Is Hamas Winning?

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by Mitchell Plitnick When Israel, or any country, engages in armed conflict with a guerrilla group, even if that group controls significant territory and resources, it is a virtual truism that the longer the fighting persists, the greater the gains… Continue Reading  

US Backing Israeli War of Choice In Gaza

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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  

Israel-Palestine Without A Peace Process

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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  

The Hamas-Likud Double Standard

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by Mitchell Plitnick The Palestinian Authority installed its unity government today. The responses have been as telling as they were expected. For Palestinians, the development is welcomed news, but it’s being greeted with caution. Palestinians have seen unity proposals collapse before and,… Continue Reading