The option for bringing peace and justice to the region is gaining traction, but you might not know it from mainstream news coverage.
The high-profile case against the 17-year-old girl who slapped and punched two Israeli soldiers has drawn international attention and criticism. She now is facing an Israeli military court.
Despite the ups and downs in his relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facts and figures from Obama’s presidency tell a story of unprecedented support for Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands.
How are Palestinians and their allies supposed to resist oppression when critics deem every recourse available to them illegitimate? Glenn Greenwald poses the question at The Intercept.
Operation Protective Edge has resulted in the deaths of more than 1,400 Palestinians in recent weeks, compared with 56 Israeli soldiers and four civilians. It's long past time for Israel to consider a two-state solution, stop the creeping encroachment of the occupation, and end a blockade that "ensures that ever more Palestinians grow up angry," The Economist writes.
After a week of relentless bombing by Israel's Netanyahu government, foreign and local doctors on the scene in Gaza and a Palestinian attorney plead with the international community to make the assault on civilians there stop, "Democracy Now!" reports.
In a government driven mad and violent by self-interest and fear, the Israeli legislator is battling enemies many of her peers appear not to see.