Palestinian Prisoners’ Hunger Strike

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by James J. Zogby One thousand five hundred Palestinian prisoners have been on a hunger strike for almost a week now. They are refusing sustenance in an effort to improve the deplorable conditions faced by the nearly 6,500 Palestinians who… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s Perfidious Performance at CAP

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by Jim Lobe We are reposting below a memo released Wednesday by Americans for Peace Now (APN) regarding the “falsehoods and misrepresentations” made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his hour-long presentation at the Center for American Progress (CAP)… Continue Reading  

Michael Oren Walks Back One Mistake With Another

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by Ali Gharib Last week, Michael Oren published a piece in Foreign Policy about President Obama’s relations with the Muslim world. Tackling everything from Obama’s upbringing to his unsuccessful recent summit of Gulf Arab leaders, Oren’s piece called Obama’s Muslim… Continue Reading  

Why is Michael Oren Trashing Obama?

The Israeli Ambassador to the United State, Michael Oren speaks to faculty, student and University of Southern California Annenberg's Dean Ernest J. Wilson III, of Thursday, Jan 17, 2013, in Los Angeles Calif.

by Marsha B. Cohen Michael Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the US and currently a member of the Israeli parliament, is promoting his book Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide, which will be released on June 23. It’s an… Continue Reading  

Do Israel’s Actions Increase Anti-Semitism: A Closer Look at ADL Survey

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by Jim Lobe It’s no secret that much of the foreign policy establishment here — most notably in recent memory, former CentCom commander Gen. David Petraeus (ret.) — consider the perception of unconditional U.S. support for Israel’s actions in the… Continue Reading