Tag: Palestine

Likening Palestinians to Blades of Grass

From the Archive: The attempted ethnic cleansing of Sheikh Jarrah, the storming of Islam’s third holiest site, a Hamas ultimatum ignored, and the renewed bombing of Gaza has brought to the fore Israeli leaders’ appalling notion of  “mowing the grass”…

How the Israel Lobby Got its Start

As the annual AIPAC conference wraps up in Washington on Tuesday, historian Walter Hixson looked back on the Israel Lobby’s origins in this speech last Friday to the “Israel Lobby & American Policy Conference” at the National Press Club.