Benjamin Netanyahu fudging the truth about Iran’s nuclear program at the UN and contradicting his own spy agency wasn’t the only thing we learned about Israel from The Spy Cables. The hundreds of documents, many of them Top Secret, were obtained by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit in a leak from within South Africa’s spy agency.
After the Charlie Hebdo attack, dozens of world leaders marched arm in arm with President Francois Hollande during a unity march in Paris. But many of these leaders aren’t exactly supporting free speech and a free press back home. So what’s the deal? Dena Takruri of AJ+ explains
President Mahmoud Abbas has submitted Palestine for membership in the International Criminal Court, based in The Hague. Some see Abbas’ ICC move as a desperate attempt to do *something* – especially after a controversial resolution to create a Palestinian state failed at the United Nations Security Council. So why does the ICC bid matter, will Israel be tried for war crimes and what’s next for Palestine?