Israeli security forces report that they have arrested at least 100 suspected members of Hamas, claiming to have foiled multiple bombing and kidnapping plots.
Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
Restrictions on comings and goings from Gaza may be threatening the financial stability of Hamas.
The blockade of Gaza has not achieved its goal of removing Hamas from power or moderating its positions. The power of Hamas has only become more entrenched.
A new naval base on Jeju Island will only make a bad maritime security situation in Northeast Asia worse.
To reach a peace settlement in the Middle East, the United States has to put pressure on Israel and reach out to Hamas.
With or without anticipation, Israeli policies helped shape the kinds of enemies that pledge to sacrifice their lives to fight the Jewish state.
The bloodshed in Gaza was a testing ground for dangerous hypotheses about far greater global political issues.
The world witnessed another lopsided war in which Israel delivered a deadly round of rockets and bombs into civilian neighborhoods in Gaza.
President-elect Barack Obama has pledged to restore America’s image in the world. He should start by elevating peace and justice in the Middle East over war and occupation.
A convergence of interests in the region provide a golden opportunity for the United States to reverse its policy and help bring peace to the Middle East.
Despite his recent visit to the region, President Bushs policy is still undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace.
While Hamas is the most immediate culprit behind the violence in Gaza, responsibility also rests with Fatah, Israel and the United States.
How Hamas grew from a radical minority to an electoral majority that’s now patrolling the streets of the Gaza Strip.