April 1, 2012 | 5:20 am
Brotherhood changes course, fields second in command for Egypt’s president
The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s reversal of its earlier pledge not to field a candidate for the presidency... read on
March 30, 2012 | 2:43 pm
For various reasons, most Israelis think that the cost-of-living protests must resume — and resume they will. This summer in Israel threatens to be a repeat of last year’s summer... read on
March 30, 2012 | 5:27 am
Annan with a plan
The Economist believes the UN-Arab League envoy’s plan to end the violence in Syria is far from an ideal solution.
“A welcome bandage rather than a long-term... read on
March 29, 2012 | 6:19 am
Israel’s Secret Staging Ground
Israel’s relationship with Iran’s neighbor Azerbaijan is causing the US some headaches, writes Mark Perry in Foreign Policy.
[F]our senior... read on
March 28, 2012 | 7:24 am
“Tzipi or Bibi”, the slogan that made Tzipi Livni the head of Israel’s largest party, had a certain ring of stylishness. In the days leading up to the 2009 Israeli election, “Tzipi or... read on
March 28, 2012 | 6:15 am
Syria after Assad
Writing in Project Syndicate, Ronald Lauder warns of the pitfalls that could lie ahead once Bashar Assad is removed from power.
To avoid the political chaos and... read on
March 27, 2012 | 1:26 pm
You might have seen the headlines: 95% of Israelis think that US Jewish support is “essential” for Israel. The poll was commissioned by the Ruderman Family Foundation, which is sending... read on
March 27, 2012 | 6:15 am
Peter Beinart’s False Prophecy
The journalist’s new book, The Crisis in Zionism, is misleading and riddled with loose with the facts of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, writes Bret... read on
March 26, 2012 | 2:52 pm
One of the nicest things about having done The Israel Factor for six years is the ability to find ancient data that still has relevancy today.
A couple of days ago, sorting through old... read on
March 26, 2012 | 5:38 am
Will the UN’s West Bank probe be Goldstone all over again?
Israel would be better off cooperating with the UN Human Rights Council and possibly avoiding a similar palaver to the Gaza... read on
March 25, 2012 | 4:49 pm
The Kadima Party will be electing its leader this coming Tuesday, and while tension levels are high and all eyes are on the two candidates – former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and... read on
March 25, 2012 | 6:47 am
Does the Saudi Arms Deal Jeopardize Israel?
Writing for Foreign Policy In Focus, Scott Charney takes issue with the recent American sale of fighter jets to a Saudi Arabia whose future... read on
March 23, 2012 | 7:49 am
Syria: A Strategic Non-Intervention
Writing in the National Interest, Gary C. Gambill makes the case for why the US should not intervene in Syria.
Intervention advocates have yet to... read on