How Water Scarcity Is Destroying Gaza

by Austin Bodetti The persistent humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip rarely fails to make headlines, but the political violence at the heart of the territory’s problems often obscures an evolving environmental issue with just as many implications: water scarcity.… Continue Reading  

What If Palestinians “Take the Money and Run?”

by James J. Zogby I wasn’t at the “Peace to Prosperity” Summit, but I listened to some of the speeches and read the documents the White House produced for the event. Nothing that I saw or read changed my belief… Continue Reading  

Economic Prosperity in Palestine Will Not Achieve Political Stability

by Larry Garber Watching the Bahrain Peace to Prosperity workshop play out during the past week, I was reminded of the day when I arrived in Israel 20 years ago to assume my position as director of the U.S. government’s… 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