Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Palestine”

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

End the Blockade of Gaza

The ongoing blockade of Gaza is excessive and cruel to the millions of people affected by it.

Posted March 31st, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s National Defense Strategy has the Pentagon popping champagne. Andrew Bacevich dissects …

Posted January 26th, 2018

The U.N. General Assembly Rebukes the Trump Administration

When that many allied and friendly governments tell the administration that they are in the wrong, it would be wise to rethink the decision that earned the U.S. this rebuke.

Posted December 21st, 2017

Trump’s ‘Pro-Israel’ Tantrum

Both Trump and Haley have responded to international opposition to U.S. recognition of Jerusalem with all the composure of spoiled children throwing a tantrum.

Posted December 20th, 2017

Haley’s Petty Threats at the U.N.

There is nothing quite so pitiful as having the representative of the world’s lone superpower whining about how mean the other members of the U.N. are being.

Posted December 19th, 2017

An Embarrassing Veto at the U.N.

The use of the veto to block the resolution is a measure of how overwhelming the international consensus against the U.S. position on Jerusalem is.

Posted December 18th, 2017

Trump’s Failed and Costly Middle East Policies

Trump has managed to take the worst Obama administration policy he inherited and make it even worse than it was.

Posted December 18th, 2017