Posts Tagged ‘Jimmy Carter’
Posted in BDS, tagged Achille Lauro, apartheid, BDS, Benjamin Netanyahu, Cambridge University, Carlo Strenger, Hamas, Hezbollah, Israel, Jewish, Jimmy Carter, Noam Sheizaf, Palestinians, Ronald Reagan, Shimon Peres, South Africa, Stephen Hawking, Syria on May 10, 2013 | 1 Comment »
Posted in United States, US-Israel Lobby, tagged Al-Monitor, Anwar Sadat, ARab League, Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu, Bill Clinton, Egypt, France, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Gulf War, H. Ross Perot, Hamas, Hezbollah, Israel, Israel Lobby, Jimmy Carter, John Kerry, Laura Roazen, Mahmoud Abbas, McDonalds, Menachem Begin, Occupied Territories, Palestine, Resolution 242, Salam Fayyad, United States, Yitzhak Shamir on April 19, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
Israel is acting like any small, but relatively powerful country would act when it feels afraid and has blanket and unqualified protection for any of its acts from the world’s only superpower. It is the United States that is acting abnormally and entrenching this vexing conflict. I elaborate at Souciant today.
Posted in Uncategorized, tagged American Enterprise Institute, Americans for Prosperity, anti-capitalism, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Dwight Eisenhower, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Freedom Works, George Soros, George W. Bush, GOP, Jimmy Carter, Koch Brothers, Libertarian, Moral Majority, New York Times, Newt Gingrich, Occupy Wall Street, Republican Party, Richard Nixon, Robert Reich, Sarah Palin, Tea Party on February 22, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
In Souciant this week, I examine the weakness of the Left in the US despite numbers that should mean it is much stronger. In times of economic stress like these, the left should be able to provide alternatives, and make them actionable. While liberals fight to hold the center and Tea Partiers push the country to a radical and self-destructive right, the left continues to eat itself. It need not be.
Posted in Bibi Netanyahu, Israel, United States, tagged AIPAC, Andrew Johnson, Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu, Bill Clinton, David Ben-Gurion, Ehud Barak, Hamas, Iran, Israel, Jews, Jimmy Carter, Likud Party, Menachem Begin, Michael Ledeen, Mitt Romney, Monica Lewinsky, Oslo Accords, Palestine, Richard Nixon, Shimon Peres, United States, West Bank on August 24, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
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?