August 23, 2011 4:22pm
The breakdown of government authority in the Sinai and a new sensitivity to Israeli retaliation in a post-Mubarak Egypt pose challenges to Israel’s national security.
August 2, 2011 2:18pm
The protesters in Israel are demanding that today’s thriving free-market Israel use its wealth to restore at least some elements of the long-defunct Israeli welfare state.
July 11, 2011 8:24pm
Between the Arab Spring and Israel’s outreach to Greece, Turkey is clearly rethinking its damaged relationship with Israel. But with Turkey’s prime minister still talking a harsh line, reports of a reconciliation are premature.
June 21, 2011 3:28pm
Will U.N. recognition of Palestine isolate Israel, or could it backfire on the Palestinians and leave them worse off than before?
June 7, 2011 3:23pm
Over the past two months, Israel’s prime minister has traveled to Berlin, London and Paris in an effort to convince key European leaders not to back Palestinian U.N. membership.
May 2, 2011 7:34pm
The skeptics argue that by mending fences with Hamas, the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority has shown that it’s not genuinely committed to peace with Israel. The optimists say a unified Palestinian leadership presents a rare opportunity to make peace with the entire Palestinian people — in Gaza and the West Bank.
April 11, 2011 10:12pm
The Goldstone report and the international fallout it engendered pushed the Israel Defense Forces into a process of self-examination resulting in a new doctrine of “fighting smart” from operational, legal, humanitarian and media points of view.
March 30, 2011 1:09am
With the turmoil rocking the Middle East now threatening the regime in Syria, Israeli faces potentially grave dangers and huge opportunities.
March 14, 2011 10:58pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sitting with Israeli army officers during a visit to the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, said the Israeli army must maintain its presence along the length of the Jordan Valley in any future peace arrangement reached with the Palestinians, March 8, 2011. (Moshe Milner/GPO/Flash90 ) JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel is…
March 1, 2011 2:58am
Although the 10-month moratorium on building in Jewish settlements in the West Bank was lifted last September, settler leaders complain that no construction is being allowed in the large urban areas and warn that a de facto freeze on all Jewish building in the West Bank is looming.