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.


What if ‘The Wire’ Were Set in Ramallah?

A hit TV series has found audiences among Israelis and Palestinians alike with its brutal honesty about the ugliness of war and the complexity of human life.


Lebanon’s ‘Democracy of the Gun’

In a crowded Palestinian refugee camp, a remarkable experiment is underway: peace between Hamas and Fatah. And all because they fear the Islamic State.


A Lasting Settlement in the Holy Land Is Still Possible

A lasting settlement in the Holy Land is still possible. But Israel must end the siege on Gaza first.


Palestine Scores Major Victory With Vatican Recognition of Statehood

While many argue that the Vatican’s statement Wednesday has no legal significance, it does have important symbolic weight.


The New Face of Israel’s Hard Right

Ayelet Shaked makes Benjamin Netanyahu look like a liberal. And now she’s the justice minister.


Netanyahu’s New Government Could Be Messy, Short-Lived, and Likely to Anger the U.S.

Just two hours before a looming deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiated for votes from a far-right party. And the United States probably won't be happy with his new political appointees.


The Islamic State and Hamas Compete for Gaza

Last summer, Gaza survived a conflict that left much of its infrastructure destroyed. Now the strip of territory of is facing competition between Hamas and the Islamic State.


U.S. Prioritizes Iran Deal Over Two-State Solution

Wary of alienating Congress while Iran nuclear talks advance, the Obama administration is putting the brakes on a new U.N. Security Council push for an Israel-Palestine resolution.

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