Intel: House Middle East panel chairman questions Trump’s commitment to two-state solution

The chairman of the House’s Middle East panel questioned the Donald Trump administration’s stated commitment to a two-state solution during a Zoom interview with the Israel Policy Forum today.

Bryant Harris | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Jun 2, 2020
al-monitor Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., votes to approve the second article of impeachment against President Donald Trump during a House Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Dec. 13, 2019. Photo by Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS.

Palestinians draw parallels between disabled man's killing, US police violence against black people

When an Israeli soldier shot to death a disabled unarmed Palestinian, it triggered an angry reaction around the world and especially in the United States, which has been dealing with its own police brutality against unarmed black men.

Daoud Kuttab | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Jun 2, 2020

Coronavirus shambles IDF plans for a super digital army

Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi’s plan of turning the IDF into the world’s most digital army is currently being foiled by coronavirus-induced budget cuts.

Ben Caspit | Cybersecurity | Jun 2, 2020

Netanyahu, Gantz criticized over emergency COVID-19 bill

Many Israelis feel that a bill extending emergency powers to fight a possible second wave of the novel coronavirus goes much too far.

Mazal Mualem | | Jun 2, 2020

'Palestinian Lives Matter,' shout Israeli protesters over killing of Iyad Hallak

The killing of autistic Palestinian man Iyad Hallak is arguably a perfect example of brutality by a police force that sees all Arab civilians as suspects.

Afif Abu Much | | Jun 2, 2020