US reps request federal assessment of Israel’s compliance with int’l law

NEW YORK – Several Democratic US Representatives sent letters to President Joe Biden and the Government Accountability Office on Wednesday requesting an assessment of the State Department’s compliance with Leahy Laws and Conventional Arms Transfer policies regarding security assistance to the Israeli government.  Rep. Rashida Tlaib along with Reps. Cori Bush, André Carson, Hank […]

Behind Biden’s shift on Israel-Hamas war – Gaza deaths, int’l pressure

Behind Biden's shift on Israel-Hamas war - Gaza deaths, int'l pressure

US President Joe Biden and his team have markedly shifted their tone on the Israel-Hamas war in recent days, moving from unfettered support of Israel to emphasizing the need to protect Palestinian civilians in Gaza ahead of a looming Israeli ground invasion. Biden has not changed his fundamental belief that Israel has the right […]

At UN, Israeli officials and hostage families demand int’l action

At UN, Israeli officials and hostage families demand int'l action

A photo of 3-year-old Israeli twins, Emma and Yuli Cunio, lay on a brick walkway across from the United Nations, alongside a red rose and two pairs of children’s shoes. The image was arrayed among dozens of flyers with photos of other captives held hostage by Hamas in Gaza, each sheet headlined with the word […]