Peace Process & Initiatives

NPR Editor Jenkins Blames Israel for ME Deadlock

loren jenkinsIn a public meeting, NPR's Loren Jenkins, who previously linked Israel to Nazis, has faulted Israel alone for the Middle East impasse, charging it with using Gaza for "bombing target practice."

Jimmy Carter’s Second Draft

Jimmy Carter noticeably toned down his rhetoric in his most recent book; but the text – an obvious attempt to sanitize Hamas’ hostility and violence – is still filled with errors of fact and marred by egregious omissions.

Annapolis and its Aftermath: Background Information on Key Issues

As Arab and Israeli representatives gather in Annapolis at the behest of the American Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, to hammer out a joint Israeli-Palestinian statement on the shape of future peace talks, it is useful to look at the core issues of permanent status negotiations.

A Promising Career at the Independent

Johann Hari, an up-and-coming writer known for his praise of  Hugo Chavez, has become a regular contributor to London's Independent. An ideological soulmate of Robert Fisk's, Hari merges anti-Zionist rhetoric with anti-Jewish themes.

Jimmy Carter’s “Settlement Freeze” Lie

Jimmy Carter admitted in 2003 that at Camp David Prime Minister Begin agreed to only a three month settlement freeze, but he falsely charges in his book that Begin pledged an open-ended freeze, and then reneged.