Fissures within pro-Israel organizations could someday result in a peace between Israel and Palestine, according to international relations expert Stephen Walt.
Can Donald Trump bring peace to the Middle East? Author Yoav Litvin and Tom Dine, former head of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, examine the possibility.
Just as the president established diplomatic relations with Cuba, so he could do for the Palestinian Authority. It would be one step toward resolving the decades-old problem of Palestinian statelessness.
The Israeli occupation of the Palestinian West Bank is a severe security problem for the United States. Now the president-elect is planning to ratchet up tensions even further. (Pictured, Trump and his choice for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman.)
In this week’s edition of “Scheer Intelligence,” Truthdig's editor in chief speaks to the author of the book “Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land” about music's role in the life of children in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
The Israeli Peace Camp is in despair. No savior is in sight. Many just sit in front of their TV set and wring their hands.
In Friday's episode of "Scheer Intelligence," Truthdig's editor-in-chief speaks with Tom Dine, senior policy adviser at the Israel Policy Forum and former head of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, about Dine’s career in public service, the thwarting of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and Dine's role in negotiations between Syria and Israel in recent years.
Considering the elevated role of the Israel-Palestine issue in progressive circles, and Sanders' continued success leading up to the primaries, it's worth revisiting the candidate's history on the topic and his early approach to foreign policy.