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US Israel Affairs

On The Middle East, They Are All Weiners

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 08.09.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It is clear that Congress cares about Israel's security only a little more than the Netanyahu government cares about the interests of the United States (or, for that matter, Israel's). Each is using the other.

U.S. Can Put the Squeeze on Israel

Ira Chernus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ira Chernus

There's a long history of Israel giving in to U.S. pressure in the last 18 months. The administration's efforts to push the Israelis to compromise suggest the president and his advisers would like to do more, if they felt politically safe.

"No better friend?" America, Israel and the Occupied Territories

Geoffrey Wawro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Geoffrey Wawro

Can Obama finally get tough, and trade U.S. foreign aid and security for Israeli fair-dealing on the settlement question?

Latest U.S.-Israel Crisis Can Lead to a Breakthrough

Guy Ziv | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Guy Ziv

After a largely disappointing first year for the administration's peace efforts in the Middle East, the latest U.S.-Israel crisis presents a unique opportunity to recalibrate American efforts for Arab-Israeli peace.