In Argentina where it no longer matters, Obama pays retroactive lip service to democracy. But ask people today across the Middle East -- in Egypt or Yemen, or Saudi Arabia, Gaza and the West Bank, or for that matter Syria -- if the U.S. supports democracy and self-determination.
A still from "Live, Love, Refugee" a photography exhibit by Omar Imam I'll admit I'm treading a narrow path between love and hate ...
In Sweden, where I was born, all that's needed to travel is a Google search for hotel deals and a few clicks to book a flight. Yet in the Gaza Strip, where my parents were born and I live now, being able to travel is akin to achieving a miracle.
The idea behind deconstruction is to deconstruct the workings of strong nation-states with powerful immigration policies, to deconstruct the rhetoric ...
The performances by four of the five remaining presidential candidates at AIPAC's policy conference made this a perfectly strange and unsettling week in Washington.
In the midst of the ongoing conflict in Gaza, which escalated over the weekend, an improbable and heartwarming story is unfolding. In a leap of faith, a couple living within the volatile region is putting their future into the hands of people they've never even met--all in the name of love.
This summer, Congress passed a trade bill that, for the first time, formally defines "Israel" as including Arab territories that are recognized by the international community as under foreign belligerent occupation.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee [AIPAC] policy conference is in Washington March 20-22. All presidential candidates are invited. Hillary Clinton is going. But Bernie Sanders could use this opportunity to be a truth-teller to AIPAC.
There is a strong taboo against suicide in the Gaza Strip, where Islam is the predominant religion. But on February 9, Rezeq Abu Setta, 38 and a father of seven, joined a growing trend in the blockaded Palestinian territory. He attempted suicide.
America is practically bankrupt, yet Israel remains a multi-billion dollar dependent. The U.S. can't afford to continue subsidizing well-off nations, no matter how friendly. And Israel, which spends heavily both to expand state regulation and occupy Palestinian lands, doesn't need American support.
The bucolic Palestinian village of Wadi Foquin, nestled in a lush valley on the West Bank, is known for its fruits and vegetables, honey, olive trees, and natural springs. Situated near the green line with Israel, it lies five miles southwest of Bethlehem. Wadi Foquin is also a village fighting for its very existence.
Flattening Beirut has been done before. Flattening Gaza has been done before. And both may be done again if Israel's license to kill with impunity is left unchecked.
Ending the occupation is not a charitable gift to the Palestinians. Only by accepting their right to a state of their own will Israel remain a Jewish and democratic state enjoying peace and security, instead of being drawn toward an abyss from which there is no salvation.
I am very appreciative that the European Union, under your leadership, has begun to do what my own country will never do: Apply real, bottom-line pressure to Israel.
Sadly, home demolitions targeted at the families of terrorists has become a central tactic of the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against the current wave of murderous attacks against Israeli civilians.
In June 2014, three Israeli teenagers were abducted by Palestinian terrorists, who picked them up at a bus-stop and shot them dead almost instantly. A...