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  • At security confab, Israeli coalition members split on West Bank policy

    June 11, 2015 | 10:57 am

    When Israel’s coalition government formed last month, its constituent parties all but ruled out establishing a Palestinian state in the near future. But that doesn’t mean they agree on what to do instead.

    Speaking at the Herzliya Conference, Israel’s premier diplomatic and...

  • In Netanyahu’s fourth term, what’s next for Israeli settlements?

    April 6, 2015 | 8:41 am

    A day before his surprise election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood against the backdrop of a construction site in Har Homa, a towering settlement in the West Bank, and pledged to go on building.

    The next week, however, his office ordered local...

  • 5 quick notes on retribution

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 2, 2012 | 8:13 am


    Israel decided to punish the Palestinians for the UN vote by building in E1, or at least declaring to be preparing to be building in E1, or to be doing "preliminary zoning and planning preparations" for building in E1 at an undeclared future date. I'd urge all observers not to...

  • December 2, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 2, 2012 | 1:07 am


    Legal Implication of the UN Resolution on Palestine

    The vote to recognize Palestine as a non-member state of the UN will only make it harder to reach a two-state solution, writes Alan Dershowitz for Newsmax.

    If all the territory captured by Israel in its defensive...

  • November 29, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 29, 2012 | 3:02 am


    ‘We’re Learning How to Be Free’

    Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi talks to Richard Stengel, Bobby Ghosh and Karl Vick of Time about changes in the Mideast, the Israel-Gaza ceasefire and his time in the United States. 

    President Obama has been very helpful, very...