Josh Ruebner

Forget the Failed Peace Talks - Boycotting Israel Is The True Path To Justice

After Secretary of State John Kerry’s tenth trip to Israel and the Palestinian West Bank last month, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon derided his efforts to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace as “obsessive” and “messianic, ” wishing that Kerry would “win his Nobel Prize and leave us alone.”

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$40 Billion Arms Deal for Israel: Why Obama's Palestine Rhetoric Rings Hollow

President Jimmy Carter caught significant flak early in his administration when he stated that the “ultimate requirement” for Arab-Israeli peace was to resolve the “Palestinian problem” through a “homeland provided for the Palestinian refugees who have suffered for many, many years.”

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Why a House Bill Damages Middle East Peace Prospects and Fuels Israeli Belligerence

By once again demonstrating Congress’s bottomless cup of munificence for Israel, actions last week by the House of Representatives make painful across-the-board budget cuts more likely.  U.S. taxpayers will be even more complicit than before in bankrolling Israel’s nearly 45-year military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip. Additionally, the American "generosity" will shred whatever little credibility the United States has left in attempting to portray itself as an “honest broker” to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on an equitable basis.  And urging new weapons systems for Israel could help facilitate an attack on Iran. 

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