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Helena Cobban blogs at JustWorldNews.org. Her 1985 book The Making of Modern Lebanon was named to Choice magazine's list of Outstanding Academic Books. She is president of the nonprofit Just World Educational.
A recent Foreign Affairs article gets history wrong and obscures a robust Palestinian discourse.
The explosion was only the latest tragedy in the city’s long decline.
The decline of Israel’s progressive movement.
Hamas and the end of the two-state solution.
Hizbullah's victory, Israel's choice.
Finding the road to Palestine.
In search of a Muslim democracy.
Can an international court deliver justice?
Syria has been opening up. A war will shut it down.
As Arafat declines and Israel's grip tightens, the Middle East sinks into hopelessness.
Deabtes on how to heal from the Rwandan genocide.
The Rwandan genocide and the limits of law.
Rosen neglects a key factor in U.S. planning: domestic politics.
Underestimating Iran’s role is a mistake.
The desire for some sort of separation is deep on both sides.