November 21, 2012 | 10:02 am
I moderated a conversation last night between two book authors whose books were published fairly recently by the Publishing House for which I work as head of non-fiction. The host was... read on
November 21, 2012 | 1:59 am
Shock the Casbah
Adam Garfinkle of the American Interest takes an analytical look at the geopolitical history of the Gaza Strip.
Everyone who really understands the... read on
November 20, 2012 | 7:24 am
There's a chance that a cease-fire will soon be agreed upon by Israel and Hamas. But before you do like everyone else and jump to conclusions as to who's winning and who's losing in... read on
November 20, 2012 | 2:33 am
Is an Israeli-Syrian War Next?
One cannot ignore increasing signs of friction on Israel's border with Syria, writes Benedetta Berti for the Institute of National Security... read on
November 19, 2012 | 7:35 pm
There’s something somewhat misleading about our new poll-trend graph. The numbers are all in place, the lines are drawn, the math is meticulously done – that’s the only way Prof. Camil... read on
November 19, 2012 | 8:21 am
Our updated Israel Poll Trends tracker, aggregated and configured by Prof. Camil Fuchs, puts a possible Likud-right-religious political bloc (and possible coalition) at 69 mandates,... read on
November 19, 2012 | 2:04 am
The Israeli Assault on Gaza: How Surgical Are the Strikes?
Karl Vick of Time Magazine takes a look at Israel's efforts to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza.
In... read on
November 18, 2012 | 10:52 am
A. Worried father in Santa Monica
Here’s a link to my IHT-NYT article from Friday:
My five-year-old daughter Yael just called from Tel Aviv to say that she’s doing fine. She’s a... read on
November 18, 2012 | 2:25 am
Neri Zilber of Foreign Policy takes a look at how Israelis try to maintain normal life under rocket fire.
In a sports kiosk in the southern Israeli... read on
November 16, 2012 | 9:27 am
1. On the one hand: been there, done that. This round of violence is not much different than previous ones.
2. On the other hand: nothing stands still in the Middle East. During the... read on
November 16, 2012 | 2:43 am
Hamas Shows Its True Colors With Rocket Attacks on Israel
In its editorial, Bloomberg News lays the blame for the latest flare-up in violence between Israel and Gaza... read on
November 15, 2012 | 4:48 am
Nine months ago, I posted a short article entitled “Four short questions about Gaza”. It begins thus:
Is there a better option for Israel than the one it is using now - namely, to... read on