While there is a difference in rhetoric between the two leaders, the Israeli elections are not likely to have much impact on changing policies on settlements or Iran.
Phyllis Bennis joins Lawrence O'Donnell on The Last Word: "This goes beyond partisan politics — it is more urgently involved with the question of negotiations with Iran."
Phyllis Bennis discusses President Obama's West Point speech, the Afghanistan withdrawal, Syria's ongoing crisis, and Pope Francis' historic visit to Israel and Palestine.
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.
IPS experts weigh in on inequality, taxes, global trade deals, and global talks with Syria and Iran.
Could we be seeing the rising role of diplomacy instead of military force as the basis of U.S. foreign policy?
President Obama's speech at the United Nations General Assembly reflected some of the extraordinary shifts in global politics that have taken shape in the last six or eight weeks. - Article originally appeared on The Nation's blog.
IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis joins subject matter experts for a discussion about what course of action would be best for the U.S. regarding the current conflict in Syria.
Washington's fuss over Iran has more to do with its natural gas and oil reserves than anything else.
Hassan Rouhani's win in Iran's presidential election suggests that neither reformists nor conservatives are pleased with the country's status quo.