My report for Inter Press Service on how the options, or lack thereof, are shaping up for renewing the lifeless corpse called the “peace process” between Israel and the Palestinians in Obama’s second term.
Posts Tagged ‘Hillary Clinton’
Posted in Palestine, United Nations, tagged Benjamin Netanyahu, Czech Republic, Europe, Gaza, Germany, Hillary Clinton, ICC, Israel, Mahmoud Abbas, Middle east, Palestine, PLO, Susan Rice, UNGA, United Nations, United States on November 30, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Democrats, United States, US-Israel Lobby, tagged AIPAC, Barack Obama, Benghazi, Benjamin Netanyahu, Chris Stevens, Dan Shapiro, Dermocrats, Ehud Barak, Hillary Clinton, Israel, Israel Lobby, Jerusalem, Jews, Lyndon B. Johnson, Middle east, Mike Rogers, Mitt Romney, Palestine, Palestinians, Republicans, Sheldon Adelson, Shelly Yachimovich, United States on September 14, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
In my latest piece for Souciant, I look at the potential for change that Mitt Romney, Sheldon Adelson and Benjamin Netanyahu have created by trying to break the bipartisan consensus in the US on Israel. It will come to nothing if people don’t take this and run with it from within the Democratic Party, but there is a chance, if time, energy and lots of money get to work on it, that there could be a sufficient change among Democrats toward a US policy that is more sensible.
Posted in 1967, US-Israel Lobby, tagged AIPAC, Barack Obama, BDS, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Egypt, France, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Gerald Ford, Hillary Clinton, Israel Lobby, Jews, Jimmy Carter, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Menachem Begin, Middle east, Palestinians, Saban Forum, Six Day War, Suez War, United Nations, United States, Vietnam on June 6, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
In the final installment of my series marking 45 years since the 1967 War and the beginning of the occupation, I look at the huge role that war played in the development of the “special relationship” between the US and Israel. The relationship has obviously been a disaster for the cause of peace and for the Palestinians, but has it really been good for Israel and the US?