The Bottom Line

Are attitudes towards Palestine shifting in the US?

President Joe Biden faces calls from within his party to do more to end the current Palestinian-Israeli crisis.

While unquestioning support for Israel is still the name of the game in Washington, DC, a growing number of Democrats are demanding political rights for Palestinians.

University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole is the founder of Informed Comment, a blog on US foreign policy in the Middle East. He tells host Steve Clemons that people are making the connection between Black Lives Matter and Palestine.

And while the “Arab street” has become divided and muted by Arab dictatorships, solidarity with Palestinians has shifted online globally.

Watch this wide-ranging conversation on the shifting dynamics of the Palestinian narrative.