The assault on Gaza has been a humanitarian disaster, yet the west's staunch support for Israel continues.
So fragile is the “peace” between Israel and the Palestinians that it takes the smallest spark to light the fuse of war.
Israel is preparing to retaliate for the killing of three teenagers, but an increase in violence will hurt both sides.
If the Israeli government was at all committed to a two-state solution, it would have welcomed the agreement between the PLO and Hamas.
The Aipac lobby group is famed for its ability to move bills, spike nominations and keep legislators in line – but is its influence waning?
Israeli settlements in the West Bank cause misery for Palestinians - but, of course, one must lend equal weight to the joy that bubbly soft drinks bring to the rest of us.
"Could a common state solution more easily resolve the deadlock than the two-state solution I and many others have long-favoured?"
The former Israeli prime minister is dead, eight years after a stroke which ended his political career.
While the US continues to deliberate their course of action, so, too, does Hezbollah. After depending upon the Syrian regime for so long, how will they retaliate in the event of air strikes?
While the Israeli government's plans for a rail network linking Israel to the West Bank and Gaza may bring a slight improvement in living standards, it also has the potential to erase Palestinian opportunities for independent economic development and perm