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Dare we dream? After seeing his conservative party alliance shrink from forty-two to thirty-one seats in last month’s elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is now trying to put ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 05:22 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Originally published at Tikkun Daily | According to reports from Channel 10 in Israel (which have been confirmed by the White House ), President Obama will visit Israel for the first time in his ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 10:48 AM PST with 37 Recommends
In his latest October surprise , Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney used a major foreign address Monday to declare he would provide renewed leadership for the Middle East process. But ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 02:02 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Earlier this year, Mitt Romney spoke glowingly of his friend and former Boston Consulting Group colleague, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "We can almost speak in shorthand," Romney ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 10:10 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Palestinian Authority's financial collapse has been temporarily deferred again after it managed, cap in one hand and apocalyptic warnings of the rise of Hamas in the other, to wring last-minute ...
by heathlander
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 12:33 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In 2008, then-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert made the Palestinians an offer so reasonable and enlightened it made Ehud Barak'...
by heathlander
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 01:55 PM PST with 28 Recommends
I have been thinking a lot, as you have, about what’s to come – and as with you, I’m asking questions about whether we’ll have breathable air, drinkable water, jobs, houses, the kind of ...
by fake consultant
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 05:36 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
It's official: the perpetual Republican campaign to peel off Jewish voters from the Democratic Party has gone from the ridiculous to the sublime. After positive statements ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu May 26, 2011 at 01:43 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The past week was consumed by diplomatic turbulence boiling out of Israel. With a stagnant peace process, President Obama issued his long awaited formula for peace between the Arabs and Israelis at ...
by MalleusMaleficarum
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 02:21 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Palestinian community leader, Mazen Qumsiyeh , sent out the following appeal today calling for ...
by soysauce
Comment Count 91 comments on Sat May 21, 2011 at 05:27 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Consider ...
by ThisIsMyTime
Comment Count 81 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 03:47 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Make no mistake about it: despite attempts by some to downplay the significance of the biggest leak of secret documents in the history of the Middle East conflict, ...
by heathlander
Comment Count 363 comments on Sun Jan 23, 2011 at 05:39 PM PST with 84 Recommends
Now this is peace process the traditional way, as each Israeli regime has practiced it for now going on a few decades. Without interruption. While nearly every President, including Bush the W and ...
by Tom J
Comment Count 390 comments on Mon Oct 04, 2010 at 01:28 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
The peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians are a charade. There I said it. Some of you will label me an extremist, but my position is not extreme among Palestinians. It is the result of ...
by soysauce
Comment Count 133 comments on Tue Sep 07, 2010 at 12:47 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
“Peace process? What peace process? That's so nineties. After 18 years, don't they feel silly... There are only two scenarios. The optimistic one is more of the same. The ...
by heathlander
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Aug 29, 2010 at 12:46 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Amazing what politicians will say when they are retired. No longer do they have to keep up pretense and the say the party line. They can speak frankly to their friends and key supporters, let their ...
by Tom J
Comment Count 329 comments on Fri Jul 16, 2010 at 03:12 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Yes, the left wing does exist in Israel, despite attempts from the mainstream media in ...
by boofdah
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon May 31, 2010 at 06:58 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
So I'll probably be proved a fool, but I'm actually optimistic about the chances for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Obama's proximity talks between the two just started, but already ...
by Earl of Sandwich
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat May 22, 2010 at 06:46 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Norman Finkelstein's new book on the Gaza massacre, This Time We Went Too Far: Truth & Consequences of the Gaza Invasion , is a damning chronicle of both ...
by heathlander
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Mar 24, 2010 at 10:59 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
A pro-Israel lobby group in the U.S. has launched a project intent on shifting the focus of the Obama administration away from West Bank settlements, claiming they are not an obstacle ...
by Eiron
Comment Count 222 comments on Sun Aug 23, 2009 at 03:23 PM PDT with 22 Recommends