Avigdor Lieberman Is Back and Ready to Wreak Havoc
November 06, 2013
It was a busy day in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, with John Kerry shuttling between Jerusalem and the West Bank to avert a full-blown crisis in the negotiations.
The Ted Cruz of Israel
November 03, 2013
Danny Danon is Driving Bibi—and Just About Everyone Else—Crazy
This New Columnist for The New York Times Believes a 'Massive Zionist Organization Rules America'
October 24, 2013
Alaa Al-Aswany is Egypt’s preeminent novelist.
"Israel Doesn’t Need America on D-Day"
October 23, 2013
"I supported [Netanyahu and Barak] on the notion that if we come to the fork in the road [on Iran], where we have to choose between very tough alternatives—the ‘bomb’ or the ‘bombing’—I’m with the prime minister, for the bombing,” former Israeli defe
Forty years ago this month, at the end of the Yom Kippur War, Israel found itself in a precarious position, confronting increasing Arab strength and hostilities from countries from afar.
Netanyahu Sure Looks Like He's Getting Ready to Divide Jerusalem
October 16, 2013
The Israeli Prime Minister has stopped mentioning Jerusalem. This could be huge for peace.
The Yom Kippur War Was 40 Years Ago. Everything You Thought You Knew About It Is Wrong.
October 15, 2013
Egyptians marked the fortieth anniversary of their army's putative triumph over Israel by bloodying one another in Tahrir Square. Syrians, too, commemorated the date with internecine violence.
Netanyahu Said Something Shockingly Bad at the UN
October 01, 2013
Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani has revived talks with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany over its nuclear program.
Hamas's Travails in Gaza
September 25, 2013
Historian Juan Cole has an excellent account of what is happening to Hamas in Gaza.
Here's the Deal the U.S. and Iran Should Make Right Now
September 23, 2013
When Hassan Rouhani, the new president of Iran, speaks at the United Nations General Assembly this week, the world will hold its breath.