Israelis Sad to See Hagel Go

by Marsha B. Cohen The resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Monday, Nov. 24 after less than two years in his post was all over the morning news here in the United States. But the story was ultimately trumped by the imminent… Continue Reading  

Power Woos Critics with Pro-Israel Charm Offensive

by Mitchell Plitnick via IPS News Samantha Power, U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominee for the post of ambassador to the United Nations, made a strong case for her confirmation Wednesday with strong pro-Israel and interventionist statements that will appeal to… Continue Reading