Israel

An Important Israeli Film's Large Implications
On counter-terrorism at the movies
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
Advice for the new secretary of state about Israeli-Palestinian relations
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.

Is the Emergency Committee for Israel on a Losing Streak?
January 16, 2013

Schumer's support for Hagel seems like another setback for the pro-Israel lobby. Or is it?

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.

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.

Don't Let Chuck Hagel's Hardline Israel Critics Sink His Nomination
December 18, 2012

The former Republican senator deserves a fair shot to become the next Secretary of Defense.

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.

Israel’s Iran and Settlements Switcheroo
November 27, 2012

Pundits in Israel are still struggling to make sense of Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s surprise announcement yesterday that, at age 70, he is retiring from politics. The move, like Barak’s January 2011 decision to leave Labor and start his own political party, caught everyone off guard.

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