The United States must oppose the occupation and settlements, and support a Palestinian right to freedom, equality and statehood.
Maisara Abu Hamdiyeh is the second Palestinian prisoner in as many months to have died in Israeli custody.
Israel seems to have fewer and fewer qualms about being branded apartheid.
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.
The New Internationalism newsletter on sequestration and military budget, an uprising in Palestinian, and 2013 anniversaries.
Both Israel and the United States seek to quash expectations that the visit will jump-start the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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.