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Dec 6, 2017, 1:27pm EST
  • January 28, 2020

    Jared Kushner, architect of Trump’s Middle East peace plan, still doesn’t get it

    Kushner’s main talking point on the peace deal highlights the whole problem with it.

  • January 28, 2020

    Trump’s Israel-Palestine peace plan, explained

    "The real threat to peace is if the plan succeeds," an expert told Vox.

  • January 28, 2020

    Trump’s Israel-Palestine peace plan: Read the full text of his so-called “deal of the century”

    Some experts say it’s dead on arrival.

  • September 5, 2019

    Trump’s top Middle East peace envoy is quitting. There’s still no Israel-Palestine deal.

    "Trump picked loyalists who knew little about the conflict to help resolve one of the most intractable conflicts in the world," an expert said.

  • May 16, 2018

    The controversial US Jerusalem embassy opening, explained

    As the embassy event took place, Israeli soldiers killed dozens of Palestinian protesters along the Gaza border.

  • May 16, 2018

    Trump and Obama both ignored Gaza — at great cost

    The extremist group Hamas wants to fill the void in Palestinian leadership. US abandonment of the peace process has furthered its goal.

  • May 16, 2018

    Israelis are celebrating the US Embassy move. Palestinians are dying.

    The harsh reality of Trump’s embassy move — and how it relates to the deadliest day in Israel-Palestine since 2014.

  • May 15, 2018

    Trump, Gaza, and the “blank check” approach to Israel

    Trump is transforming America’s Israel policy into something new: completely unconditional support.

  • May 15, 2018

    White House absolves Israel of all responsibility in Gaza deaths

    "We believe Hamas, as an organization, is engaged in cynical action that’s leading to these deaths," said deputy press secretary Raj Shah.

  • May 14, 2018

    Pastor at US Embassy opening in Jerusalem says Trump is “on the right side” of God

    The Christian apocalyptic theology behind Trump’s controversial US Embassy move to Jerusalem.

  • May 14, 2018

    This is why evangelicals love Trump's Israel policy

    Hint: It has to do with burning lakes of fire.

  • April 27, 2018

    Israel and Iran are escalating a shadow war in Syria

    Each side has set red lines that could easily be crossed.

  • April 6, 2018

    The recent violence at the Gaza-Israel border, explained

    Israeli forces have killed nearly 30 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more in two weeks of mass protests at the Gaza border.

  • December 12, 2017

    Trump’s Jerusalem move was supposed to destabilize the entire Middle East. It didn’t.

    Naming Jerusalem the capital of Israel triggered protests and four people died. But the anger, and response, was more contained than feared.

  • December 6, 2017

    Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, explained

    "Today we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital."