s spectacles

What exactly happened in Washington on ‘Black Wednesday’? → Read More

Saudi Arabia: Time to face the music

Having lost its staunchest supporter in Washington, MBS now has to tread carefully on the international scene. → Read More

A political flirt: The diaries of Barack Hussein Obama

How a disappointed Obama disappointed the Muslim world. → Read More

Obama’s (not so) promising land

I took a look at Obama’s new memoir and found the man in the middle, who promised hope but chose pragmatism. → Read More

The landslide that wasn’t: What the elections say about America

It was supposed to produce a sweeping victory for Joe Biden, so why did so many Americans vote for Donald Trump? → Read More

The US election: Hate, hope beyond the vote

What would a Trump victory and a Trump defeat look like? → Read More

Trump, the Teflon president

The upcoming US election will be a referendum on America and its standing in the world. → Read More

The UAE and Israel: A dangerous liaison

Why are the UAE and Israel in such a hurry to normalise relations? → Read More