Foreign Policy In Focus contributor Josh Ruebner is the national advocacy director of the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, a coalition of 375 organizations working to change U.S. policy to Israel/Palestine to support human rights, international law, and equality. He is a former analyst of Middle East affairs at Congressional Research Service.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012
2013 Budget: “Difficult Cuts” for Americans, Gravy for Israel
Speaking before students at Northern Virginia Community College on February 13, President Obama unveiled his 2013 budget request, in which he proposed “some difficult cuts that, frankly, I wouldn’t normally make if they weren’t absolutely necessary. But they are.” These budget cuts are unavoidable, the President argued, because “the truth is we’re going to have to make some tough choices in order to put this country back on a more sustainable fiscal path.” In a sad commentary on the misplaced priorities of the Obama Administration, howev
Friday, August 12, 2011
Robbing Peter to Pay Israel
Nearly 20 percent of the constituents of Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr.