In her 2017 work American Presidents and Jerusalem, Palestinian-American author Ghada Hashem Talhami presents a thorough, well-researched and well-documented account of the struggle over Jerusalem from the beginning of the Zionist movement in the late 1900s through the early part of the
Since its establishment in 1948, Israel has carried out more targeted assassinations — the killing of identified individuals, mostly civilians, in order to attain specific political objectives — than any other country in the Western world.
Following months of violence, it appears that Israeli and Hamas officials are on the verge of a ceasefire agreement brokered by Egypt.
Last week the Israeli Knesset approved a controversial law changing the country’s Basic Law to recognize Israel as the “nation-state of the Jewish People.” In Israel many have criticized the law for being antidemocratic and for undermining the state’s founding ideals of equality and the protectio
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced this week that the United States was withdrawing with immediate effect from the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC).
Both sides in this enduring conflict have been failed by leaders and Western intermediaries. Summits, conferences, accords and a roadmap going nowhere have been a waste of time and effort.
The ongoing violence and daily killing of Palestinian civilians has renewed the attention of the world on the suffering of civilians in Gaza and elsewhere in the Occupied Territories. On the day of the unveiling of the plaque signaling the official relocation of the U.S.