Regions / Israel
The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons.
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
Hezbollah has squandered any credibility as revolutionaries it had left by supporting the Assad regime in Syria.
The Islamic State is like a Pleasure Island for gangbangers and psychos.
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced one of the most provocative settlements yet.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
Washington's major limitation towards Russia is not a lack of military leadership, but a lack of moral leadership.