Regions / Israel
Through its arms deals, the United States has influence over Israel. Columnist Frida Berrigan asks whether President-elect Obama will use that influence to stop the war in Gaza.
Obama should act now to change the U.S.-Israel relationship while Gaza is still burning and before it's time to campaign for reelection.
Zionist ideology -- the notion that redemption comes through the settlement of land -- is powerful. It's the heart of the settler state's mythology, in Israel as in the United States.
Israel's bombardment of Gaza at the weekend has nothing to do with self-defense.
Republicans are trying to depict Obama's right-wing positions as being far-left to siphon off Jewish voters.
In his recent AIPAC speech, Barack Obama veers right.
Calls for further sanctions on Iran may have a bigger impact than anyone imagines.
Indias launch of a new spy satellite for Israel may change the geopolitical complexion of the Middle East.
Despite his recent visit to the region, President Bushs policy is still undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace.
The fear factor prevents an easy solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict. What are Israeli Jews afraid of?