Category Archives: Nation states

Lawrence Solomon: Playing make-believe over Gaza

(August 7, 2014) ‘If there is any such thing as a Palestinian people, it is I, Yasser Arafat, who created them.’

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Lawrence Solomon: Gaza’s fantasy siege

Blockade? Wrong word for the limitations that Israel places on the free flow of goods. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Gaza’s war win

In the Israel-Gaza war, Gaza will be an economic winner, Israel an economic loser. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Where confusion over Ukraine begins

(May 16, 2014) Are people or countries sovereign? Continue reading

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Nothing lasts forever

(March 26, 2014) The ongoing campaign for the Quebec provincial election and renewed discussion of a Quebec sovereignty referendum has occasioned speculation of how the Canadian cookie might crumble. One example is a recent editorial by Lawrence Solomon in the National Post, “Canada needs Quebec.” Continue reading

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