The new government — if it takes power at all — is united only around ousting Netanyahu. Here’s what that could mean.
With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn’t squander our “peace dividend” on costly weapons or military bloat.
If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.
By mislabelling the radical members of the Republican Party “conservative,” the mainstream media gives them a veneer of respectability.
Arming Israel as it assaulted Gaza was an open affront to the international law the administration claims to support.
The rhetoric Israel’s defenders have used to defend its assault on Gaza is a mirror image of that employed by apologists for Syria’s regime.
The Biden administration thought it could muddle through with the usual pro-Israel platitudes, but rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making that impossible.
The years-long focus on the “peace process” has led governments to overlook the unbearable status quo in Israel-Palestine. That has to stop.
The Kurdish enclave in Syria could be a model of democratic governance in an otherwise autocratic region.