Greater Israel and the Prospects for Peace in the Middle East

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by Chas W. Freeman, Jr.  We are here to discuss the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.  Israel has long sought to normalize its relations with Arab states without having to address the status of its captive Arab populations… Continue Reading  

Israel: Why “It’s Not Apartheid” Arguments Fail

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by Dahlia Scheindlin In an impassioned New York Times op ed, Benjamin Pogrund lays down the best possible arguments for why Israel is not an apartheid state. He brings out the full arsenal: his personal experience as a South African. His… Continue Reading  

Crimes of the War on Terror

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by Rebecca Gordon “The cold was terrible but the screams were worse,” Sara Mendez told the BBC. “The screams of those who were being tortured were the first thing you heard and they made you shiver. That’s why there was… Continue Reading  

AIPAC’s Anti-BDS Campaign

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by James J. Zogby When the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) comes to town this week for their annual policy conference, high on the agenda of issues they’ll be pushing Congress to support are bills designed to “fight the… Continue Reading  

Poll Paints Problematic Picture of Israel’s Future

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by Jim Lobe The results of the very detailed Pew poll of Israeli citizens tends to confirm that the country is going in a very negative direction, particularly with respect to Arab-Jewish relations.