Things can change quickly in the Middle East, but right now, as I gaze Sarah Palin-like from my suburban Maryland office across the Atlantic and Mediterranean, it looks like John Kerry’s attempt to reignite peace talks between the Israelis and the Pa
Obama's Big Israel Breakthrough
March 21, 2013
Barack Obama came to Jerusalem to win over the Israeli people, and with a single speech he did.
How Obama Can Learn to Speak Israeli
March 20, 2013
If Obama presents a "yes we can" approach to peace, Israelis will tune him out.
"It's Just a Matter of Time"
March 19, 2013
A conversation with former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert about the two-state solution.
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?
Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Israel and the Palestinians
February 15, 2013
The fence along Israel's border with Syria will help to protect Israel. What could go wrong with that?
An Important Israeli Film's Large Implications
February 11, 2013
In "The Gatekeepers," six former heads of Shin Bet, Israel’s FBI, describe the good, the bad, and the ugly of their job.
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.