Hamas, the Islamist movement that controls Gaza, is being ignored in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Some think that's a big mistake.
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Tony Blair’s engaging memoir lauds George W. Bush and defends the difficult decisions that politicians must make.
Israelis often refer to a 'consensus' that several major settlement blocs should be incorporated into Israel as part of a two-state solution. But some Israelis can't even find them on a map.
Former U.K. Chancellor Gordon Brown spent tax dollars on education, health, and public services. Is that an 'investment'?
More than 10 countries have now condemned a Florida pastor's plan to burn the Koran in commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks of nine years ago. As noted in the Monitor article Why the planned Koran burning causes outrage and alarm, "Muslims see it as the uninterrupted, unchangeable, and eternal word of God. Burning the Koran is akin to directly burning the word of God." Here is what leaders are saying worldwide.
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
In his new memoir, former British prime minister Tony Blair shares misgiving about the Iraq war – and catalogs his extensive struggles with then-finance minister Gordon Brown.
Tony Blair, as British prime minister, made the decision to send British troops into Iraq in 2003, alongside the US. Tony Blair also said his successor, Gordon Brown, has 'zero' emotional intelligence.
The short answer may be that an Israeli freeze on settlement construction is set to expire soon. But other Israeli-Palestinian factors may be at work, too.