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Gaza From the Perspective of a Proud Diaspora Jew

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics
Lionel Rolfe

I have been doing my best not to think too much about Gaza, not only publicly but for myself. I can no longer avoid pondering all the uncomfortable thoughts Israel's bombing of Gaza is bringing home to me. Of one thing I'm sure of -- I want to tell Netanyahu, "I told you so." Netanyahu's purpose was always designed to prevent any chance of rapprochement. What's unfolding was foretold by his actions.

Sam Stein

Benjamin Netanyahu Has Private Sit Down With Bipartisan Group Of Israel Advocates, Lawmakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- In a relatively rare sign of bipartisan collaboration on the Israel-Palestine conflict, a group of Democratic and Republican advocates a...

President Obama's Speech and the Peace Process: Nothing Will Change

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Robert K. Lifton

The very strong adverse reactions to elements of the president's speech shows how far apart the parties really are in reaching an accord. Despite the president's hopes, it looks like the stalemate will continue for a long time to come.

Nakba Day a Disastrous Tactic for Mideast Peace

Anav Silverman | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Anav Silverman

Recent events contribute to the perpetuation of two often repeated lies: that the Arab world wants peace with the Jewish State and that Israel returning to the 1967 borders will magically resolve the conflict.

President Obama's Mistake

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

By demanding that Israel surrender all the territories it captured in the 1967 war without insisting that the Palestinians surrender their right of return, the president has gone further than Palestinian negotiators had during various prior negotiations.

Conspiracism American Style: The Daniel Levy Debate

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Middle East conspiracism is here in America now -- our own political factions are now engaged in many of the same troubling patterns that drive some to unacceptable forms of violence.

The End of (Military) History? The United States, Israel, and the Failure of the Western Way of War

Andrew Bacevich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Bacevich

Although Western liberalism may retain considerable appeal, the Western way of war has run its course.

The Inconvenient Truth About Israel

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Cohen

I grew up believing in the virtue and superiority of Israel over its heathen neighbors, but the reality I discovered was not so black and white.

THE CUMULATIVE EFFECT

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gary S. Chafetz

The fact that Israeli commandos were allowed to kill 10--and possibly as many as 20--pro-Palestinian activists aboard a small flotilla of boats, presu...

Reflections on Jerusalem Day in an Impoverished, Extremist, and Divided City

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

Over time, Jerusalem has become the symbol of the Israeli "having it all" illusion. The attempt to "have our cake and eat it too" has no future and relegates the city to a chaotic state of uncertainty.

Americans Have Themselves to Blame for the Biden Slap in the Face

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

If Obama truly believes that an independent, viable and contiguous Palestinian state is in the "national interest" of the United States, he must resolve the settlement issue once and for all.

Disaster Tourism at the Edge of the Golan Heights

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Deknatel

Today the curious traveler can get a government tour after securing an easy permit in Damascus. It is perhaps the best and most disturbing example of disaster tourism in the Middle East.

Hamas Is Responsible for the Civilian Casualties in Gaza

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mitchell Bard

By choosing tactical advantages over the safety of its citizens, the terrorist organization chose its military goals over the safety of its fellow Palestinians in Gaza.