Jeffrey Brown talks to Al Arabiya's Hisham Melham and University of Haifa's Dan Schueftan about how the latest escalation between Israel and Hamas got started and what the U.S. role in the conflict should be.
Israel continued airstrikes in Gaza while sirens sounded in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, warning citizens of Hamas rockets that had landed nearby. Independent Television News' John Ray reports on the escalated hostilities between Israeli military and Hamas fighters that has…
In other news Monday, the Supreme Court dealt with two other cases of note including a disputed passport law that lets Americans list Israel as their birthplace if they were born in Jerusalem. Also, security forces in Afghanistan turned on…
In Palestinians' push for statehood, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will ask the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state next week. Jeffrey Brown discusses what's at stake in the U.N. battle with Princeton University's Daniel Kurtzer and the International…
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a planned trip to the White House as Israel faced international condemnation in the wake of the Gaza flotilla raid. Gwen Ifill talks with Michael Oren, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, for…
In other news, Yemen vowed Monday to step up its hunt for al-Qaida militants, and a suicide bomber killed at least 30 people in Pakistan.
In other news, five more Americans were killed in Afghanistan on Thursday, and a U.S. missile strike in Pakistan killed 12 militants.
By Dave Gustafson
Undertaking a foreign policy challenge that that has vexed world leaders for years, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli and Palestinians leaders Tuesday to do more to reach an elusive Mideast peace deal.
Analysts discuss the significance of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's statements accepting a demilitarized Palestinian state.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a major policy speech Sunday that he would accept a Palestinian state as long as it recognized Israel and was demilitarized. Margaret Warner reports on reaction to the speech.
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