As Obama visits the region, he would do well to take the following facts into consideration.
Publishing house Palgrave Macmillan apologized for appearing to endorse "the Palestinian struggle."
It is unthinkable that Israelis should look at Jonathan through American eyes.
On January 16, 2003, the private Project Daniel Group first advised then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on the threat of Iranian nuclear weapons.
For days and weeks before Pesach, we meticulously clean our homes, making sure that not a crumb of bread might, God forbid, be found when we begin the festival of matzahs.
As ever, Muslims raise startling new issues and Islam drives the social and legal agenda in the West.
Social thinking is not concerned with solving problems by tackling them, but by transforming society so that the problems no longer exist.
Even the modestly dressed and Islamist friendly Catherine Ashton did not escape being photoshopped.
Unlike the militarization of civilian law enforcement, military drones are not a threat to Americans.
Before the "8 March Revolution," Syria had been exceptionally unstable. Then came the heavy hand of the Ba'athists.
When and if Obama visits, he will be reminded of the fact that many Palestinians continue to regard the U.S. as an enemy, not a friend.
Like Chavez, Obama presides over a poorer country whose poor are convinced that he is the only thing standing between them and absolute poverty.
Obamerica will be known as a party country, a good place to buy the good things if you are one of the sons of the rich or are a tourist from a rich country.
In the Middle East and North Africa, at least among large swaths of enthusiastic Islamists, true redemption still requires Muslims to present tangible proof of 'membership.'
We must remember, too, that Abbas has said no Jews would be allowed to live anywhere in a Palestinian state.
A political tsunami is approaching, and the Jews in the land of Israel are fighting over total non-issues. If it weren’t so sad, it would be comical.
Extra thoughts that could not make the main text of "When AIPAC Went AWOL."
The American foreign policy error was to assume that the political grievances of the Arab Street could be appeased with democracy.
Overlooking incendiary rhetoric is exactly what led to the global delegitimization of Israel.
It is very doubtful that Obama, whose big plan for Afghanistan was to copy the Bush plan for Iraq that he denounced in the Senate, has a backup plan. Brennan certainly does not.
Assassination sends a specific signal to others not to follow in the victim's footsteps.
It's not always clear what the Israel Lobby's accomplishments really consist of.
The Gaza Strip is swarming with radical Islamist groups whose goal is to destroy Israel and the U.S. Most emerged after the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip in 2005.