Sari Bashi

Long Wait: Palestinian workers wait to cross into Israel at a checkpoint. Easing restrictions on movement could be a big step to peace, and could benefit Israel, too.

Giving Palestinians More Freedom of Movement Is Win-Win — Even for Israel

Forging an agreement to allow greater access to Palestinians between the West Bank and Gaza would be a big first step to peace. It’s a win-win, even for Israel.

Checkpoint Nation: Mitt Romney suggested Palestinian ?culture? has led to their economic woes. But it?s not easy to build an economy in a land of checkpoints and occupation.

Occupation, Not 'Culture,' Holds Back Palestinians

The success of the Israeli economy is something we can all be proud of. But Mitt Romney got it wrong when he suggested ‘culture’ stops Palestinians from thriving.