The Adelsons May Have Cut Ties with Netanyahu More than a Year Ago–and No One Noticed

by Marsha B. Cohen In the days leading up to the Israeli election on Sept. 17, President Donald Trump appears to have left Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu twisting in the wind. While most observers have been attributing Trump’s cooling… Continue Reading  

Bolton’s Firing Undermines Netanyahu in Several Ways

by Mitchell Plitnick Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a very disappointing day on Tuesday. Struggling in the polls a week before the rerun of April’s Israeli national elections, the embattled prime minister was desperate for something to swing a… Continue Reading  

Partners in Chaos

by Gareth Smyth In 1996, following the ‘Grapes of Wrath’ Israeli invasion of Lebanon, United States Secretary of State Warren Christopher brokered a written agreement under which Israel agreed not to target civilians while Hezbollah, the Lebanese resistance group, agreed… Continue Reading  

Israeli Strikes Seek to Bait Iran and Scuttle U.S.-Iran Diplomacy

by Sina Toossi The Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has in recent days launched a series of military strikes across the Middle East. The scope of the attacks itself represents a new escalation for Israel, bombing not just… Continue Reading  

Democratic Voters Have Known for Some Time What Some Liberals Are Just Now Coming to Terms With: Israel is an Occupier

by James J. Zogby There has been a chorus of liberal lamentations over the flap created by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to deny two US Congresswomen, Rashida Tlaib (MI-D) and Ilhan Omar (MN-D), the right to visit occupied… Continue Reading