April 23, 2014

Why Palestinians Love St. George

Yolande Knell, BBC News


As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own forthcoming celebrations of the figure they also regard as a hero.

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April 18, 2014
The Price Tag of Palestinian Violence
Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
Much attention has been focused on acts of vandalism and violence in Arab villages that have been perpetrated by Jews living in the West Bank. This is entirely appropriate. Any challenges to the rule of law by the tiny group of... more ››
April 18, 2014
Are We Addicted to the Mideast Peace Process?
Aaron David Miller, FP
Sometimes I get the feeling that the entire world regards the peace process between the Israelis and Palestinians as the fulcrum of modern civilization. It's an extraordinary testament to the durability of this issue that, with... more ››
April 17, 2014
Should America Be Israel's Lawyer?
John Cassidy, The New Yorker
It’s been clear for years that the one thing that might -- and only might -- change the Israeli government’s thinking is a credible threat by the United States of pulling away, cutting back its military aid, and joining an... more ››
April 19, 2014
Why the Israel-Palestine Talks Failed
Rami Khouri, The Daily Star
The Israeli demands from the Palestinians in areas like security, refugees and recognizing Israel as a Jewish state are so extreme that they cannot be met without totally humiliating the Palestinians. The Palestinians in turn get... more ››
April 20, 2014
San Franciscans, Palestinians Need to Grow Up
Liel Leibovitz, Tablet
From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places. more ››