Huge New Israeli Settlement Condemned By US And UK

By Peter Beaumont, www.theguardian.com -

The UK and US governments have criticised, in unusually strong language, Israel's decision to approve one of the largest appropriations of Palestinian land for settlement in recent [...]

Jimmy Carter: Begin With Recognizing Hamas

By Jimmy Carter, Mary Robinson, www.foreignpolicy.com -

Israelis and Palestinians are still burying their loved ones as Gaza's third war in six years continues. Since July 8, when this war began, more than 1,600 Palestinian and 65 Israeli lives have [...]

Conflict Resolution 101: Talk To Hamas

By Medea Benjamin, www.mondoweiss.net -

The world awaits with bated breath to see if the interim truce negotiated by US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead to a long-term ceasefire. But if US mediation is to be sincere and [...]

On Gaza, Israel, and Hamas: an Open Letter To Bill Maher

By Dennis Trainor Jr, www.PopularResistance.org -

Dearest Bill: Like most men who find themselves in the admittedly unenviable position of having a woman trying to kill you I’ll wager that the amount of time you have spent searching your soul [...]

How The West Chose War In Gaza

By Nathan Thrall, www.nytimes.com -

AS Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities and Israel follows up its extensive airstrikes with a ground operation in the Gaza Strip, the most immediate cause of this latest war has been ignored: [...]

FAQ On Failed Ceasefire Between Israel And Hamas

By IMEU, www.imeu.org -

Q - Why do you think Hamas didn't accept the terms of the ceasefire? RK - "Hamas has insisted that there be a lasting resolution of the basic problem of Israel's siege of Gaza, as was promised [...]