Sanders Vs. Clinton on Palestine-Israel: A Primer with Phyllis Bennis

Sanders Vs. Clinton on Palestine-Israel: A Primer with Phyllis Bennis

On Monday morning, democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee, also known as AIPAC. She affirmed the U.S.-Israeli strong military alliance and vowed to re-establish sanctions on Iran if provoked. Bernie...
Understanding the Current Palestinian Revolt

Understanding the Current Palestinian Revolt

Since the fall of 2015 the world has witnessed a deadly spate of attacks on Palestinians by Israeli soldiers, police, and settlers, with over 160 Palestinians killed. Some Israelis were stabbed, and soldiers employed shoot-to-kill tactics, claiming that their...
Netanyahu Is a National Security Risk—And Washington Knows It

Netanyahu Is a National Security Risk—And Washington Knows It

Last month, an anonymous U.S. official stirred a tempest in a teapot when he called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “a chickenshit” in comments to the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg. The insinuation was that while Netanyahu will happily rile up his right-wing...
Mowing the Lawn in Gaza

Mowing the Lawn in Gaza

The Palestinians of Gaza are guilty of that new post-Cold War misdemeanor: voting while Muslim. The punishment for this crime has been eight years of economic hardship, international isolation, and periodic Israeli bombardments. Like the Algerians in 1990 and the...
NBC Pulls Its Best Journalist from Gaza Just as Israel Invades

NBC Pulls Its Best Journalist from Gaza Just as Israel Invades

News of the long-anticipated ground attack on Gaza has just broken. Israeli troops have invaded northern Gaza, vowing to protect Israelis and destroy Hamas—regardless of the human costs to Palestinian civilians. El Wafa Rehabilitation Hospital, the only rehab center...