Middle East

Palestine/Israel Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Executive Summary Our working group focuses on legislative action, often in the form of action alerts sent to members, asking them to contact their representatives about an urgent issue. We think this is an important component of the Palestine solidarity movement, since, in our view, …

Middle East Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Middle East Working Group’s work plan for 2017 has been informed by the priorities that national Peace Action has identified. These are: Education with focus on Syria, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Yemen Lobbying to maintain pressure on the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation. Push the call …

This article appeared in our Spring 2017 Newsletter. More than ineffective, U.S. policy in the Middle East has been counter-productive and destructive. The policy has been ineffective because the U.S. has not been able to show true leadership, play the role of honest broker, and …

Two of Trump’s first initiatives regarding the Middle East send chills down my spine. As a United States’ citizen working toward fostering better relations between America and the Middle East, I would like to share my initial thoughts on Trump’s plan to ban Muslim’s from obtaining …

The U.S. military has been intensively engaged in various quarters of the Islamic world for several decades, with little to show in terms of achieving Washington’s stated objectives. This presentation will discuss the origins and conduct of this conflict and what Americans might learn from …

by Jeff Klein “The United States does not accept the legitimacy of Israeli settlements… It’s time for these settlements to stop.” -Barack Obama, June 4, 2009 Who says that Israeli settlements in occupied territory are illegal?  The International Court of Justice, the countries pledged to …

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