Regions / Israel
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.
Gaza Withdrawal: Prelude to a new intifada?
The United States must make human rights a cornerstone of its Middle East policy.
The violence of the past year and a half between Israelis and Palestinians has left more than 2,000 people dead, torpedoed the peace process, and turned the streets of the West Bank and Gaza Strip into battlefields.
In an article posted on the History News Network website in early January, freelance writer Rachel Neuwirth asks, Why is it that people are proposing a Middle East peace plan that will make Judea and Samaria Judenrein--the Nazi term for a place with no Jews?
The recent release on April 22 of Mordechai Vanunu from an Israeli prison provides an opportunity to challenge the U.S. policy of supporting Israel ’s development of nuclear weapons while threatening war against other Middle Eastern states for simply having the potential for developing such weaponry.
The International Court of Justices advisory opinion on the legal consequences of the Israeli Wall in the Occupied Territories is a triumphant vindication of the Palestinian decision to get their case heard there, and of their long term strategy of underlining and restating their legal rights.