For more than 70 years, Americans have largely ignored the effects of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Now it’s time for debate about making future policy part of our conversations.
The two far-right Ieaders plan to meet in an apparent effort to hurry up the U.S. president's announcement of the “Deal of the Century” between Israel and the Palestinians.
The reduction amounts to about 5 percent of the United Nations' operating budget, which does not include peacekeeping or some humanitarian appeals.
There is little serious criticism of the Israeli state, including from Hillary Clinton's camp.
Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., has asked the Department of Justice to investigate whether the deaths of two Palestinian youths at the hands of Israeli security forces at a protest last spring violate the Leahy Law.
Non-nuclear states are furious at Washington for leaving the issue of global disarmament dead in the water for the next five years.
Describing a shift in popular opinion, activist and linguist Noam Chomsky contends in a recent video chat that "there is the potential for a kind of reassessment of the blind support for Israel."
Now that Leonard Nimoy is most unfortunately no longer with us, Barack Obama is the primary exemplar in American popular culture of the maddeningly calm, excruciatingly logical way of speaking that will forever be associated with the Vulcans and Mr. Spock.
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes a bid to thwart President Barack Obama’s foreign policy toward Iran, the Iranian press is reacting to the wrench Netanyahu is trying to throw into negotiations over Iran’s civilian nuclear enrichment program. But for some odd reason, American mass media are almost never interested in what critics of the United States are saying.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clearly believes he can openly side with the Republican Congress against President Barack Obama without facing any consequences. However, Meir Dagan, the former head of Israeli intelligence, sees danger.