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  • In raging Middle East, Israel wins time with Palestinian peace talks

    July 31, 2013 | 2:57 pm

    Pressured by Washington, worried about its international standing and perturbed by Middle East turmoil, Israel had many reasons to return to peace talks with the Palestinians this week after a three year hiatus.

    On the surface, Israelis saw little reason to jump back into...

  • Is Obama bringing a peace plan?

    March 11, 2013 | 9:46 am

    Over and over, American officials insist that President Obama has no new Israeli-Palestinian peace plan hidden in his pocket, ready to be whipped out during next week’s meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. But...

  • Deterrence is the idea behind Israel’s strikes in Gaza, but how far will conflict with Hamas go?

    November 15, 2012 | 9:10 am

    Wage war to make peace.

    That’s the idea behind Israel’s strikes this week against Hamas targets in Gaza, including Wednesday’s attack that killed Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari.

    What’s not clear is how far Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense will go, what price Israeli...