The United States supplies most of Israel's weapons, and it bears some responsibility for the escalating violence in Israel and Lebanon. It must now use its influence to call for an immediate cease-fire in the assault that has killed so many innocent civilians.
Everyone's talking about the arms suppliers behind Hezbollah. But who's supplying Israel?
This op-ed ran in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel on July 22, 2006.
The U.S. Congress has backed Israel's military campaigns in Lebanon and Gaza. Here's a line by line refutation of the congressional logic.
Israel starts a war to gain greater security while the United States backs an attack against two nascent democracies to promote democracy in the Middle East.
The escalation in Gaza is not an isolated development brought about by the abduction of a soldier. It is the logical conclusion of the unilateral policies pursued by the Israeli government over the last year.
UPFJ Talking Points # 40: Olmert wins US support for the Sharon-initiated plan for a unilateral Israeli move in the West Bank.
In an article posted on the History News Network website in early January, freelance writer Rachel Neuwirth asks, ??Why is it that people are proposing a Middle East peace plan that will make Judea and Samaria Judenrein--the Nazi term for a place with no Jews???
The Bush administration, like its predecessors, has frequently taken advantage of the idealism and values of the U.S. citizenry to justify foreign policies that most Americans would otherwise find morally unacceptable.
How oil interests obscured US Government focus on chemical weapons use by Saddam Hussein.