Regions / Israel
As a Palestinian, I can't set aside my identity for two hours and root for an actor who spoke up for violence against people like me.
Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.
Five decades of occupation have turned military violence into the norm for Palestinian children.
Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.
A winning (losing) formula would look something like: Rush headlong into new conflicts. Create failed states. Prop up dictatorships. Alienate the public. Sound familiar?
With the U.S. now firmly in the pro-settler camp, nonviolent campaigns to impose a cost on Israel's occupation matter more than ever.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
In the first major foreign policy vote of the new Congress, most Democrats sided with Donald Trump — and against international law — on Israeli settlements.
The recent UN vote on Israeli settlements lessens the power imbalance between Israelis and Palestinians.
David Friedman’s approach to the issue of peace is clear enough: Whatever Israel’s right-wing government wants, the United States should give.