- Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn sparked controversy with comments on Israel's government and ISIS
- Dov Waxman: Statement is symptomatic of British left's Jewish problem
Dov Waxman is a professor of political science, international affairs and Israel studies at Northeastern University and the co-director of its Middle East Center. He is the author of "Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel." The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Just when it seemed things couldn't get any worse for Jeremy Corbyn, in a week in which he lost a no-confidence vote and saw most of his shadow cabinet resign, the beleaguered leader of Britain's Labour Party provoked instant outrage and stirred the simmering debate about anti-Semitism in his party by seeming to equate Israel with ISIS.