Regions / Palestinian Territories
The prisoner exchange between Israel and Hamas reflects the power of occupation and the power of changing circumstances.
Earlier this month, Rep. Joe Walsh and 30 co-sponsors issued a resolution supporting Israeli annexation of the West Bank.
Both the United States and Israeli believed their wildernesses -- and those that inhabited them -- needed to be tamed.
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.
"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.