It’s not just that the move makes ISIS and Iran and Hezbollah happy. It means the United States has no moral basis to object to dictators seizing land by war. Nice day’s work, Don.
Hussein Ibish is a Senior Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine. His most recent book is What’s Wrong with the One-State Agenda? Why Ending the Occupation and Peace with Israel is Still the Palestinian National Goal. He has a PhD in comparative literature from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Hussein Ibish previews the American Task Force on Palestine's upcoming gala in Washington. What does it say about the mainstreaming of Palestinians in the United States?
With Hezbollah aligning itself with the Assad regime and conservative Lebanese Salafis supporting the Syrian rebels, the spillover of Syria's civil war in to Lebanon looks all but inevitable. But what will the two countries look like after the dust settles?
Hussein Ibish on the crackdown against Muslim Brotherhood protesters today in Egypt.
Hussein Ibish on how the Egyptian army is tying its war against Morsi to its war against Hamas—and how Hamas is obliging.
Turmoil in Egypt has resulted in a beleaguered Hamas struggling to come to grips with an economic crisis. Residents of Gaza are paying the price.
Hussein Ibish on the coup that brought down Egypt's president—again!
Egyptian President Muhammed Morsi promised martyrdom in his speech; the army hasn't backed down either. Hussein Ibish on how this could get nasty.