Israel: Re-Thinking Our Un-Thoughtful Support

Barack Obama and Binyamin Netanyahu at the White House in 2010President Obama said an astonishing thing last week: that we need to “reconsider” our support of Israel given our commitment to peace in the region and protecting the human rights of all; non-Jewish Palestinians included. ┬áHis comment rightly made news and wrongly brought about criticism from the right-wing here. It’s the most constructive thing an American president has said about the never-ending conflict in years. Continue reading