The Former Head of the Mossad Evaluates the Risks—and Rewards—of Israel's Gaza Invasion
July 18, 2014

Why Israel launched the ground operation and how long it is likely to last. 

Israel at War With Hamas and Itself
The ugly realities of murders and missiles
July 16, 2014

The ugly realities of murders and missiles.

Kidnapped Israeli Teens Compel Scrutiny of Hamas's International Finances
Going after the “Hamas HQ in Europe”
June 24, 2014

Arrests and raids are aimed not only at uncovering the location of the three boys, but also at uprooting the financial and civilian infrastructure of Hamas.

The World Has Barely Noticed This Huge Political Development in Gaza
Hamas may be turning away from violence
November 28, 2013

Hamas may be turning away from violence. 

Three Signs Hamas Is Losing Its Grip on Gaza
July 31, 2013

A serial loss of regional allies, serious financial difficulties, internal squabbling, and inability to build up its military capabilities have all weakened Hamas, leaving it vulnerable to potential unrest in Gaza.

The End of the Two-State Solution
Why the window is closing on Middle-East peace
March 11, 2013

We're on the cusp of a generational shift that will make the dream of peace not just implausible but impossible.

The (Very) Quiet Peace Talks Between Israel and Hamas
The Middle East's storm clouds have a silver lining
March 06, 2013

The Middle East's storm clouds have a silver lining.

Clueless in Gaza
New evidence that Bush undermined a two-state solution
February 19, 2013

George W. Bush's started a secret war on Hamas. Is Obama continuing it?

Hagel, the Enemy of Liberals' Enemies, Shouldn't be Their Friend
December 30, 2012

Too many liberals admire Chuck Hagel because his detractors include Bush administration types. They shouldn't.

Understanding Mohamed Morsi
December 07, 2012

ON A SULTRY MORNING in late September, I drove for two hours on the traffic-choked roads north of Cairo to Al Adwa, a Nile Delta town of dusty alleyways, mosques, and crumbling red brick houses. This is where Mohamed Morsi, the president of Egypt, was raised. Morsi left nearly four decades ago, but he returns regularly to visit his younger brothers, who still work the family farm, and to celebrate Islamic holidays.