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Obama's New Path To Mideast Peace?

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David A. Love

Obama's Mideast speech laid out a new vision for Israel and the Palestinians. But the U.S. can't impose solutions unless the participants break out of the old patterns of antagonism.

Home/fronts: Joe Sacco's Footnotes in Gaza (Metropolitan Books, 2009)

Jared Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jared Gardner

Sacco's latest book is a return to Palestine and the origins of Sacco's own career in comics journalism, a field he has all but singlehandedly created out of the example of his remarkable work.

Human Rights Watch World Report 2010 Warns Of Attacks On Activists

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite the growing strength of the human rights movement, abusive governments have begun to hit back at activists who challenge them, according to Hu...

Netanyahu's Challenge to the UN -- And My Challenge to Liberals -- For Moral Consistency

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lanny Davis

Based on these core principles, liberals should overwhelmingly demand that the Palestinians accept Israel's minimal request to bring peace.

Living Under the Bombing of Gaza

Khulood Ghanem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Khulood Ghanem

At the start of the Gaza war I was on my way walking in the street. I heard the first rocket, the second and the third, at this moment I could see nothing, all I remember was the biggest explosion I have ever seen.

Israeli Ambassador Explodes: Gaza War Critics Are Calling Us Nazis

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.'s take on the Goldstone report is ridiculous. In fact, nowhere in his piece does he dispute the report's finding that Israel (and Hamas) committed war crimes.

Gaza War Crimes Trial Reopens

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The U.N. Human Rights Council will reopen the debate about alleged war crimes in Gaza later this week after Palestinians succeeded in g...

Richard Goldstone: Why I Investigated Israel's Conduct in Gaza

RealClearWorld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five weeks after the release of the Report of the Fact Finding Mission on Gaza, there has been no attempt by any of its critics to come to grips with ...

The Hyposcrisy of "Universal Jurisdiction"

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

It is disgraceful that Israeli leaders cannot walk the streets of London safely, while Hamas and Hezbollah leaders are honored and celebrated.

The Goldstone Report on Gaza

Jessica Montell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jessica Montell

With the release of the Goldstone report, Israel has a choice. It can continue to shoot the messenger and bury its head in the sand, or it can initiate a genuine process of truth-telling and taking responsibility.

Israel Diary: Voices of Peace, Stories of Conflict

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arianna Huffington

My last day in Israel was a whirlwind of visits -- and points of view. I met with people on both sides of the conflict, all hoping to break through old paradigms that no longer work. READ MORE Meet the HuffPost Game Changers We've announced the top ten Game Changers in Entertainment and Green, and now it's up to you to pick the Ultimate Game Changer in each category. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses "Pigs at the Trough" on The View WATCH: Arianna Talks Iran, the GOP, and Polanski on Morning Joe WATCH: Arianna Defends Rep. Alan Grayson on Countdown WATCH: Arianna Takes on Red State Blogger on Dylan Ratigan's Show WATCH: Arianna Talks Letterman, KFC, Jiggling Breasts, and the Olympics on Leno

Israel's Ehud Barak: Terrorism Pays At The UN

wsj.com | EHUD BARAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This week the United Nation's Human Rights Council produced a 600-page report alleging that Israel carried out war crimes in Gaza. The Goldstone Repor...

Goldstone's Rosh Hashanah Bomb

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Those of us who covered Israel's three-week Operation Cast Lead in Gaza are not surprised by the findings of the U.N. commission's report accusing both Israel and Hamas of war crimes.

UN: Israel And Palestinians Committed War Crimes In Gaza

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — A U.N. investigation concluded Tuesday that both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza committed war crimes and pos...

A Fast For Human Rights In Gaza

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David A. Love

There are many opinions on the Mideast conflict, but one thing is certain: the situation in Gaza is a humanitarian and human rights disaster, and it cannot continue.

Humility, Humiliation, and Hope in Jerusalem and The West Bank

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

In the Golden City of Jerusalem, I witnessed humility, humiliation and hope.

A Treasure Chest of Hope for Children Impacted by Disasters and War

Ann M. Veneman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann M. Veneman

It is often said that a picture can speak a thousand words. But what I saw there were no words to describe.

Hamas Blocks Gaza Patients Seeking Care: PA

IMEMC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Palestinian Ministry of Health issued on Tuesday a press release accusing the Hamas-run government in Gaza of barring dozens of patients, includin...

Israel Gaza War Defended In Government Report

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli government report released Thursday insisted that "incessant" Hamas rocket attacks forced Israel to hit Gaza hard earlier...

Breaking The Silence Claims Over Gaza Rebuffed By IDF Reservists

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In part of an ongoing schism within the ranks of the Israeli Defense Forces over alleged abuses against Palestinian civilians during Operation Cast Le...

Gaza Operation: Israeli Soldiers Tell A Different Story Than Official Military Line

Mikhael Manekin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mikhael Manekin

Twenty-six soldiers have now come forward to talk about their combat experiences in the Gaza War, and their testimonies are radically different from the official version given by Israel Defense Force spokesmen.

Gaza Breakdancing On The Rise

Electronic Intifada | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was a summer Wednesday evening and Muhammad al-Ghreiz, 22, was getting his eight-member team ready for a breakdance show at the al-Baydar restauran...

The United Nations Kangaroo "Investigation" of Israeli "War Crimes"

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

Richard Goldstone knows that unless his report condemns Israel, at least as forcefully as it condemns Hamas, it will never be accepted by the UN Human Rights Council.

Israeli Drones Killed Gaza Civilians: HRW

AP | JOSEPH MARKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Human Rights Watch charged Tuesday that Israeli pilots failed to verify targets of drone aircraft at least six times during the Gaza...

Palestinian Violence Overstated, Jewish Violence Understated

Ira Chernus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ira Chernus

The crucial conflict is not between Israel and Palestine. It's between peace and violence. Our government should condemn all violence -- including, for the first time, Israeli violence.