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Benjamin Netanyahu Stops Pretending To Support A Sovereign Palestinian State

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opposes the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank, he told reporters last week in remar...

The Curse of the Occupation

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 07.16.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

At a time when hundreds of rockets are fired by Hamas and Islamic Jihad from Gaza against Israel -- threatening population centers, including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv -- criticizing Israel's occupation of the West Bank would seem inappropriate at best. Many Israelis justify the continuing occupation in light of the intensifying violence. They argue that Israel cannot allow the West Bank to become under any circumstances like Gaza -- a staging ground for rocket attacks that could cause unimaginable death and destruction. The repeated acts of violence emanating from Gaza and the relative calm in the occupied West Bank are used to "validate" this claim. In reality, the occupation itself is the root cause behind the unending Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the current deadly flare-up between Israel and Hamas.

An Open Letter to the Israelis and Palestinians

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 07.11.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Have you ever paused and asked the simple question: Where do we go from here? None of you -- Bennett, Haniyeh, Netanyahu, Meshal, and Abbas -- know what will be the fate of Israel and Palestine in five or 10 years should you continue to pursue your bankrupt policy.

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

WATCH: Israeli Knesset Speaker Denies Gaza Occupation, Pushes Unilateral Israeli Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset Danny Danon joined me on HuffPost Live Thursday for a discussion about his new book, Israel: The Will To Prevail...

It's the Settlements, Stupid!

Carlo Strenger | Posted 08.06.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

Israel, it turns out, is perceived in a much more differentiated manner than Netanyahu wants to make us believe.

Over Netanyahu's New Israel, the B.S. Light Is On

Bradley Burston | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

Like the apocryphal 50 words for snow, the Hebrew language is rich in synonyms for something south of honesty. But nothing in the ancient lexicon quite fits the Black Flagging campaign.

Israel Shuts Down Dovish Radio Station

AP | By AMY TEIBEL | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel has ordered the shutdown of a dovish Israeli-Palestinian radio station, officials and the station's operators said on Sunday. The...

Glenn Beck and Danny Danon: An Unholy Alliance?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

While other nations witness how divisive American politics currently is -- with Glenn Beck at the forefront of the over-the-top rhetoric -- it remains to be seen why Israel would allow itself to be a staging ground for his extreme brand of political theater.