israeli politics

Israel's Influence: Good or Bad for America?

September 20, 2016
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is now fighting to remove the influence of the military and security elite from the political process now that Israel can no longer finance its arms industry through US aid, says political economist Shir Hever

Netanyahu Attacks Boycott As Campaign Enters New Phase

March 22, 2014

Following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech earlier this month where he announced that “we shall boycott the boycotters”, journalist and author Michel Warschawski spoke to The Real News’ Lia Tarachansky about the Israeli government’s approach to the growing boycott movement. The campaign’s growth from civil actions of individuals to major European banks…

Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

January 11, 2014
Ariel Sharon came to power as a cunning politician, running as a ‘security’ candidate during the second intifada, and forming the Kadima party to appear ‘centrist’ when compared to Likud