If Obama wants a say in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, he needs to be prepared to back up his words with actions.
IPS' Phyllis Bennis gives keynote address for "Expose AIPAC" teach-in and protests, addressing the question, "Can the U.S. Put Principles Before Special Interests?"
A case of the conflicting autopsies: Palestinian and Israeli.
Israel showed bad faith in rearresting a man exchanged for Gilad Shalit -- and worse faith by holding him in administrative detention.
There is no evidence that Israel's attack on Syria was designed to, as claimed, prevent the transfer of anti-aircraft missiles to Hezbollah.
Both Israel and the United States seek to quash expectations that the visit will jump-start the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Israel is clearly taking advantage of a severely weakened Syrian regime, correctly predicting that the Syrians are not in a position to retaliate.
Two recent polls find that Palestinians are drifting towards Hamas and are more willing to engage in violent resistance to free themselves of occupation.
While Israel moved away from the far right in last month's elections, the new coalition is unlikely to alter the occupation.
No matter how you feel about their Super Bowl commercials, don't buy from SodaStream, a company headquartered in an Israeli settlement in the Palestinian West Bank.