Why the U.S. “Workshop” For Palestinians Will Fail

by James J. Zogby Twenty-five years ago, I moderated the panel discussion on the Palestinian economy at the international economic summit in Casablanca, Morocco. I was there in my capacity as co-chair of Builders for Peace (BfP), a project created by… 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  

Kushner’s Plan to Sugarcoat the Occupation of Palestine

by Josh Ruebner In 2018, prosecutors in Brooklyn subpoenaed information from the family-run real estate development business Kushner Companies to investigate how it “routinely filed false paperwork that resulted in the company netting millions during a three-year period” when presidential… Continue Reading  

Foreign Policy and the Establishment of Religion

by Paul R. Pillar The opening line of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution bans any law “respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” It is no accident that this prohibition has pride of place… Continue Reading