Just “Ending the Violence” Isn’t Enough

Just “Ending the Violence” Isn’t Enough

Following the attacks on a synagogue in Jerusalem by two Palestinian youths, Phyllis Bennis discusses the significant role of Israeli and U.S. policies in the escalating conflict.

Recognizing Palestine

Recognizing Palestine

As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.

Mowing the Lawn in Gaza

Mowing the Lawn in Gaza

Israel believes it can bomb Gazans into changing their interests. How long will Obama support this delusion?

Putting Bibi in a Corner

Putting Bibi in a Corner

Although almost certain to win reelection, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has been overshadowed by a charismatic new far-right leader.