US Backing Israeli War of Choice In Gaza

by Mitchell Plitnick The moral high ground is always a tenuous piece of property. It is difficult to obtain and is easily lost. It is seen, however, as crucial because most people, all over the world, cannot accommodate the notion… Continue Reading  

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Excellent Adventure

by Paul Pillar The last few months have gone rather well for the right-wing Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu, in the sense of advancing its prime objective of indefinitely extending the occupation and colonization of Palestinian territory by ensuring failure… Continue Reading  

Israel-Palestine Without A Peace Process

by Mitchell Plitnick In the past, people have speculated about what Israel and the Occupied Territories would look like if the United States stopped trying to broker the mythical kind of solution that the Oslo process envisioned. Well, now we… Continue Reading  

Kidnapped Israelis Getting Lost In Bibi’s Political Agenda

by Mitchell Plitnick There is a sure, although contemptible, way to get the attention of virtually the entire state of Israel. That is to kidnap some of its younger citizens. It worked with Cpl. Gilad Shalit, and it seems to be… Continue Reading  

The Irreplaceable Spy

by Augustus Richard Norton Until 1:04 PM on April 18, 1983, Robert Clayton Ames was little known outside U.S. foreign policy and intelligence circles. On that day he died, along with 62 other casualties in and around the U.S. Embassy in… Continue Reading