Just wondering... Yes, I understand that we just had a Democratic Party convention here in the state, and there are lots of big national and international news stories to be covered. But can anyone explain why the comments by White House … [Read more...]
What happens when “I stand with Israel” becomes “I stand against democracy in the Middle East”?
Once the two state solution is off the table, the international community is going to be confronted with the very real problem that there is a politically and economically repressed majority in Israel. They will effectively be … [Read more...]
Where are Congressmen Markey, McGovern, Tierney, and Lynch?
Congressman Delahunt on February 4, nearly a week ago, submitted HR 130, expressing support for the appointment of George Mitchell and in general for Middle East peace process. It expresses concern for the humanitarian crisis in Gaza as … [Read more...]
Rep. Delahunt Introduces HR 130 To Support George Mitchell
Here is the conclusion of the resolution: Resolved, That the House of Representatives-- (1) congratulates Senator George Mitchell on his appointment as Special Envoy for Middle East Peace; (2) commits to supporting President Obama, … [Read more...]
Debating Gaza at Davos – WaPo’s David Ignatius fumbles
Panel discussions at Davos are restricted to one hour, but Erdogan insisted on responding to Peres. Red-faced, and with one hand grasping the arm of the moderator, the columnist David Ignatius of The Washington Post, Erdogan turned to the … [Read more...]
A Dream Of Peace (MA Congressmembers Work To Ease Gaza Humanitarian Crisis)
Yesterday, Rep. John Olver (MA-01) sent a "Dear Colleague" letter to Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton requesting that the State Department release funds to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East … [Read more...]