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Middle East Conflict

Give Bibi a Chance

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

As a longtime supporter of the Israeli peace movement, I believe that it would behoove everyone to give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu some breathing space.

Cheney's Toys

Leslie Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leslie Griffith

We all remember conniving against a democratically-elected president ended in 1963. And we hear comparisons between the young, vibrant JFK and Obama. May the parallels end there.

The Mideast Conflict in 27 Words or Less

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

There are two sides in the Middle East conflict: Jews and Arabs who want compromise, and Jews and Arabs who want to demonize and eradicate their neighbors.

What Comes After the Failed Policy of Containment: Review of Engaging the Muslim World

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anis Shivani

Engaging the Muslim World exposes the fallacies of recent myths constituting Islam Anxiety, and offers the first real alternative course of pragmatic engagement.

Slumdog Millionaire's Danny Boyle on Storytelling

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gotham Chopra

If there is one thing we might learn from great filmmaking, as with Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, it is that through our stories we have the ability to inspire, lead, and transform.

As Well As Can Be Expected

David Horton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Horton

On New Years Day, we think that we have got rid of all the things that made 2008 a bad year, and 2009, just like a new born baby, has endless potential for good, for refreshing the human spirit.

Did Hezbollah Win?

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamal Dajani

It was not until television stations broadcast pictures of two black coffins being unloaded from a truck at the Israeli-Lebanese border that Israelis became certain of the fate of the soldiers.

Israel-Hamas Truce Confirmed By Israel

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — A long-sought truce between Israel and Gaza militants went into effect early Thursday, with the aim of halting militant attacks and ...

Israel-Hamas Truce To Begin Thursday: Report

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — The Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas militant group said Tuesday it has reached a cease-fire with Israel meant to halt a cycle of deadly Pa...