I'm writing a series for online magazine New Matilda on these matters. My first piece is here. My second article is published today. I discuss America's commitment to Middle East "democracy". What exactly does this mean for Israel/Palestine?
"Sharon told his right-wing supporters some time after announcing his Gaza plans: 'My plan is difficult for the Palestinians, a fatal blow. There's no Palestinian state in a unilateral move.' His true ambitions lie in surrendering Gaza and annexing large parts of the West Bank. This is already occurring and yet still America backs the plan."