No More Mr. Nice Autocracy

No More Mr. Nice Autocracy

Democrats and Republicans alike have long wished that U.S.-allied Arab states would forever remain docile dictatorships.

Bribing Israel: Enhancing the Swag

What’s supposed to be the main point of it all — new negotiations leading to something remotely resembling a just, lasting and comprehensive peace — is simply not on the agenda of either Israel or the U.S.

Housing Demolition in East Jerusalem

Housing Demolition in East Jerusalem

As a way to maintain its control in East Jerusalem, the Israeli government has been displacing Palestinians through housing demolition orders.

U.S. Scrambles to Save Peace Talks

With a key Arab League meeting delayed until Friday, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama is scrambling to keep one-month-old direct Israeli- Palestinian peace talks alive.