Shadow Government

For Middle East Peace, Look to Israel’s Arab Partners

Obama should focus on facilitating the burgeoning relations between Israel and America’s most important Arab friends.

Shadow Government

Palestine’s Broken Leadership

As the Obama administration winds down, one of its great regrets is that it has not achieved a breakthrough in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, much less a peace settlement.


Are American Jews Turning Away from Israel?

Recent polling shows a growing divide.


Israel Is Beginning to Eat Its Own

An unrelenting wave of Palestinian violence has Israeli leaders at each other’s throats — and it’s going to get even uglier.


Do We Have to ‘Hijack Your Planes’ Again?

Unable to control a wave of violence in Israel or maintain security in the West Bank, the rudderless, frustrated Palestinian Authority is out of ideas.


Israeli Lawmaker: There Can’t Be a Palestine Because Arabic Has No ‘P’

An Israeli lawmaker suggested that the etymology of the word Palestine affected land rights issues.


A New U.S. President Won’t Mean a New Bibi

Whether it’s Clinton, Sanders, Cruz, or Trump, when it comes to Israel, it doesn’t matter who wins the U.S. presidential election—working with the Israeli prime minister is going to be an uphill battle.


4,000 Dolls Dressed as Palestinian Stone-Throwers Found at Israeli Airport

Customs officers searching packages at an Israeli airport came across a surprise Tuesday: 4,000 dolls dressed as Palestinian stone-throwers.


Palestine’s Abortion Problem

Abortions remain illegal in Palestine. So when women in the West Bank decide to undergo the procedure, guess where they end up.*


Insanity Plea in Murder of Palestinian Teen May Spark More Violence in the Holy Land

A court found two teenagers guilty Monday of killing a Palestinian last summer. But could a delay in the guilty verdict for their adult relative spark further violence?

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