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Joint List candidates join hands in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth on Sept. 17, as exit poll results are announced.

An Unlikely Winner in Israel’s Election

For the first time, the country’s Arab minority could wield some leverage in the political process.

Members of the Israeli Druze community and their supporters protest against the Israeli nation-state law in Tel Aviv on Aug. 4. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

An Alliance Annulled

Netanyahu has antagonized Israel’s most loyal Arab allies and opened a new front in the country’s culture wars.

An Israeli soldier stands next to a sign on Mount Bental, near the the Syrian border of the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, on May 10. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

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.

US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the podium at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

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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.

Israeli Merkava tanks drive near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from the Gaza Strip. Israel completed the withdrawal of all troops from Gaza as a 72-hour humanitarian truce went into effect following intense global pressure to end the bloody conflict. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX        (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

US President Barack Obama (R) talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a bilateral meeting in New York on September 21, 2016.  / AFP / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

The Last Act of Obama’s Israel Drama May Be His Best

Despite their momentary ascendancy, Bibi, Trump, and Putin are yesterday’s men.

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