Yisrael Beiteinu

The Winners and Losers of Israel's Election
January 22, 2013

The biggest loser? The peace process.

Netanyahu's Nightmare: How Israel's Elections Could Surprise Us
January 21, 2013

What could still go wrong for Israel's prime minister.

Netanyahu's New Headache: Avigdor Lieberman Is Dragging Him Down
December 31, 2012

The prime minister will still win the election but could have trouble forming a new coalition.

What's Obama Up To In Israel?
March 16, 2010

Jeff Goldberg has the analytic scoop: I've been on the phone with many of the usual suspects (White House and otherwise), and I think it's fair to say that Obama is not trying to destroy America's relations with Israel; he's trying to organize Tzipi Livni's campaign for prime minister, or at least for her inclusion in a broad-based centrist government.  I'm not actually suggesting that the White House is directly meddling in internal Israeli politics, but it's clear to everyone -- at the White House, at the State Department, at Goldblog -- that no progress will be made on any front if