Stories by Mitchell Plitnick

Mitchell Plitnick is the former director of the U.S. Office of B'Tselem and former co-director of Jewish Voice for Peace. subscribe to Mitchell Plitnick's feed

Posted on: Jan 23, 2013, Source: LobeLog

Netanyahu has confirmed his legacy as a weak-willed leader, a venal politician and a poor strategist.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett represents a shift in Israeli politics that the world should notice.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Yuval Diskin, the former head of Israel’s General Security Service, has caused quite a stir with an interview that roasts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu alive.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Liberals around the world are losing their sympathy for Israel.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The occupation has certainly contributed to Israeli hate and racism, but so has the country's widening gap between rich and poor.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A desire to make Obama look weak and the specter of a new Middle East where Israel faces more regional pressure are main factors behind the neoconservative push for intervention.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The rightward lurch can be explained by the Democrats' reliance on pro-Israel money and the lack of political gain garnered from a fair position.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2007, Source: Middle East Report Online

The idea that U.S. foreign policy would be saner without the "Israel lobby" is a fallacy.