| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:21 AM
At first glance, Jerusalem appears to be the quintessential capital city: The sprawling, modern metropolis is home to Israel'sparliament, the Knesset, and courts, ministry buildings, monuments and museums dot the surrounding area. Lining the main...
| Dec 30, 2008
Residents of the Gaza Strip braced Monday for a long-feared Israeli tank incursion as warplanes pounded the tiny bottled-up coastal enclave for a third day.
The West Bank-based Palestinian Authority announced it was suspending peace talks with Israel...
| Feb 11, 2009
It's beginning to look a lot like 1998 in the Middle East. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister from 1996 to 1999, has a shot at taking over again after a very close election Tuesday. In Iran, Mohammad Khatami, the country's president from 1997 to...
| Jan 11, 2008
| 12:51 PM
John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt are at it again, attempting to poison the well of American politics with their misleading depiction of an Israeli stranglehold on presidential candidates and elected officials like us. In their Op-Ed article, the...
| 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 14, 2009
From 1948 on, the Arabs still living in Israel -- those who didn't flee or weren't driven out when the state was established -- were allowed to become citizens. They could vote in free elections, criticize the government and run for public office,...
| Feb 10, 2009
Change is not in the air in Israel. The public mood is as unyielding as Jerusalem stone after a three-week war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip and a national election campaign that focused more on conflict management than on conflict resolution. Voters...
| May 15, 2008
Today's question: Should the goal of the peace process be a lasting peace or management of the stalemate? Does the U.S. have a role? Click here to read previous exchanges of this week's Dust-Up.
Point: George E. Bisharat
The United States has a moral...
| Apr 21, 2009
On May 23, 1960, then- Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion stood at the podium in the Knesset and solemnly said: "A short time ago one of the most notorious Nazi war criminals, Adolf Eichmann, was discovered by the Israeli security services. Adolf...
| Apr 30, 2009
| 9:00 AM
FRIDAY, AUGUST 1ST
THE HUMAN FACTOR
As the Iraq War debate rages on, politicians remind us that America’s initial intervention was based on faulty intelligence. Mistaken or misconstrued information is nothing new for the Central Intelligence...
| Feb 14, 2010
| 9:32 PM
A year and a half ago, M., an Iranian-born Israeli, walked into the Iranian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, and bribed his way into obtaining Iranian ID papers. He then traveled to his native city in Iran where he met with......