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Mitchell Plitnick
Mitchell Plitnick

Mitchell Plitnick is a political analyst and writer. He is the former vice president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace and former director of the US Office of B'Tselem.

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Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

08 October, 2020

Comment: Despite both candidates attempting to appeal to a broad base of voters, the gulf between their parties was clear for all to see, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Netanyahu's quest for legitimising occupation lures Serbia and Kosovo

11 September, 2020

Comment: Netanyahu and his right-wing government know full well that states will ultimately act in their own interests, even if it means leaving Palestinians by the wayside, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

26 August, 2020

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Pro-Palestine Democrat wins reveal weakening influence of Israel money

12 August, 2020

Comment: A string of defeats for pro-Israel candidates shows that Israeli support is not enough to overcome the progressive wave taking over the Democratic party, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

The race for Biden's foreign policy agenda

22 July, 2020

Comment: Progressives must make a concerted effort at real influence in a potential Biden administration, narrowing the space for the Never Trumpers, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

22 May, 2020

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Israel's unity government protects Netanyahu, paves way for annexation

23 April, 2020

Comment: In exchange for remarkably little from Gantz, Netanyahu has secured his future, and the threat of annexation looms clearer, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Barring members of congress from Israel-Palestine

20 August, 2019

Increasing numbers of Democratic voters are growing uncomfortable with Israel's brazen defiance of international law and cruel violations of Palestinian human rights, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Congress opposes non-violent support for Palestinian rights

29 July, 2019

Comment: Private citizens have few tools for creating the change they envision in Palestine, and the US government has no business trying to discourage boycott, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Poll: Support for one-state solution is growing

14 December, 2018

Comment: A US citizen advocating equal rights for Palestinians is not something that should be controversial, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

A progressive response to Saudi crimes begins with Yemen

29 November, 2018

Comment: Calls for Saudi accountability are not enough. Instead, the list of demands must begin, and not end, with stopping the horrors in Yemen, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Trump's endgame in Palestine

13 September, 2018

Comment: Trump's recent decision to defund the UNRWA is part of a broader attempt to destroy the Palestinian national movement, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Mitchell Plitnick
Mitchell Plitnick

Mitchell Plitnick is a political analyst and writer. He is the former vice president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace and former director of the US Office of B'Tselem.

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