Benjamin Netanyahu

As Netanyahu Comes to Town, Here’s What Obama Has To Say About Him
March 02, 2014

Obama gave a long interview about Israel and Iran. But you have to speak the right language to understand what he really said.

How Ukraine Will Shape the Future of the Middle East
March 02, 2014

The U.S. is are not without leverage in Ukraine, and the world is watching. 

In Which the Israeli Prime Minister Gives the German Chancellor a Hitler Mustache
Awkward! But not for the reason you think.
February 25, 2014

Yes, this picture exists. Now let's talk about what it means (and doesn't mean).

With All the Boycott Israel Talk, What Is BDS?
Scarlett Johnasson, John Kerry scare up controversy over Palestinian movement
February 02, 2014

Depending on how you feel about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, how should you feel about the BDS movement?

Ariel Sharon, 1928-2014
He ultimately confronted the right wing. Will Netanyahu do the same?
January 11, 2014

Peace in Israel will depend on whether Netanyahu is prepared to follow in Sharon’s footsteps.

On the Use and Abuse of Munich
Please, American blowhards: No more analogies to 1938
December 03, 2013

The 1938 conference between Chamberlain and Hitler is misunderstood. And the blowhards who constantly evoke its memory are dangerous.

Israel's Freakout, Explained
New worries about whether Obama's presidency has made them less safe
November 25, 2013

Israelis worry, again, whether Obama's presidency has made them less safe

Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal Could Be a Major Triumph
November 24, 2013

Right-wingers here and abroad hate it. But they also hated it when Reagan struck deals with Gorbachev—and the parallels are pretty clear

Netanyahu’s Insulting Appeal to American Jews
November 12, 2013

You should feel sympathy for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He is not crazy to perceive an Iran with an advancing nuclear weapons program as a potential existential threat to his country.

Netanyahu Abhors the Iran Deal—And There's Little He Can Do About It
November 11, 2013

On Friday morning, as Iran appeared to be on the verge of a preliminary deal over its nuclear program with the P5+1, John Kerry flew to Israel to brief Benjamin Netanyahu on the details of the talks.