Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Palestine”

The ‘Peace Plan’ Is an Insulting Sham

The administration’s treatment of Palestinians consists of piling multiple insults on top of numerous injuries.

Posted May 21st, 2019

The Threat to Free Speech from ‘Pro-Israel’ Hawks

No American should have to toe an ideological line created to shield a foreign government from the consequences of its policies.

Posted December 18th, 2018

Trump’s Record of Failure in the Middle East

It has needlessly escalated conflicts, inflicted collective punishment on tens of millions of people and damaged U.S. interests and our national reputation.

Posted October 18th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

“The Trump administration is defying and lying to Congress.” Oxfam responds to …

Posted September 14th, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Insulting and Cruel Policy for Palestine

The policy won’t succeed, but the more important point is that it is a despicable and cruel policy that will cause further hardship for no good reason.

Posted September 10th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why does the U.S. support war crimes in Yemen? Paul Pillar objects …

Posted September 7th, 2018

Trump’s Cruel Decision to End UNRWA Funding

The Trump administration is beating up on some of the most vulnerable people in the world for no good reason.

Posted September 1st, 2018

A ‘Peace Plan’ That Has Nothing to Do With Peace

The administration claims to want to speak directly to the Palestinian people, but as usual this just means dictating unacceptable terms and threatening penalties if their unreasonable demands aren’t met.

Posted June 26th, 2018

A Worthless ‘Peace Plan’ for Israel and Palestine

Much as the administration has done with Iran, they are making an insulting “offer” that they know will be rejected so that they can blame someone else for their failure.

Posted June 25th, 2018

Red Cross: Israeli Shootings of Protesters Have Created ‘Unprecedented’ Crisis

These are flagrant violations of international law in the service of an inhumane and cruel policy of collective punishment that also deserves to be condemned.

Posted June 18th, 2018

Another Senseless, Illegal Killing in Gaza by Israeli Forces

Ms. Najjar’s killing is just the latest in a series of illegal shootings of unarmed Palestinians in Gaza.

Posted June 2nd, 2018

Haley’s Embarrassing Defense of the Gaza Massacre

Talking incessantly about Iran to avoid addressing the issue at hand has become a typical maneuver for Haley whenever U.S. clients commit some outrage that she would rather ignore.

Posted May 15th, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Despicable Response to the Gaza Massacre

Refusing to hold Israel responsible for its crimes guarantees that there will be more of them in the weeks and months to come.

Posted May 14th, 2018

Massacring Palestinians with Impunity

Gunning down dozens of people in a single day qualifies as a massacre no matter how much anyone wants to spin it as something else.

Posted May 14th, 2018

Pompeo and Israel’s Excessive and Illegal Use of Force in Gaza

Over two million people suffer because of the blockade, and when some of them object to this appalling treatment they are maimed and killed with live ammunition.

Posted April 30th, 2018

Israel’s Illegal and Excessive Use of Lethal Force in Gaza

There is no excuse for the illegal and excessive use of force against these protesters.

Posted April 8th, 2018

Treating a Massacre as ‘Business as Usual’

The indifferent reaction to the illegal shooting of unarmed protesters is truly obnoxious.

Posted April 3rd, 2018