March’s deadly massacre exposed the lack of progress since the country’s peace accords—and the many political and security reforms that are needed.
“Our goal can’t be to keep things stable and as they are, our goal had to be to make things significantly BETTER!”
A deadly outbreak in Congo has become a global emergency because of a raging conflict over valuable minerals.
Netanyahu is not the only one who opposes basic Palestinian rights. Almost all Israeli leaders reject the fundamental tenets of sovereignty that would make a Palestinian state genuine and viable.
New pipeline projects throughout the Middle East could boost Russian influence there while also ensuring the country’s role as the prime supplier of energy to Europe.
Netanyahu’s embrace and the left’s hostility have made the fast-growing Haredi Jewish population the right’s most reliable constituency.
Disaffection prompted the lowest voter turnout in years among Arab Israelis.
Financial wars damage and disfigure economies as much as military ones. Countries ravaged by sanctions need reconstruction, too.
A glitz and glam song competition turns political.
FP’s latest on the turmoil in Sudan, Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election, and Julian Assange’s arrest.
On the podcast: The Israeli journalist Anshel Pfeffer looks back at Bibi’s first general election campaign in 1996.
Protesters vow to press on until they gain civilian rule.