Regions / Israel
All sides have claimed victory in the Lebanon conflict. They're all wrong.
The Democrats are missing yet another golden opportunity to distance themselves from the Bush foreign policy.
The United States supplies most of Israel's weapons, and it bears some responsibility for the escalating violence in Israel and Lebanon. It must now use its influence to call for an immediate cease-fire in the assault that has killed so many innocent civilians.
Everyone's talking about the arms suppliers behind Hezbollah. But who's supplying Israel?
This op-ed ran in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel on July 22, 2006.
The U.S. Congress has backed Israel's military campaigns in Lebanon and Gaza. Here's a line by line refutation of the congressional logic.
Efforts at isolating Hamas are likely to backfire.
Lost amidst the predictably negative reaction to the victory by Hamas in the Palestinian parliamentary elections is the crucial role that the U.S. government had in bringing the radical Islamist group to power.
It is critical for people to resistparticularly those who identify with the peace movementbuying into this myth that it was Israel and its supporters who were responsible for the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.
Changes in Israeli political leadership and prospects for a settlement.