Here's one thing to remember: you don't have to be a supporter of the U.N. vote on Palestinian statehood to oppose Israel's recent E1 action. The world is wide enough to tolerate people who, A. Think the Palestinians were irresponsible and counter-productive. B. The U.N. was – well...
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December 5, 2012 | 7:55 am
December 2, 2012 | 8:13 am
Israel decided to punish the Palestinians for the UN vote by building in E1, or at least declaring to be preparing to be building in E1, or to be doing "preliminary zoning and planning preparations" for building in E1 at an undeclared future date. I'd urge all observers not to...
November 29, 2012 | 3:02 am
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi talks to Richard Stengel, Bobby Ghosh and Karl Vick of Time about changes in the Mideast, the Israel-Gaza ceasefire and his time in the United States.
President Obama has been very helpful, very...
November 28, 2012 | 7:05 am
That France and Spain have decided to go along with Palestinians' bid to gain upgraded status of non-member state observer at the UN is not necessarily good news for Palestine. Yes, the Palestinians are going to get what they want – this much was clear long ago – supported by a...
November 28, 2012 | 12:37 am
Money is flowing into the Hamas coffers from all over the Muslim world, often via charities operating in the West, writes Gary M. Osen in Tablet Magazine.
Whatever one imagines about Jabari’s true aims, one thing’s for certain: His life’s...
November 26, 2012 | 12:59 am
By giving himself sweeping powers, the Egyptian president has betrayed the principles of the country's revolution, writes Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed in Asharq Al-Awsat.
The presidential decrees are equivalent in terms of their importance...
October 4, 2012 | 7:22 am
September 28, 2012 | 3:10 am
Alana Goodman of Commentary Magazine has praise for Netanyahu's controversial prop at his UN speech.
The chart wasn’t unserious, it was simple. And it’s precisely what the public needs to see at this point. The White House has...
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