Israel

Who Won Israel's Latest War?
November 21, 2012

There is a measure of thanksgiving, or at least relief, in the land of Israel. With the ceasefire, Israelis are grateful that their young men waiting on the border—and almost everyone has a husband, son, brother, friend among those 70,000 reservists—will be spared the horrors of fighting in Gaza. They are grateful that the civilians in southern Israel can now emerge from their shelters.

A Gaza Family's Deja Vu
November 20, 2012

In the Shati refugee camp, there is one question in the back of everyone’s mind: Is it happening again?

The Long Road to a Moderate Hamas
November 18, 2012

Yes, Hamas can change and evolve. In some ways, it already has.

War, and Israel’s Quixotic Search For Normalcy
November 16, 2012

The latest eruption in Gaza has returned Israel to the exceptional reality of old.

In Defense of Israeli Forces’ Social Media Propaganda
November 16, 2012

The Gaza battle has produced the first war on social media. Propaganda today is more immediate but only as effective as what it tries to justify.

Did Israel and the U.S. Just Cooperate on a Dry-Run for an Iran Intervention?
November 02, 2012

Why an attack in Sudan may herald an intervention in Iran.

Stuart Stevens’ Shady Past Clients, Revealed
October 29, 2012

Before running Romney's campaign, Stuart Stevens helped lift two foreign strongmen into power.

Obama’s Two Most Revealing Moments in Last Night’s Debate
October 23, 2012

I turned off the TV feeling that I finally understood Obama, the man.

On Opposite Night, Obama Attacks Romney on Israel
October 23, 2012

The whole campaign, Romney has used Israel as a cudgel against Obama. At the third debate, it was the reverse.

Why Is Dan Senor Considered a Serious Foreign Policy Thinker?
October 23, 2012

Dan Senor is a glorified flack. So why is he in serious discussion for a foreign policy job in a Romney administration?

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