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Amid Levantine Quagmires, Business Not Quite As Usual

Alex Cacioppo | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Alex Cacioppo

On Thursday, October 30, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted an Israel-US Business Forum at its vaunted estate in the Upper East Side, filled during a long afternoon with dozens of participants across several industries between the countries.

Confessions of a Pinkwasher

Yoav Sivan | Posted 02.14.2012 | New York
Yoav Sivan

Sarah Schulman's article "Israel and Pinkwashing" contributes to an unrelenting focus on a useless question: is Israel more pro-gay or more anti-Palestinian?

Homeward Bound

David Suissa | Posted 10.16.2011 | World
David Suissa

I come to a land that calls me home Pulled in by the suns of August. On each visit, the eyes utter the same words: Electric. Messy. Miracle. This t...

Public Diplomacy: "Out" for the U.S., "In" Overseas?

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

China and India's public diplomacy activities have grown extensively in our new century, even as the United States is seemingly abandoning the foreign policy tool.

Israel: Hasbara, Lies, and Videotape

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Is there a disconnect between the way Israel sees itself and its actions, and the way they are viewed by the rest of the world?

Once Again, Israel Shoots Itself in Both Legs

Ami Kaufman | Posted 02.18.2010 | World
Ami Kaufman

Apparently, the rest of the world thinks Israel is all one big hot desert, that we only eat falafel, that the country is ruled by a military junta, and more.