Oren Agonistes

Israel's former ambassador to Washington has ignited a firestorm of controversy over his criticism of Barack Obama. Has he gone too far...or have his critics?


Wife of Israeli Interior Minister Lands in Hot Water Over Racist Obama Tweet

When your husband serves as Israel’s interior minister and is charged with overseeing the country’s strategic dialogue with its most important ally, the United States, this is what qualifies as an ill-advised tweet.


Trapped Between Assad, Israel, and al Qaeda

Syria’s million-strong Druze minority finds itself in the crosshairs of war — and forced into a no-win choice to secure its survival.


Israel Attacks Foreign Media as Biased in Video Mocking Western Journalists

The video depicts a towheaded correspondent turning a blind eye to violence and abuse in Gaza.


It’s a Happy Israel, After All

Embroiled in endless conflict and surrounded by hostile neighbors, how is Israel the 11th happiest nation in the world?


Likud Lawmaker Allegedly Supplied Meth and Prostitutes to Casino Clients

Oren Hazan is reported to have provided his casino clients in Bulgaria with carnal pleasures.


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The Leader of Israel’s Joint Arab List Sits Down to Talk About Netanyahu’s Lies and the Challenges Ahead of Him

The leader of Israel’s Joint Arab List sits down with Foreign Policy to talk about Netanyahu’s lies, why Arab women need to work, and why Abu Mazen is afraid of going to war.

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