collapse of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at Camp David in the summer of 2000 and the subsequent Palestinian uprising
When U.S. and Indonesian officials met in Jakarta in late April to discuss resumption of military cooperation, it should have caused alarm bells to ring all over Washington.
Palestine has scarce resources to face the enormous challenges in a struggle that has now continued for over five decades.
Both in the U.S. and in Israel, government policy and actions do not reflect popular sentiment.
The United States has treated the region primarily as a convenient staging base for its Afghan campaign, and all regimes have felt confident enough to use the threat of Islamic fundamentalism and al Qaeda to continue in their old ways.
The arguments against nuclear-tipped interceptors have salience to this day, and should continue to be heeded.
As small Central Asian countries have struck military alliances with the United States, their leaders have asserted their own power more aggressively.
Addressing misconceptions about the talks.
Divesting in countries that are in blatant violation of international and humanitarian law is not new, but with Israel, it needs to end.
U.S. press coverage of Israeli attacks on the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian towns on the West Bank often treat the U.S. government as either an innocent bystander or an honest broker in the current conflict, often without giving a full sense of th