Israel’s One-State Reality Is Sowing Chaos in American Politics

by Joshua Leifer For decades, the two-state solution has been the central pillar of the bipartisan pro-Israel consensus in Washington. Since the signing of the Oslo Accords, every single U.S. administration has been committed, at least nominally, to the establishment… Continue Reading  

Democratic Voters Have Known for Some Time What Some Liberals Are Just Now Coming to Terms With: Israel is an Occupier

by James J. Zogby There has been a chorus of liberal lamentations over the flap created by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to deny two US Congresswomen, Rashida Tlaib (MI-D) and Ilhan Omar (MN-D), the right to visit occupied… Continue Reading  

The Transnational Trump and the Muddying of the Water’s Edge

by Paul R. Pillar  The recent episode in which President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined forces to stop a visit to Israel by two members of the U.S. Congress has many disturbing aspects. The episode represented, of… Continue Reading  

A Political 100-Year Flood: Trump’s Venom Is Nothing New

by Adam Hochschild Along rivers prone to overflowing, people sometimes talk of preparing for a 100-year flood — a dangerous surge of muddy, debris-filled water so overwhelming it appears only once a century. In our political world, we are now… Continue Reading  

Tulsi Gabbard and the Military

by Mark Perry It’s not a requirement that our presidents serve in the military, but it used to be—or nearly so. For the five decades following World War II, serving in uniform was not only a kind of litmus test… Continue Reading