Linton is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Battersea from 1997 to 2010. Prior to becoming an MP he was a journalist for the Guardian from 1981–97.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has a history of meddling in the UK's Israel/Palestine affairs, most recently spearheading the designation of Hamas as a terror group in a move that will only undermine any reconciliation efforts, writes Martin Linton.
Comment: Israel is to destroy an Israeli Arab village in the Negev and replace it with a Jewish one. Expect nothing but silence from the international community, says Martin Linton.
Comment: The British prime minister once described Gaza as a "giant open prison". He has since become a born-again Likudnik, says Martin Linton.
Comment: The Scottish parliament is soon to debate recognition of Palestine. But the real question is, what pressure will be brought to bear on Israel.