Chas Freeman – Israel, Asset or Liability?

Is Israel a strategic asset or liability for the United States? Interesting question. We must thank the Nixon Center for asking it. In my view, there are many reasons for Americans to wish the Jewish state well. Under current circumstances, strategic advantage for the United States is not one of them. If we were to […]

The Palestine Papers

Al-Jazeera has obtained more than 1,600 internal documents from a decade of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. These documents rovides an unprecedented look inside the continuing negotiations involving high-level American, Israeli, and Palestinian Authority officials. Read more about “The Palestine Papers” here.

Peace, Propaganda & The Promised Land

Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This pivotal documentary exposes how the foreign policy interests of American political elites — oil, […]