Jordan's Queen Rania describes Gaza, our modern-day dystopia
A Palestinian boy stands next to his donkey outside a UN school where he and his family took refuge in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya early on July 16, 2014, after evacuating their house. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
Gaza is a modern-day dystopia, and the international community must act;
The most disturbing dystopian narrative of our time is no work of fiction. It's a real place with real people. It's Gaza. The most tragic place to live on earth.
Source: The Huffington Post
Could Gaza's chaos be the end of Netanyahu?
The Palestinians can extract their costs, both in Gaza and the West Bank, and those costs may be enough to alter the political landscape in Israel.
Source: Al Jazeera
America has a responsibility to offer asylum to Iraqis and Afghans who helped the war effort
Wars don’t end just because we bring our troops home. They don’t end for enemies who may gain ground, and they don’t end for friends who may face risks precisely because they were our friends. We must do everything possible to bring our friends in Iraq and Afghanistan to safety.
Source: The Washington Post
Cartoon depictions of John Kerry's diplomatic missions
I'm probably not going to get a lasting peace out of this trip, but at least I can plan for the next one.
Source: The New York Times
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