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Is The Gaza Bombardment the First Twitter War?

By Dustin Mendus As tensions in Gaza have boiled into armed conflict yet again (although right now there's a fragile cease-fire), quite a few people...

Can Culture Explain the Economic Gap in Rich and Poor Countries?

At a fundraiser in Israel on Monday, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney attributed cultural values to explain the economic gap between poor...

Missed Foreign Opportunities Won’t Be Soon Missed

The criticism over Mitt Romney's performance overseas recently won't mean much by the time the general election kicks into full swing. There has been a...

Obama Tells U.N. “Compromise … is the Path to a Palestinian...

Early in his presidency, the Nobel Committee awarded President Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize. At that point, in his presidency, he had dealt...

Congressional Delegation Visits Israel Amid Looming Palestinian Statehood Battle

During the Congressional recess this month, approximately 80 members of the United States House of Representatives are visiting Israel to establish greater relations with perhaps America’s strongest ally in the Middle East.

U.S. Vows to Veto Palestinian Statehood Vote, Calls Instead for Further...

Palestinians, fed up with stymied negotiations while yearning for statehood, have signaled that they might seek autonomy from Israeli control through a United Nations...

Obama’s Israeli-Palestinian Approach Under Fire at Home, OK Abroad

President Barack Obama has been under siege at home — even by members of his own party — after making a case for using...

Obama Sees Window of Opportunity for Middle East

On the heels of a major speech in Iraq, and the transfer of power from U.S. Military forces back to the Iraqi government, the Obama Administration is looking toward a new “window of opportunity” to broker peace in the Middle East, beginning with Israel and Palestine.

Helen Thomas Missed the Memo

Thomas’ ugly public resignation is about more than Helen Thomas. She was the example, her demise a timely convenience for the pro-Israeli side of the Gaza incident to strike back with equal fervor. What we’ve been seeing this past week is a rare and unusually comfortable public questioning of Israel. Thomas isn’t the only one; she was, merely, the most outspoken.

Helen Thomas Resigns After Controversial Israel Comments

The fallout from veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas' controversial remarks about Israel continues in the wake of her resignation. Thomas reportedly told a rabbi...