Ironically, Netanyahu and Trump being in power in Israel and the US, respectively, is the best thing that could happen for the prospects of peace.
The key to understanding the significance of the recent UN resolution on Israeli settlements lies in a proper assessment of why the US didn’t veto it.
The media’s reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election promise to prevent Palestinian statehood illustrates an institutional myopia.
If the mainstream media were to actually inform readers of the relevance of Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress, it would defeat the purpose.
The New York Times reported last week on a spat between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett that was noteworthy for what it didn’t report.
The U.S. is pressuring the Palestinians to surrender to the demand to recognize Israel as a “Jewish State”, which effectively means renouncing their rights.
Any attack on Iran would have dire consequences and enormously destabilize the Middle East.