Articles

Why The Palestinian Prisoner Release Mattered

The decision Sunday by the Israeli government to release 104 Palestinian prisoners seems like a straightforward victory for the President of the Palestinian...

Palestinians: Israel Must Agree on Borders

(RAMALLAH, West Bank) — A stormy, high-level meeting of senior Palestinian leaders called to discuss U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's latest peace proposal...

Kerry Plunges Back into Mideast Peace Diplomacy

(AMMAN, Jordan) — Plunging back into the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held a four-hour meeting and fish dinner...

Obama in Israel: Running to Stay Put

President Barack Obama heads to Israel late Tuesday for the first foreign trip of his second term, a visit more about maintaining the status quo in a region...

The Path To War

One year ago, Barack Obama convened his National Security Council in the Situation Room in the basement of the West Wing to talk about war with Iran. Israeli...

Man in the Middle

When he wasn't on his talk show asking guests what they felt best symbolized Israel, Yair Lapid could be found in the marquee position in the nation's...

World

King Bibi's Tarnished Crown 1 | ISRAEL The campaign season for Israel's national elections was a sleepy affair, devoid of a galvanizing central issue and...

The Anti-Hagel Campaign Begins.

The 2012 election was not a wonderful experience for neoconservatives--and it was a disaster for their beloved hero, Bibi Netanyahu, a foreign leader who tried...

Obama’s Long Game on Middle East Peace

With their powers of persuasion fading in Congress second term US presidents often look abroad to cement their legacies Brokering peace in the Middle East is the...