The Fate of the Palestinians

by Graham E. Fuller The “Deal of the Century”—Trump’s modestly named new proposal for peace  between Israel and the Palestinians—has long been said to be nearing completion. Ongoing turmoil in Israeli politics makes that presumed launch date  less certain. But… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s Indulgence of Anti-Semitism and Abandonment of Democracy

by Henry Siegman The New York Times fully deserved the recent outpouring of public anger in reaction to a political cartoon that appeared in the April 25 international edition. The cartoon contained classic anti-Semitic tropes reminiscent of Nazi propaganda. It… Continue Reading  

Why the U.S. “Workshop” For Palestinians Will Fail

by James J. Zogby Twenty-five years ago, I moderated the panel discussion on the Palestinian economy at the international economic summit in Casablanca, Morocco. I was there in my capacity as co-chair of Builders for Peace (BfP), a project created by… Continue Reading  

Over a Year on, Why Haven’t the Gaza Protests Succeeded? 

by Colter Louwerse It is no modest feat that Gaza’s Great March of Return and the End of the Blockade now arguably claims the mantle of being the longest ongoing mass protest movement on the planet. On every Friday for… Continue Reading  

Foreign Aid that Costs an Arm and a Leg

by Phyllis Bennis My friend Andrew Rubin is an amputee. He’s lost his right hand, lower arm, right foot, and lower leg. He used to be an avid runner and cyclist. He can’t do much of that anymore, although his… Continue Reading