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New Strategic Approaches Are Necessary for the Peace Process to Succeed

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 06.17.2013 | World
Robert K. Lifton

It is clear that convincing the Israelis to engage with the Palestinians in a serious negotiation will require more from the Arab states than just a change in the formulation of the 1967 border deal.

Presbyterian Boycott Vote a Victory for Human Rights and Justice

Phyllis Bennis | Posted 09.15.2012 | Media
Phyllis Bennis

The mainstream U.S. press wrote quite extensively about last week's Presbyterian campaign for corporate social responsibility. Virtually all the headlines focused on the decision not to divest from corporations profiting from the Israeli occupation.

The Syrian Anomaly

Joshua Gleis | Posted 06.18.2011 | World
Joshua Gleis

Only in Syria, where a growing number of citizens are rising up against the Assad regime, has the United States and the rest of the western world failed to develop or convey any type of policy whatsoever.

Jerusalem Is not a Final Status Issue

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

If anyone wondered whether the Israeli government was ready to conduct honest negotiations, Eli Yishai's announcement clarified the situation with a resounding NO.

Babylon & Beyond: Fallon's Resignation Prompts Iran War Talk

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just days after a controversial article in Esquire magazine described Adm. William J. Fallon as the man standing in the way of a Bush administration w...