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Palestine Israel Conflict

Would Romney Prosperity Pacts Work in Palestine?

Steve Clemons | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Whether Romney is right or not, his jobs talk and the notion of "Prosperity Pacts" are a step ahead of the rhetoric that typecasts instability in the Middle East as a function of Islamic culture and fanaticism.

Palestinians Rally Across West Bank In Support Of Statehood Claim

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Thousands of flag-waving Palestinians rallied Wednesday in towns across the West Bank to show support for their president'...

Palestine Goes to the UN

Khaled Elgindy | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Khaled Elgindy

Even if the U.S. government does convince the Palestinians to abandon their U.N. bid, it will only have succeeded in delaying, rather than preventing, a more serious crisis down the road.

Hamas and Israel Trade Hanukkah Gifts

Ira Chernus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ira Chernus

As Israeli Jews light the rest of their Hanukkah candles, they should keep in mind that the plan they may receive from Washington is very much the same plan Hamas just offered to them as a Hanukkah gift.

Israel Votes for Violence

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Palestinians hoped that Israel would choose a leader who would focus on the need to end the suffering, lift the siege, and begin rebuilding. It appears that just the opposite has happened.