Shadow Government

Trump Sounds Like Obama on Israeli Settlements

In the hall of mirrors that is Middle East peacemaking, this seeming rebuke of Israel may, in fact, have been coordinated with Netanyahu after all.


Israel Plays its Trump Card

Right-wingers in Jerusalem are ecstatic; Palestinian leaders are apoplectic. Welcome to a new era of the Arab-Israeli conflict.


House GOP Pushes Trump To Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Regional leaders say the ‘disastrous’ move would sink the peace process.


Kerry’s Mideast Peace Push Is Too Little, Too Late

The U.S. secretary of state’s speech laying out terms for a two-state solution is the final example of the Obama administration’s failure to move the needle on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The Cable

U.S. Abstains From U.N. Vote Condemning Israeli Settlements

The U.N. declares Israeli settlements illegal as United States defies its own past and calls from Trump and Netanyahu for a veto.

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