September 6, 2011

Obama's Misguided UN Appeal to Abbas

Jonathan Tobin, Commentary Magazine

AP Photo

Rather than the U.S. seeking to bribe the Palestinians, it is Abbas who should be the supplicant.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Barack Obama, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestine, Israel

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

In a sense, circumstances have taken Fayyad back in time - from the prime minister who would lead his people to independence to the finance minister struggling to balance the books. more ››
May 15, 2012
Obama's Foreign Policy Failures
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
President Barack Obama ran as the anti-George Bush candidate. So it is ironic that his signature achievement overseas - the killing of Osama bin Laden - is one Bush would have been proud of. more ››
May 9, 2012
Is Confederacy the Answer in Mideast?
Ronald Tiersky, Jerusalem Post
Palestinians know approximately what they will have to accept. Finding the least bad solution consonant with defeat is their unenviable task. more ››
May 16, 2012
The Palestinian Struggle Persists
Rami Khouri, Daily Star
Yesterday marked the 64th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba of May 1948, when Israel was established and Palestinians experienced the combination of exile and occupation that still defines them today. The day was marked as... more ››
Mr Netanyahu's previous coalition partners, mainly rightist and religious parties, will stay put for now in what the prime minister proudly describes as the largest-ever Israeli coalition. But if Likud and Kadima proceed with... more ››