Palestinian Prisoners’ Hunger Strike

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  

Neoconservatives Play the Long Game on Iran

by David Bromwich “We’re going to push and push until some larger force makes us stop.” David Addington, the legal adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, made that declaration to Jack Goldsmith of the Office of Legal Counsel in the… Continue Reading  

Obama the Anti-Semite?

by Ali Gharib There’s an odd, but not altogether surprising, line of attack developing against the Obama administration and other proponents of the Iran nuclear deal: that they are anti-Semites. How did this happen? The meme mostly owes to salvos… Continue Reading  

The Iran Deal Through Israeli Eyes

by Marsha B. Cohen Hawkish Israeli politicians and analysts have done their best to thwart any agreement between Iran and the P5+1. Their mantra has been consistent: No deal is better than a bad deal, and there is no such… Continue Reading  

AIPAC: Bibi’s Voice or His Victim?

by Marsha B. Cohen The once-mighty American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has had the illusion of its formidable political influence shattered by none other than the prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. Long regarded as the second most powerful lobby… Continue Reading