Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Both the United States and Israeli believed their wildernesses -- and those that inhabited them -- needed to be tamed.
According to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri's interpretation of Sunni Islamic law, Muslims who support a tyrannical regime or an occupying force are fair game for al Qaeda.
The Land of Israel caucus is urging the Israeli government to respond to the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood by formally annexing all Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
The Oslo Accords produced nothing but settlements and suffering.
Turkey is winning friends and influencing the Middle East, but its Dale Carnegie approach doesn't extend to Israel.
"Price taggers" are Israeli settlers who retaliate for IDF removal of Israeli settlers from the West Bank by attacking Palestinians and IDF property.
Special Envoy Tony Blair has surprised with his nimble and adaptive diplomacy over Palestinian statehood, whereas President Obama is still rigid and adamant.
The Obama administration looks particularly bad, having spent so much diplomatic energy throughout the Arab Spring pledging to realign U.S. interests in the Middle East with American values of freedom, justice, and dignity.
Lack of concern for Palestine's Christians shows U.S. Christian Zionists' true colors.
While acknowledging the push to re-open perennially failed negotiations, President of the Palestinian National Authority Abbas claimed that recognition of the Palestinian state would enhance, not hold back, a renewed peace process.