After less than two years as U.S. Secretary of Defense, what progress did Chuck Hagel make on the withdrawal in Afghanistan, the Pentagon budget, and the rise of the Islamic State?
In spite of international condemnation and a rising death toll in Gaza, the United States' continued support of Israel poses major obstacles to reaching a ceasefire.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the possibility of a renewed Cold War, longstanding tragedies in the Middle East, and the decline of Israeli influence.
The failure of the pro-Israel lobby to force Congress to vote for intervention into Syria or for additional sanctions on Iran represents a significant decline in its influence.
Phyllis Bennis weighs in on the State of the Union address, AIPAC's campaign against the Iran talks, and John Kerry's 'new framework' for Israel-Palestine.
Developments on the Korean peninsula will almost certainly influence calculations made in Washington and Tehran.
It's time to seize upon AIPAC's strategic blunder of singling Israel out for special treatment in Washington and push for an end to U.S. military aid to Israel.
The president offered carefully crafted remarks on Iran while writing off the Palestinians.
Obama's speech in front of Israel supporters used strong language in support of Israel, but was very careful to break clearly from the Israeli position.
At a time of severe economic crisis, nearly one-fifth of the House of Representatives is going on a junket to Israel this summer.