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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
About the series : /Adalah/ ("justice" in Arabic) is a diary series about the Middle East, with special (but not exclusive) emphasis on the Arab-Israeli conflict. The authors of ...
by unspeakable
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Jan 27, 2011 at 08:23 AM PST with 79 Recommends
John Boehner not moving his lips. That's at ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 01:27 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
French President Nicolas Sarkozy all but threw down the gauntlet at President Obama's feet today, saying, "The 27 countries of the EU must express themselves with one voice" on Palestinian statehood ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 252 comments on Wed Aug 31, 2011 at 04:32 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Rachel’s Tomb, an ancient tomb located in Bethlehem is felt by many people to be the burial place of the biblical matriarch Rachel. Consequently, the tomb is venerated by the Abrahamic faiths ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Nov 20, 2010 at 08:56 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Just days after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld pooh-poohed the escalating chaos in the streets of ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2009 at 09:09 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Terrible images of hundreds of dead, maimed, and wounded children and so many innocent civilians in Gaza wrench our hearts with despair. Deaths of several Israels from thousands of rockets fired ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 09:52 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
For weeks, the fate of the continuing peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority has ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 136 comments on Tue Sep 21, 2010 at 09:46 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
As Condoleezza Rice prepares to host the Middle East summit in Annapolis this week, ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2007 at 11:27 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Originally published on Tikkun Daily | According to a report from Haaretz, the Obama administration is engaged in behind-the-scenes efforts ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 07:27 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
In a move that surprised absolutely no one, the [http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/u-s-envoy-we-will-stop-aid-to-palestinians-if-un-bid-proceeds-1.380901 US government today made a ...
by weasel
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 10:48 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
In 1995, while on a visit to the West Bank, naturalized American citizen Azzaz Rahim was arrested by Palestinian Authority intelligence officers. He was taken to a prison in Jericho, where he was ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 11:34 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
by another American
Comment Count 102 comments on Sat Apr 02, 2011 at 04:40 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Sometimes in International politics things move quickly, striking with such force that they shake the world. Of course, these "sudden" movements are really the result of long build ups over time but,
by volleyboy1
Comment Count 330 comments on Tue May 31, 2011 at 01:06 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Frustrated with the secession of Israeli Governments' who have shown a complete lack of interest in good faith negotiations with the Palestinian Authority toward a framework settlement to the ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 10:21 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
It's almost as if the current Israeli government is using a weekend when few are watching to do things which at other times might draw substantial negative comment in the US.
by Christy1947
Comment Count 130 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 07:02 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Last week, the Center For American Progress released a report titled "Window Of Opportunity For A Two-State Solution: Policy Recommendations To The Obama Administration On The Israeli-Palestinian ...
by rbguy
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Jul 22, 2009 at 05:36 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Despite encountering a wall of opposition from both the Obama administration and Congress during his ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 95 comments on Sun May 24, 2009 at 10:27 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
US News reports today in an interview with Abu Marzouk, deputy chairman of Hamas' political bureau that Hamas will not abide by any of the Quartets requirements. Hamas will not recognize Israel ...
by JNEREBEL
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue May 06, 2014 at 02:30 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Last week, President Obama endured a firestorm of criticism for stating, as President Bush did before him, the by now obvious ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue May 24, 2011 at 01:24 PM PDT with 17 Recommends