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
July 16, 2014
The ugly realities of murders and missiles.
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
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
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
March 06, 2013
The Middle East's storm clouds have a silver lining.
Clueless in Gaza
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.