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American Support For Israel Must Remain Bipartisan

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

We want Israel to remain a bipartisan issue and an issue that does not divide generations.

Bush Plan Eliminated Obstacle to Gaza Assault

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (IPS) - Until mid-2007, there was a serious political obstacle to a massive conventional war by Israel against Hamas in Gaza: the fa...

Bush Renews Call For 'Two-State' Mideast Solution, Says Hamas Must End Rockets

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — By turns wistful, aggressive and joking in the final news conference of his presidency, President George W. Bush vigorously defende...

Bush Gaza Crisis Response: Let Obama Handle It

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With time running out on the Bush presidency, the administration seemed increasingly ready Friday to let the crisis in Gaza fall to...

U.S. Presses Israel On Cease-Fire, Enlists Arab Countries To Press Hamas

Nytimes.com | By MARK LANDLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United States is pressing Israel to call a cease-fire in its assault on Hamas militants in Gaza, officials said Tuesday, while enlis...

Bush Enjoys Vacation As Middle East Crisis Escalates

Thinkprogress.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an effort to "prevent Palestinians from attacking towns in southern Israel with missiles," Israel today undertook its third day of offensive milita...

Israeli-Syrian Negotiations: The Need For A Bold Move

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alon Ben-Meir

Despite the White House statements indicating that the US will not participate in talks with Syria, reaching an agreement between Israel and Syria will have a dramatically positive ripple effect throughout the Middle East.

Bush Compares Obama To Nazi Appeasers

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** UPDATED BELOW *** President Bush has said repeatedly that he would not insert himself into the presidential race, but that stance changed dramati...

When Rockets Go Slam

Joel Mowbray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel Mowbray

That no one died in this rocket attack is no ordinary miracle. So many factors coalesced that even slightly different circumstances could have produced far deadlier results.

Seth Colter Walls

Former NSC Official: Israel Ignored Bush's Knesset Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to 29-year CIA veteran and former NSC official Bruce Riedel, Wednesday's announcement of joint peace negotiations between Israel and Syria r...

Senior Israeli Official: Bush Intends To Attack Iran

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Jerusalem Post reports that a senior Israeli official said that President Bush and Vice President Cheney are of the belief that military action ag...

On To The General: Hillary Clinton Now A "Top Democrat" According To NBC News

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On a nightly newscast, time is short, and what you say or don't say is often a function of the need to be succinct and efficient, with the assumption ...

Bush Uses Holy Land Pulpit to Launch Smear Campaign

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Begala

So deep is the president's cynicism that he would go on foreign soil to invoke history's greatest crime to condemn conduct he himself has engaged in. I am ashamed that such a man represents me.

George W. Bush's Magical Closet of Democracy

Seth Grahame-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Grahame-Smith

There Bush was, pretending to be a "friend" to the Jews, excoriating those who would dare to negotiate with the enemies of Israel and the United States.

Jason Linkins

McCain's Diplomacy: I'd Tell Shiites And Sunnis To Stop The Bullsh*t

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush's inane likening of international diplomacy with appeasing Hitler drew excoriation from all quarters today. If you're looking for the ...

Jason Linkins

Chris Matthews Eviscerates Right-Wing Host Kevin James Over Obama "Appeasement" Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Utterly insane goings-on tonight on Hardball, where, for the second night in a row, the "Hardball Sideshow" segment was preceded by a scene that way o...

Attention Middle East: Yes, It Can Get Worse

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that Bush has worked his magic with Iraq, it's on to Israel and the Palestinians. Visiting the occupied territories for the first time, Bush said ...

Bush Tears Up: US Should Have Bombed Auschwitz

Associated Press | Aron Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush had tears in his eyes during an hour-long tour of Israel's Holocaust memorial Friday and told Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that ...

Jersualem Put Into Darkness So That Bush Can Enjoy Sunrise

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lights in the Old City of Jerusalem will be turned off before dawn this week so visiting US President George W. Bush can get a better view of the sun ...

Israeli Strikes In Syria Remain Veiled In Secrecy; Bush Refuses Comment

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush pointedly declined on Thursday to discuss an Israeli airstrike in northern Syria on Sept. 6 that Israeli officials say hit a nuclear-re...