An Unlikely Winner in Israel’s Election
For the first time, the country’s Arab minority could wield some leverage in the political process.
An Alliance Annulled
Netanyahu has antagonized Israel’s most loyal Arab allies and opened a new front in the country’s culture wars.
Moscow Holds the Key to Peace Between Jerusalem and Damascus
Russia is more important than the United States in averting war between Israel and Syria.
Mea Culpa: I Said Trump and Bibi Would Blow Up
But eight months in, the U.S. president is still playing nice with Israel — thanks to a moribund peace process.
One-State Solution, or Two? Trump’s ‘Happy With the One That Both Parties Like’
Trump suggests the United States might not support a two-state solution, which it has explicitly done for the past 15 years.
Israel Plays its Trump Card
Right-wingers in Jerusalem are ecstatic; Palestinian leaders are apoplectic. Welcome to a new era of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The Last Act of Obama’s Israel Drama May Be His Best
Despite their momentary ascendancy, Bibi, Trump, and Putin are yesterday’s men.