Israel

John Kerry's Peace Talks Are Almost Dead. A Preemptive Obituary
April 01, 2013

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
Thursday's speech may have singlehandedly repaired a rocky relationship
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
Advice to the president on his visit
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"
A conversation with former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert about the two-state solution
March 19, 2013

A conversation with former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert about the two-state solution.

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?

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
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.

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