Regions / Israel
Has the Obama administration capitulated to Israel or made a shrewd calculation?
To promote the conditions for peace in the Middle East, the U.S. should tie security assistance to Israeli settlement policy.
To reach a peace settlement in the Middle East, the United States has to put pressure on Israel and reach out to Hamas.
Netanyahu's recent speech in favor of a Palestinian state contained several contradictory elements that cleverly undermined its central message.
Obama's approach toward the Muslim world may be diplomatic, but it remains the work of mobilized people across the United States to end Obama's war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, halt the occupation of Iraq immediately rather than years from now, stop U.S. military aid to Israel, and launch new negotiations with Iran not based on military threats.
A letter to Hillary Clinton from 10 state attorneys general argues that Israel's recent bloody siege of Gaza was "justified."
The Bush administration is gone, but covert operations are still going on.
Nancy Pelosi's record on the Middle East tacks right and undermines human rights.
Chas Freeman was on his way to head up the National Intelligence Council until the right-wing attacks began.
Waltz with Bashir might not change Israeli politics, but it is a powerful antiwar movie nonetheless.