Ra'fat Al-Dajani is a Palestinian-American writer and commentator.
Thirteen years after Israel withdrew its settlers and military from the Gaza Strip, this 140-square-mile narrow patch of land that is one 10th the size of the smallest U.S. state of Rhode Island, is on the verge of a total infrastructural and economic collapse.
I will not get into a point by point rebuttal to Michael Sean Winters' response to my latest NCR column. Instead I would like to make myself very clear on three issues.
Three basic tenets allow Israel to both justify and ignore an occupation unprecedented in modern times in terms of its length and oppression.
Commentary: Trump did not make his Jerusalem announcement out of his desire for Mideast peace, his respecting the views of most Americans, or safeguarding U.S. interests.