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

Losing the game in Afghanistan

Opinion | Charles Couger

So, after nearly a decade of fighting, it is time to ask a simple question: Is this dead goat worth fighting for?