Netanyahu kept the focus of Congress and the U.S. media squarely where he wanted it—on Iran, away from Palestine, settlements, assaults on Gaza, violations of international law.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the significance of the escalating tensions between President Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the threat to Iran negotiations.
The New York Times and the Washington Post have done some solid reporting on inequality. But this past week doesn’t rank among their finest moments.
The war on drugs "turns relatively cheap products into something worth more then their weight in gold," says Sanho Tree on CCTV America.
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.