Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a cabinet meeting at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem on June 5, 2024.

Inviting Netanyahu to Congress Is Like “a Bad Horror Movie” Inviting Netanyahu to Congress Is Like “a Bad Horror Movie”

After Republicans and Democrats joined forces to welcome the Israeli prime minister, progressives began vowing to boycott the speech.

Jun 7, 2024 / John Nichols

Relatives of Palestinians who lost their lives as a result of Israeli air strike mourn as they take the dead bodies from the morgue of El-Najar Hospital to be buried in Rafah, Gaza on April 21, 2024.

Don’t Believe the Conspiracies About the Gaza Death Toll Don’t Believe the Conspiracies About the Gaza Death Toll

The statistical evidence is clear: Civilians in Gaza have overwhelmingly borne the brunt of Israel’s assault.

May 30, 2024 / Comment / Adam Gaffney

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) arrives for a party meeting at the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, in Jerusalem on May 20, 2024. Israel on May 20 slammed as a

There Are No More Excuses for Failing to Halt US Military Aid to Israel There Are No More Excuses for Failing to Halt US Military Aid to Israel

The ICC prosecutor’s decision to seek arrest warrants against Israeli leaders puts it beyond doubt: It’s time to cut off the weapons.

May 20, 2024 / John Nichols

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets US President Joe Biden upon his arrival at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport on October 18, 2023.

Who’s Afraid of the International Criminal Court? Who’s Afraid of the International Criminal Court?

In two decades, the ICC has never indicted a Western official. But a warrant may be coming for Benjamin Netanyahu.

May 9, 2024 / Reed Brody

President Joe Biden joined Israel's prime minister for the start of the Israeli war cabinet meeting, in Tel Aviv on October 18, 2023.

The Tragic Absurdity of Biden’s Gaza Policies The Tragic Absurdity of Biden’s Gaza Policies

The US government is making elaborate plans to ameliorate a humanitarian catastrophe that would not exist without its own bombs.

Mar 12, 2024 / Jack Mirkinson

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the funeral for Sgt. Maj. Gal Meir Eisenkot at the Herzliya cemetery on December 8, 2023.

Why Netanyahu Bolstered Hamas Why Netanyahu Bolstered Hamas

The Israeli prime minister followed a decades-old divide-and-rule strategy that fuels endless war.

Dec 11, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hugs US President Joe Biden upon his arrival at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport on October 18, 2023.

Biden’s Bear Hug of Netanyahu Is a Disaster Biden’s Bear Hug of Netanyahu Is a Disaster

The renewed fighting between Israel and Hamas shows the incoherence of mixing humanitarian words and bigger bombs.

Dec 4, 2023 / Comment / Jeet Heer

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets US President Joe Biden upon his arrival at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport on October 18, 2023.

Gaza, Biden, and a Path Forward Gaza, Biden, and a Path Forward

The president’s approach to Gaza has been a moral and political catastrophe that has made Trump’s return to the White House much more likely. What can be done about that?

Dec 1, 2023 / Max Elbaum and Bill Fletcher Jr.

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Chuck Schumer Is Antisemitism’s Great Enabler Chuck Schumer Is Antisemitism’s Great Enabler

A personal reply to the senator’s personal attack.

Nov 29, 2023 / Dave Zirin

An adult with two children pastes paper onto a wall covered in graffiti

The Humanitarian Pause Is a Chance to Pull Back From a Mindless War The Humanitarian Pause Is a Chance to Pull Back From a Mindless War

The extended hostage exchange offers the opportunity to move from war to cease-fire to negotiations.

Nov 28, 2023 / Jeet Heer

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