Archive for the ‘peaceprocess.’ Category

Israeli Isolation and Palestinian Pockets at the UN

Palestinian officials are poised to request that the United Nations recognize them as a State. It is very similar to the unilateral declaration that Israel made in 1948. Unfortunately, Israel, and its best friend America, are doing everything than can to stop them. They are claiming that this Palestinian State should not move forward under […]

Today’s Take – Muddle in the Middle East, GOP Gods and more…

The Muddled Middle East We start today with the news that one more repressive government, this time in Libya, is gone – well more or less. So far it seems as though The National Transition Council (NTC) spokesperson Mustafa Adel Jalil, is in control control and saying all the right things about equality, peace, justice […]

Netanyahu and the U.S. Congress: A Love Fest

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress this week to outline his plans for peace. It was, as expected, a love fest. Congress reacted to him like teenagers do to Beyonce and Lady GaGa. They drooled all over him. I couldn’t help thinking that if they salivated like that […]

Israel Must Move Beyond War

This article was originally posted on The WIP (Women’s International Perspective) Israel’s May 31, 2010 attack on the Freedom Flotilla in international waters garnered nothing more than global condemnation.  The assault on six ships with approximately 700 activists carrying 10,000 tons of aid to the besieged Gaza strip is a shocking reminder that the Israeli […]

Israel Must Grow Up

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post This time Israel’s government has gone too far. The storming of a civilian flotilla carrying 700 humanitarian activists and 10,000 tons of aid, in international waters, at night and in the dark, is reprehensible.  It was no secret to anyone that this effort was underway.  The […]