Only the Struggle Matters

What gives life meaning? How are we to live? Why struggle against forces that we can never overcome? Our worth is determined not by what we do in life, but by what we do with what life gives us. It is the ferocity and steadfastness of the struggle that exalt...

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What you need to know about the bombings in Gaza

The 2014 attack on Gaza ended with a promise by Israel that it would ease restrictions on Gaza. That never happened. To bring change in Gaza, there must be significant change in policy. Israel’s blockade on Gaza must end, and Gaza must be allowed to reconnect to the West Bank.

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U.S. Recognition of Israel’s Golan Annexation a Threat to World Order

The Trump Administration’s decision to recognize Israel’s illegal annexation of the Golan Heights—Syrian territory seized in the June 1967 war—marks a serious violation of fundamental principles of international law. The inadmissibility of any country expanding its territory by force is a longstanding principle of the international legal order, enshrined in...

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American Empire Killed the Prospect of Peace

Here’s the question, though: Why have all the American wars of this century gone down in flames and what in the world have our leaders learned from such repetitive failures? The evidence before our eyes suggests that, when it comes to our senior military leaders at least, the answer would...

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