The False Promise of Protest
David Shulman’s diaries of resisting the Israeli occupation show the limits of activism in the face of rampant dispossession and despair.
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.
Jeremy Corbyn Has a Soft Spot for Extremists
The British Labour leader misses no opportunity to condemn the West, but he’s full of praise for violent revolutionaries.
Palestinians Have Been Abandoned by Their Leaders
Both Israel and the Palestinian Authority are undermining democracy. Only a new generation can bring real change.
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.
Netanyahu Needs Conflict to Survive
The more Israel’s prime minister escalates tensions, the more his popularity grows.
The Nonviolent Violence of Hamas
The unarmed protests at the Gaza-Israel border are a desperate bid to provoke a crisis.
How Israel Won a War but Paid a High Moral Price
A decade of targeted assassinations has pushed the boundaries of Israel's laws and military ethics — and harmed its image across the globe.
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.
The Squeeze Is On Against Hamas
The Islamist movement's Arab neighbors, together with Israel, are cutting off its few remaining lifelines — and hoping not to spark a war.
In Bid to End Isolation, Hamas Tries Out a Friendlier Face
Will the Palestinian group’s new charter help mend international ties?
Israel’s ‘Unfair’ Trial: Suspected Hamas Agent Isn’t Getting Due Process, Says Amnesty
The Gaza director of a high-profile charity allegedly transferred tens of millions of dollars to Hamas.
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.
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 Islamic State and Hamas Compete for Gaza
Last summer, Gaza survived a conflict that left much of its infrastructure destroyed. Now the strip of territory of is facing competition between Hamas and the Islamic State.
Amnesty International: Hamas Committed War Crimes During Gaza War
Israel has taken fierce international criticism for its conduct during last year's fighting. A new report says Palestinian militants may have violated international law as well.