Articles from Mondoweiss: The War of Ideas in the Middle East

Clinton to drop Israel from ‘public’ speeches, put it back in ‘with donors’ — email

I’ve been on the road for days, and a few more Clinton emails have thudded down from the Wikileaks heavens revealing deliberations about Israel inside the Clinton braintrust. Some day we will put together a leatherbound edition with morocco covers of Clinton’s Israel emails, but for now we’re just trying to chase the latest.

And these three are stunners because they baldly expose the importance of Israel to donors and the party establishment.

Clinton to drop Israel from ‘public’ speeches, put it back in ‘with donors’ — email

I’ve been on the road for days, and a few more Clinton emails have thudded down from the Wikileaks heavens revealing deliberations about Israel inside the Clinton braintrust. Some day we will put together a leatherbound edition with morocco covers of Clinton’s Israel emails, but for now we’re just trying to chase the latest.

And these three are stunners because they baldly expose the importance of Israel to donors and the party establishment.

Jeffrey Goldberg is Jewish

Tablet has published an attack on my piece about Jeffrey Goldberg’s ascension to the editorship of the Atlantic, in which I pointed out that the Atlantic announcement cleanses Goldberg’s resume, leaving out his moving to Israel to escape American anti-Semitism and serving in the Israeli army, his publication of a memoir about serving as an Israeli prison guard, his disastrous support for the Iraq war, his failed promotion of an I

Jeffrey Goldberg is Jewish

Tablet has published an attack on my piece about Jeffrey Goldberg’s ascension to the editorship of the Atlantic, in which I pointed out that the Atlantic announcement cleanses Goldberg’s resume, leaving out his moving to Israel to escape American anti-Semitism and serving in the Israeli army, his publication of a memoir about serving as an Israeli prison guard, his disastrous support for the Iraq war, his failed promotion of an I

Palestinians across the political spectrum express outrage over cancelled elections

The Palestinian Authority’s high court has delayed elections, once set for Oct. 9, because of concerns that it was impossible to ensure free and fair voting in the Gaza.

The decision comes as two rival Palestinian parties, Hamas in Gaza and Fatah in the West Bank, continue to struggle for power. The last time Palestinians held an election in both places was 2005, which ended in the election of Hamas and a subsequently worsening feud between the two groups. In 2012, Gaza boycotted another round of elections.

Palestinians across the political spectrum express outrage over cancelled elections

The Palestinian Authority’s high court has delayed elections, once set for Oct. 9, because of concerns that it was impossible to ensure free and fair voting in the Gaza.

The decision comes as two rival Palestinian parties, Hamas in Gaza and Fatah in the West Bank, continue to struggle for power. The last time Palestinians held an election in both places was 2005, which ended in the election of Hamas and a subsequently worsening feud between the two groups. In 2012, Gaza boycotted another round of elections.

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