In this edition of FMEP’s podcast series “Occupied Thoughts,” Peter Beinart and veteran journalist Donald Macintyre discuss what is happening in Gaza today, and where it all might be headed. Donald Macintyre, who spent decades covering Gaza for The Independent, recently released a book, “Gaza: Preparing for Dawn,” documenting the stories, struggles, and aspirations for Palestinians living in Gaza.
Israel’s hawkish Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation Wednesday, citing his opposition to a cease-fire with Hamas following the worst outbreak of violence in Gaza since a 50-day war in the summer of 2014.
Netanyahu’s years of preaching against negotiations with any and all terrorists inhibited his ability and that of his government to reach a quick, long-term arrangement with Hamas, which he now yearns for.
“Why is Israel tossing a lifeline to Jamal Khashoggi’s killers?” the headline read for an essay that ripped Netanyahu.
As relative calm sets in, residents in besieged enclave say they have little faith in Egyptian-brokered ceasefire deal.
A new war would lead to the collapse of an already-debilitated medical infrastructure in Gaza, Palestinian health officials warn.
Eighteen senior Israeli physicians have written an open letter protesting the Trump administration’s decision to cut more than $20 million from U.S. support for hospitals in East Jerusalem.