Articles

Ariel Sharon: The Lonely Warrior

To his detractors, Ariel Sharon will always seem the fanatic. He convinced Menachem Begin that invading Lebanon in 1982 would be worth the costs, and in 2000 he...

Gaza's Coast Endangers Wildlife and People

The Loggerhead sea turtle was still alive, but barely. As it lay on its back on the pavement, occasionally flapping its fins, the fisherman who had caught it...

Departing Settler is King for a Day

Late Monday afternoon, the first day of the disengagement from Gaza, Avi Firouz sat on the staircase of his home in Dugit waiting for an army truck to take him,...

Walling Off The Peace

The idea seemed reasonable enough. Faced with an onslaught of Palestinian suicide bombers, Israel decided to build a barrier between itself and the West Bank. A...

Hamas' Next Move

The photo op of Hamas leaders with a free and smiling Briton--BBC correspondent Alan Johnston, released after 114 days of Gaza captivity--is, among other things,...

Obama, Netanyahu to Meet as Iran Deadline Looms

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet for the first time since a rash of civilian casualties during...

The Gaza Problem

Gaza is mostly sand, but things grow there, just as they do in Israel, the land the enclave's residents remember as their own. Back in 1956, Israeli military...