Posts tagged “Israel”

The Dual Crisis

The two crises are distinct, but there is only one American government …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Hawks Call for Cuts to Israel Military Aid

As Israel ramps up its ground invasion and bombing campaign against Gaza, …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Israel Runs Up the Score

Twelve steps from the collapse of Kerry’s peace talks to the carnage in Gaza

Posted July 16th, 2014

For Obama and Kerry, “Daylight” Starts Peeking Out on Israel

It’s conniption time on Capitol Hill, as the Obama administration is demonstrating …

Posted June 4th, 2014

Boycotting the Arts and Academia

Abandoning theaters and lectures in political protest only polarizes society further.

Posted April 23rd, 2014

John Kerry’s Diplomatic Minefield

Does John Kerry understand the world he inherited? Is he in denial? …

Posted January 28th, 2014

Without Iran Diplomacy, Only War Remains

If Bibi Netanyahu succeeds in closing down Obama’s diplomatic path to Iran, …

Posted November 12th, 2013

Chas Freeman on Why the Kerry Initiative Will Fail

Lost in the chaos of Egypt and horror of Syria is the …

Posted August 23rd, 2013

Obama Solves His Israel Problem (If Not Palestine’s)

Obama’s speech to a hand-picked Israeli audience in Jerusalem had much good …

Posted March 22nd, 2013

Hagel Has a Problem With Christian Zionists, Not With Jews

Opposition to Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Secretary of Defense is focusing on …

Posted January 8th, 2013

Hagel in History’s Cockpit

The former senator’s nomination points the country in a better direction.

Posted January 7th, 2013

Is Iron Dome the Maginot Line?

An interesting article in The New York Times, “Israel’s Antimissile System Attracts …

Posted December 3rd, 2012

Gaza and the Polls, the Bad and the Less Bad

Virtually every American political leader has defended the Israeli strikes on Gaza, …

Posted November 19th, 2012

Gaza: Background and Context

By far the best place to get a real background understanding for …

Posted November 16th, 2012

Israel, South Africa, and Romney’s Ignorance

We heard a great deal about Israel in last night’s debate. Obama …

Posted October 23rd, 2012

Obama Outscores Romney on Israel Mentions, 17-14 (and the Giants Win the Pennant!)

My favorite comment on the debate is Philip Weiss’s ironic I apologize to …

Posted October 23rd, 2012

Obama Is Not Managing His Bibi Problem Well

Two important posts on Peter Beinart’s blog Open Zion. First Beinart, who …

Posted August 21st, 2012