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Israel 1967 Borders

Israelis Furious Over EU Ban On Post-1967 Territories

The Media Line | Linda Gradstein | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

By Linda Gradstein/The Media Line The European Union (EU) has issued a directive to all of its 28 member states that forbids any form of cooperatio...

Do Not Veto

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 11.21.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

In the past, I have opposed the Palestinian move to unilaterally seek UN recognition of their state, but at this late hour the only way to avoid what will be an unprecedented period of uncertainty is for the United States and the European Union to lead the way.

Strategy for Palestine Still Missing Implementation Plan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.15.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Palestinian strategy towards statehood is making significant progress among certain international political circles, but it is still lacking the necessary coordination and cohesion to bear the desired results.

Vexed Over Obama, Israel, Death of Mideast Peace? Go Ask Mark Zuckerberg

Bradley Burston | Posted 08.10.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

It's taken me three weeks, 6,000 miles, and Mark Zuckerberg, to finally get what Benjamin Netanyahu was telling Barack Obama -- and the world -- in Washington those six days in May.

Why History Matters: The 1967 Six-Day War

David Harris | Posted 08.08.2011 | World
David Harris

Forty-four years ago this week, the Six-Day War broke out. While some wars fade into obscurity, this one remains as relevant today as in 1967.

The Story of Munib Al-Masri

Sari Anabtawi | Posted 08.02.2011 | World
Sari Anabtawi

Munib Al-Masri, an unarmed American citizen, was shot by the Israeli military on May 15 while protesting against Israel on the day Palestinians mark the Nakba -- or catastrophe -- of our dispossession in 1948.

Indefensible: Israel's 1967 Borders and Obama's Policy

Ken Blackwell | Posted 08.02.2011 | World
Ken Blackwell

What to call the new access route that will be paved with American dollars and Israeli blood? The Hamas Corridor? Or should it be called the Obama Freeway?

The Washington Delusion

Rebecca Vilkomerson | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Rebecca Vilkomerson

On the same day of Obama's Mideast speech, the Israeli organization Peace Now reported that construction had begun on 294 new homes in settlements, with the approval of Israel's Defense Ministry.

Netanyahu's Stance Jeopardizes Israel's Security

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Israel's recognition as a Jewish state requires a Jewish majority that can only be sustained through a two-state solution, and, in turn, a solution to the plight of Palestinian refugees must be a return to Palestine, not to Israel.

The 1967 Borders: No Legal Basis, No Power Basis, but Permanent

Boaz Atzili | Posted 07.25.2011 | World
Boaz Atzili

Why should an arrangement that would have been embraced by Israel on the eve of the 1967 war be seen as a bad one today?

What Is So Shocking About the 1967 Borders?

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 07.25.2011 | World
Brent E. Sasley

Everybody else in the media, in politics, in the blogosphere needs to stop acting as though something utterly new and drastic has been suggested. If we don't, we will lose focus on the more important issue of moving the peace process forward.

The Difference Between Obama's and Bush's Positions on Israel

Ed Koch | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Jews and Christian supporters of Israel in the U.S. and the Israeli people and their leaders trusted President Bush. They do not have confidence in President Obama's commitment to Israel's security.

The Rebuke

Rabbi Samuel April | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Rabbi Samuel April

Just as President Obama was riding the crest of his newly re-energized popularity from capturing Osama bin Laden, Netanyahu was seen publicly rebuking the American president on his home turf.

Netanyahu Speech To Congress Will Be Watched For Signs Of U.S.-Israel Rift

Reuters | Susan Cornwell and Jeffrey Heller | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

May 23, 2011 10:21:46 PM By Susan Cornwell and Jeffrey Heller WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Co...

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.

The Fake Outrage of the Israel Firsters

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The Israel-first crowd has decided on two things: (1) They do not want Israeli-Palestinian peace, period, and (2) they want to see President Obama defeated in the next election.

Andrea Stone

Obama Gets European Support On Peace Process As Netanyahu Visits White House | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his ground Friday following a tense White House meeting, one day after U.S. President Bar...

Israeli PM's Furious Phone Call To Clinton Before Obama's Speech

The New York Times | HELENE COOPER | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel heads to the White House on Friday for the seventh meeting since President Obama took off...

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.

Who Cares If Hamas Recognizes Israel?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 07.11.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The media is full of conflicting reports about whether Hamas is ready to recognize Israel. But why does it matter so long as Hamas agrees to permanently end terror attacks against Israel?