Regions / Palestinian Territories
Will George Mitchell break the deadlock in the Middle East or just support the status quo?
Revolutionary violence was once considered the only way for oppressed peoples to change draconian circumstances but recent history is changing that notion.
With words and pictures, artist Ellen O'Grady tells a story from the Occupied Territories.
Gaza's ordeal exemplifies the Palestinian struggle for survival and security.
Too often the inequities between Israelis and Palestinians are overlooked.
Postcard from Jenin Palestine Israel IDF
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.
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.
Changes in Israeli political leadership and prospects for a settlement.