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  • Sunday reads: Does Syria matter to the US?, Israel’s regrets about the Gaza blockade

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 12, 2014 | 4:49 am


    According to Michael Weiss, the US and the anti-ISIS coalition don’t intend to do anything to help Syria –

    But now that the air forces of Sunni-led Arab nations are flying alongside US F-16 and F-22s, the actual US policy has come into the clear; it’s suddenly permissible...

  • Sunday Reads: Leonard Cohen’s 80th, The settlements’ party, Iran still dangerous

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 21, 2014 | 6:19 am


    Eric Edelman, Ray Takeyh and Denis Ross remind us that Iran is still America’s biggest challenge in the Middle East –

    The United States and Iran stand at opposite ends of the spectrum of Middle East politics. The Islamic republic’s ideological compulsions and sheer...

  • The Cost of Boycott

    By Bonnie Lipton

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    For some time, Dr. Eitan Galun, the head of Hadassah Medical Organization's Goldyne Savad Gene Therapy Institute, has been engaged in research to cure a genetic disease prevalent in the Palestinian community. He recently requested genetic material from a Norwegian scientist and was...

  • A Drink from the Same Cup

    By  Orit Arfa

    July 16, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    If the pursuit of peace in the Middle East will not unite the parties concerned, then one life-sustaining element may. Israeli, Arab and American researchers and engineers have come together to find ways to produce more potable water for agricultural...