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Posts Tagged ‘peace process

Israel an ungrateful US ally

September 6, 2011

Robert M. Gates, the now-retired secretary of defense, got upset with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In a meeting of the National Security Council Principals Committee held not long before his retirement this summer, Gates coldly laid out the many steps the administration has taken to guarantee Israel’s security — access to top- quality weapons, […]

The need to democratize Western societies and claim control of our foreign policy

February 7, 2011

With respect to the Egyptian revolution, the discussion here in the West should focus on the factor we are responsible for and can influence – the role our governments have played in suppressing the Egyptian people. Your taxes have been used to arm, fund and fuel this dictatorship. You have unwittingly helped to keep these […]

The Revealing Palestine Papers

January 28, 2011

The Palestine Papers give the world an unprecedented look inside the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, as well as provide a fly-on-the-wall view of how key senior American officials never take any position to which an Israeli government might object. The series of six documents show just how willing the U.S. is to acquiesce to Israeli demands […]

European Union to recognize East Jerusalem as capital of Palestinian state

December 5, 2009

European Union foreign ministers are expected to officially call next week for the division of Jerusalem, to serve as the capitals of both Israel and Palestine. Jerusalem is waging a diplomatic campaign to keep the EU from issuing such an endorsement, but diplomats close to the EU deliberations believe it is virtually inevitable. EU foreign […]

Palestine as an independent state

November 17, 2009

ABC News reports that Palestinian leaders are going to ask the United Nations to endorse an independent state without Israel’s consent because of their frustration at the stalled peace process. Palestinian leaders say they want formal recognition of an independent state based on the pre-1967 borders with Israel, which would give them Gaza, the West […]