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  • The Palestinians' decision to join the ICC deserves support

    The Palestinians' decision to join the ICC deserves support
    The Israel exception to Western governments' human rights principles has been starkly on display in the reaction to the Palestinian Authority's decision to join the International Criminal Court. In Washington, Ottawa, Paris and London, as well as Tel...
  • Palestinian arrested in stabbing attack on Tel Aviv bus; 13 hurt

    Palestinian arrested in stabbing attack on Tel Aviv bus; 13 hurt
    A Palestinian man went on a stabbing rampage on a crowded bus at rush hour in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, injuring at least 13 Israelis, some seriously, authorities said. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested, as 23-year-old Hamza Matrouk from...
  • Palestinians have more to answer for at the ICC than Israel

    Palestinians have more to answer for at the ICC than Israel
    I must respond to your recent report that the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has launched a preliminary probe into alleged Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories ("International Criminal Court opens probe into possible war...
  • Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union

    Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union
    Most of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday drew enthusiastic support from Connecticut Democrats and the state's congressional delegation, especially his aggressive calls for free community college education, middle class tax cuts,...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster

    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...
  • International court opens preliminary probe of Israel, Palestinians

    International court opens preliminary probe of Israel, Palestinians
    Two weeks after the Palestinian Authority asked to join the International Criminal Court, the Hague-based ICC on Friday opened a preliminary probe that could result in war-crimes charges against Israelis and Palestinians alike. Court prosecutor Fatou...
  • 'Frozen conflicts': Democracies decline to uphold their own values

     'Frozen conflicts': Democracies decline to uphold their own values
    The front lines in eastern Ukraine have moved very little in recent weeks as Russia-backed separatists and government forces hunker down for winter and a World War I-style impasse sets in. Ukraine appears on its way to becoming the latest "frozen...
  • Understanding the Palestinian bid to join International Criminal Court

     Understanding the Palestinian bid to join International Criminal Court
    Usually, when Israel and the Palestinians come to blows, the conflict is precipitated by some physical action: rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, an angry dispute over a holy site, Palestinian youths dead at the hands of Israeli forces. Yet the two...
  • Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take

    Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take
    Abbas' blunder Last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers to join the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the first step to seeking war crimes charges against Israeli leaders.…[I]t's a grievous mistake that will...
  • The Palestinians are responsible for their fate

    To the editor: The historical overview of the Palestinians misses two important points. ("Palestinians escalate campaign for sovereign statehood," Jan. 3) Quite to the contrary of University of Haifa historian Ido Zelkovitz's proclamation that Israeli...
  • Robert Reich: Huge trade deal is bad news for most of us

    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Barack Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...