Obama's latest Middle East speech shows a failure of leadership

Opinion | Rep. Dan Burton

It appears as though the president is throwing Israel to the wolves.

Obama sells out Israel -- for nothing in return

Opinion | John Wohlstetter

The president has betrayed our closest ally in the Middle East: Israel.

Obama should return to his 2007 borders

Opinion | Eric Golub

Obama has demanded that Israel return to its 1967 borders. He needs to lead by example.

Herman Cain: I'd offer Palestinians 'nothing' in peace deal - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas

‘I’m not convinced the Palestinians are really interested in peace’

Palestinians don't want a two-state solution

Opinion | David Andrukonis

There’s a reason Hamas won the 2006 Palestinian elections.

Violence erupts on three Israeli borders - Reuters

World | Laura Donovan
A Palestinian protester holds up a symbolic key during clashes with Israeli security forces at Qalandiya checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Ramallah May 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Israel-Palestinian violence disturbs Israel’s borders with Gaza, Lebanon, and Syria, killing at least eight

Palestinians aim to organize massive 'Facebook revolution' - AP

World | admin

Citing freedom as the common thread, Palestinians of varying viewpoints call for united protest front via Facebook

Helen Thomas doubts Obama's liberalism: 'Because he was black, I thought he would automatically be [liberal]' - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Poor

Former ‘dean of the White House press corps’ doubles down on 2010 remarks about Israel and blames ‘organized lobbyists in favor of Israel’ for backlash

Arab unrest: Palestinian prime minister dissolves his Cabinet - AP

World | admin

The Palestinian prime minister dissolved his Cabinet Monday in what appeared to be a gesture inspired by unrest rocking the Arab world

Rand Paul is right about Israel

Feature:Opinion | Benjamin Friedman

Israel no longer needs American aid.

TheDC Interview: Michael Oren, Israel's face in America - TheDC

World | Jamie Weinstein

Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren compares Obama to Bush on U.S.-Israel relations

Food politics in the Ivy League: The hummus battle of 2010 - TheDC

US | Alexis Levinson

At Princeton University, Hummus, the 80-calorie snack of which even first lady Michelle Obama would approve, has become a flashpoint issue

Helen Thomas gets vile again

Opinion | Kendrick Macdowell

Helen Thomas, ninety and nutty, just can’t stop. But now she’s taking the anti-Semitic bigotry to a new level.

Jews speak out against decision to honor Helen Thomas - TheDC

Politics | Caroline May

Prominent Jewish voices are speaking out against the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee’s decision to honor the former WH reporter and harsh critic of Israel

Obama at UN calls on Arab nations to support peace talks - LAT

Politics | interns

President Obama on Thursday pushed Arab nations to provide more political and financial support for the Middle East peace effort

CAIR honors Helen Thomas, ignores comments - TheDC

US | Caroline May

CAIR: recognizing Thomas for “lifetime achievement… we have nothing to do with the comments.”

Quds Day protests foreshadow difficult Mideast peace process

Opinion | Scott Erickson

Iran’s provocative Quds Day protests are a reminder of the threat that a nuclear Iran would pose.

Poll: Arab support for Obama drops dramatically - TheDC

World | Paul D. Shinkman

The poll also points to disturbing trends among Arabs towards Israel and high levels of support for a nuclear Iran

Helen Thomas may get statue in museum - Ynet News

Politics | interns

Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas may be getting a statue in her honor at the Arab American National Museum in Michigan

Former Islamist Maajid Nawaz has a critical message about Islamism

Opinion | Kendrick Macdowell

The debate on both sides of the Atlantic about Islamism and terrorism is robust — but interestingly distinct. Both debates occur within rich cultural traditions of free speech, but the way the debates are framed reveals much about the difference between Europe and America