Can Israel’s Iron Wall Contain Hamas?
Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has tried to keep the Islamist group in check, but the situation in Gaza is as unstable as ever.
Israel’s About-Face on Gaza
Netanyahu may be changing his mind about war. If he does, it will be thanks to an environmental and health disaster that threatens to cross the border.
In Israel, a Coalition of the Barely Willing
Netanyahu outmaneuvers rivals, heads off early election.
Trump Administration Seeks to Withhold Millions in Aid to Palestinians
Kushner hopes cuts will pressure Palestinians to accept a U.S. peace plan.
Kushner’s Peace Plan Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen
The last thing Israelis and Palestinians need now is another failed blueprint. Stabilizing Gaza is more important.
Gazans Are Protesting Their Economy, Not Israel’s Existence
The most important motive for the “Great March of Return” has been anger at Gaza's terrible conditions for daily life.
Drones Don’t Wear Uniforms. They Should.
Israel’s use of consumer drones against protesters heralds a dangerous, lawless age of conflict.
Don’t Blame Hamas for the Gaza Bloodshed
Israel has a right to defend its borders, but shooting unarmed protesters who haven’t breached its frontier is disproportionate and illegal.
The Nonviolent Violence of Hamas
The unarmed protests at the Gaza-Israel border are a desperate bid to provoke a crisis.
For Whom the Cell Trolls
A new book argues that modern wars will be won with phones and laptops rather than tanks.
Bibi Is Burning Down the House
Faced with legal threats, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won’t hesitate to sow doubt, chaos, and confusion in order to remain in power.
Can Anyone End the Palestinian Civil War?
A new agreement aims to mend the rift between Fatah and Hamas — but the wounds may run too deep.
Israeli Minister Plans a Floating Island Off the Coast of Gaza
Why build a seaport in Gaza when you could build a brand new island? Security, that’s why.
Hamas Is Ready for War with Israel
The Gaza Strip may still lie in rubble, but Hamas operatives are convinced that they are ready for another battle.
It’s the Scariest Halloween Costume a Palestinian Might Imagine
American retailers are selling an Israel Defense Forces costume for Halloween.
Fact-Checking Hamas’s Claim That It Captured an Israeli Spy Dolphin
The report is the latest in a series of conspiratorial claims that Israel has used animals as weapons of war.
The Humanitarian’s Dilemma
As the humanitarian crisis deepens for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, we at Doctors Without Borders are trying to heal their wounds without enabling the occupation.
U.N.: Israeli ‘Roof-Knocks’ Did Not Provide Effective Warning to Gaza Civilians
Israeli officials argue the novel warning strikes were aimed at mitigating civilian casualties during last year's Gaza war.
Writing From a War Zone Doesn’t Make You Anne Frank
The 15-year-old diarist was a singular talent. Let’s stop pretending every young woman tweeting her life under fire is doing the same.
No Gaza, No Peace
A lasting settlement in the Holy Land is still possible. But Israel must end the siege on Gaza first.