"Longer term, if we don't understand this in the context of occupation, we're never going to end this cycle," Bennis says.
Ahmad Jaabari negotiated the ceasefire that had mostly held over much of the last year.
If the General Assembly approves Palestine's application for non-member status, Israel's isolation from the international community would only grow.
Growing international awareness of the Israeli occupation has heralded a shift among the U.S. Jewish community away from Israel.
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.
Obama can stem the decline of U.S. influence in the Middle East, but only if he gives the people of the region a reason to want it.
Though a supporter of Israel's right to exist, George McGovern also became an outspoken opponent of its human rights abuses.
A discussion and book signing with Ronnie Kasrils, South African anti-apartheid leader, and solidarity activist about his and his wife's struggle as clandestine agents for the ANC underground.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Once again the drone war, militarization of U.S. policy in Africa, and Palestine all remain unmentioned.