The End of the Two-State Solution
March 11, 2013
We're on the cusp of a generational shift that will make the dream of peace not just implausible but impossible.
Chill Out, John Kerry
February 07, 2013
Advice for the new secretary of state on Israeli-Palestinian relations. For instance: It's not a race.
The Winners and Losers of Israel's Election
January 22, 2013
The biggest loser? The peace process.
Netanyahu's Nightmare: How Israel's Elections Could Surprise Us
January 21, 2013
What could still go wrong for Israel's prime minister.
Benjamin Netanyahu's Not Worried About an Agenda. He's Worried About His Coalition.
January 16, 2013
The real drama of Israeli politics will occur after the votes are tallied.
Netanyahu's New Headache: Avigdor Lieberman Is Dragging Him Down
December 31, 2012
The prime minister will still win the election but could have trouble forming a new coalition.
Losing Hope on Israeli-Palestinian Peace
December 06, 2012
LOST CAUSES are not wrong causes, unless winning is the measure of right. The historical victory of an idea reveals nothing about its merit: power has uses for fictions, and the popularity of lies is an ancient feature of human affairs.
The End of the Forty-Year Peace Between Israel and Arab States
December 04, 2012
Yes, Israel just enjoyed 40 years of peace. No longer.
Don’t Expect Tzipi Livni to Shake Up Israel’s Election
November 28, 2012
The former foreign minister returns to politics by forming a new centrist party.
Three Reasons Why the Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Won't Last
November 21, 2012
Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr has announced a ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas. It's good news that the fighting will stop. But aside from the immediate cessation of hostilities there's little to cheer about. Here are three reasons why in the absence of considerable outside intervention, it's only a matter of time until war breaks out again. A comprehensive peace agreement is not in sight: Peace in the former Palestine rests not only on a permanent ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, but on a comprehensive agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians.