Regions / Palestinian Territories
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.
To avoid U.N. rejection, Palestine -- that "serial Rejectionist of peace," according to an Israeli politician -- is ready to compromise.
Rick Perry called for cutting all U.S. aid to the Palestinians if the UN vote goes through, a measure already proposed by members of Congress.