Tagged: Benjamin Netanyahu
"The notion that things are getting better just because Israel and Palestine are talking," says Phyllis Bennis, "simply isn't the case."
If Obama wants a say in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, he needs to be prepared to back up his words with actions.
DC credibility, Netanyahu's red line, and shame about nuclear disarmament.
The United States military is its own worst enemy, "witch" burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
While Israel moved away from the far right in last month's elections, the new coalition is unlikely to alter the occupation.
Gerald Scarfe's cartoon may not have been anti-Semitic, but running it on Holocaust Memorial Day only added fuel to the fire.
Although almost certain to win reelection, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has been overshadowed by a charismatic new far-right leader.
The mainstream media was too willing to focus on spurious criticisms of Susan Rice from the right while ignoring legitimate criticisms from the left.
"Longer term, if we don't understand this in the context of occupation, we're never going to end this cycle," Bennis says.
The assassination of Hamas leader, Ahmad Jaabari, is primarily about Netanyanu shoring up the right-wing of his base before he faces reelection in January.