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Basic Conditions for Any Ceasefire Require a Political Element

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 07.16.2014 | World
Daoud Kuttab

In violent conflicts, parties to the conflict are always under pressure to ceasefire. Ceasefire agreements tend to have different formats but there are two basic requirements that successful long-term ceasefires require.

Watch: Suspect in Hotel Standoff Found Dead

Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

A man who had been involved in an armed standoff with police in California has been found dead in the hotel where he was holed up. The standoff be...

Libyan Rebels Battle for Brega

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.19.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Whoever controls Brega will control the oil the town can ship out, which would be a huge source of income for the rebels. In the end, this war may wind up being one of attrition.

Collective Punishment or Not, Gaza Blockade Illegal

Noura Erakat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noura Erakat

Israel's blockade of Gaza is illegal irrespective of the manner in which it is imposed because a blockade is an act of war and an occupying power cann...

The Top 10 Worst Errors Israel Is About to Make

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

1. The Loyalty Oath What it is: A proposed amendment to Israel's Law of Citizenship, which, if approved by the Knesset, would require non-Jews seekin...

Israel and the Psychology of "Never Again"

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

The Jewish state has grown less secure by increasing its international isolation and fueling fury much closer to home.

Israel's 10 Worst Errors of the Decade

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

It was a decade framed by a fundamentalist Palestinian belief in salvation through suicide and a fundamentalist Israeli belief in salvation through brutality.