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Entries by MJ Rosenberg from 02/2012

Why the Term "Israel First" Matters

| Posted 02.03.2012 | World

I do not want America to be dragged into a war that Netanyahu provokes and which the United States would then be dragged into. I favor diplomacy, unconditional diplomacy, with all issues on the table.

Obama Says U.S. and Israel March As One

| Posted 02.07.2012 | World

I certainly do not believe that Obama, in any way, puts Israel's interests on par with that of the United States. Not even close. Frankly, I don't think the Republicans do either.

Iran War: What Is AIPAC Planning?

| Posted 02.09.2012 | World

The idea of another Middle East war is so outlandish that it seems inconceivable it could actually occur.

Don't Bomb Iran, Contain It (Like the USSR)

| Posted 02.15.2012 | World

The fear campaign that surrounds Iran is about Israel's intense worry that a nuclear Iran would inhibit Israel's freedom of action throughout the Middle East, taking away its ability to do whatever it wants whenever it wants to.

Senators Forcing Obama to War With Iran

| Posted 02.22.2012 | World

Presidents need latitude to make decisions affecting matters of national security (another name for matters of life and death) and, until now, all presidents have been afforded it, as provided for in the United States Constitution. But, in the case of Iran, the rules are changing.

Boycott the Occupation, Not Israel

| Posted 02.27.2012 | World

Yes, boycott the occupation -- the settlers, the politicians who support them, and the businesses that sustain them. But not Israel itself, unless you think that it is a society beyond redemption. It isn't -- no more than we are.

NY Times: Attack on Iran Could Blow Back Here at Home

| Posted 02.29.2012 | World

A better question a legislator can ask himself is whether it is worth losing American lives in an unnecessary war because a president is constrained from utilizing diplomacy to prevent it?