| Feb 11, 2009
Israel is becoming a right-wing country. That is the most significant thing you need to know about Tuesday's election returns.
In a sense, this is no surprise. Israel has been moving right for years. It was not until 1977 -- almost 30 years after the...
| Feb 7, 2009
Put merit first
Re “UCLA said yes. Now, the hard part.,” Column One, Feb. 2
As a UCLA student, I am disappointed that our school has chosen diversity over merit. Though Karina De La Cruz's experiences are not to be made light of, they do not...
| Jan 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The presence of Israel's delegation in Haiti and the frequent media reports (by the army's communication center) from the military field hospital have brought the tragedy of last week's earthquake home to Israelis. As patients are treated in what is...
| Dec 14, 2008
Israel is in the throes of a grave crisis of leadership. General elections are scheduled for Feb. 10, and there is no widely respected or overwhelmingly popular leader in sight. Even with the existential threat of a nuclear Iran looming over the country,...
| Jul 15, 2007
YASSER ARAFAT was the first to arrive. He came by presidential helicopter, his black and white kaffiyeh flapping in the cool evening breeze. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and President Clinton arrived the next day. And then there were three, a trio of...
| Jan 11, 2009
American presidents have never had an easy time in the Middle East. For 60 years, they have been trying to make peace, or just prevent recurrent wars, and the record of success is thin while the death toll from the violence is disturbingly high.
| Jul 17, 2009
| 6:05 PM
(WGN-AM) - Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the networks' golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called "the most trusted man in America," died Friday. He was 92.
Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. with his...
| Mar 25, 2010
| 1:48 PM
In their March 17 Times Op-Ed article, "Why glorify the murderers?" Ron Kehrmann, Yossi Mendelevich and Yossi Zur make a number of misleading statements and remove all historical context in their effort to demonize Palestinians as people who hate...