Ghassan Michel Rubeiz

President Obama should not move too fast on Syria. The sudden US shift of policy from professing alleged neutrality (over the last two years and a half) to planning swift, "surgical" military action is unwise.Before the rush to war, the US must w... more

Aug 29, 2013 2:44 PM Op-Eds

The peace process is unlikely to be revived with a presidential visit. Facing hardened attitudes in Israel and Palestine President Obama may have to assume a pastoral role.In the fourth week of March, Obama will visit Israel, the West Bank, and J... more

Feb 15, 2013 10:14 PM Dispatches

Romney and Gingrich seem to be making progress in winning the Jewish vote. They have portrayed Obama as a Palestinian ally. But in turning their backs on the peace process, they are serving neither Israel’s security nor U.S. interests in th... more

Feb 10, 2012 7:59 PM Op-Eds

An attack on Iran would be a reckless attempt at solving a complex problem. more

Nov 14, 2011 2:19 PM Op-Eds

The United States should not be sending $60 billion of sophisticated weaponry to Saudi Arabia’s air force. more

Sep 24, 2010 1:40 PM Dispatches

Now that Olmert has recognized the futility of the settlement policy, now that he has followed in the footsteps of other Israeli leaders before him like Abba Eban, Moshe Dayan and Yitzhak Rabin, it’s time for the rest of us to recognize it,... more

Oct 3, 2008 10:19 PM