For Palestinians, America Was Never an Honest Broker
The Trump administration’s policies don’t represent a radical shift. The White House has simply abandoned the facade of neutrality and rubber-stamped the Israeli government’s agenda.
The Oslo Accords Are Dead, but There Is Still a Path to Peace
On the 25th anniversary of the landmark Israeli-Palestinian deal, activists and diplomats should focus on recreating the conditions that made it possible.
Israel’s Secret War Against Iran Is Widening
Israel has fully joined the battle in Syria—but it's not clear it can achieve any of its goals there.
Inside Israel’s Secret Program to Back Syrian Rebels
Fighters were armed and paid to keep Iranian-linked forces away from Israel’s border.
The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
Trump Wants to Help Israel by Cutting Aid to Palestinians. Why are Some Israelis Worried?
Cuts could deepen economic crisis in the West Bank and Gaza and lead to violence.
Why Did an Israeli Intelligence Firm Spy on a Former Obama Official?
On our podcast: Colin Kahl was targeted by Black Cube, the same company Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein hired to discredit his accusers.
‘One Cannot Simply Wish Away 5 Million People’
The U.N. agency chief for Palestinian refugees warns funding cuts risk undermining Middle East stability.
UNRWA Has Changed the Definition of Refugee
The U.N.'s agency for Palestinians should stop playing word games and do its job.
An Alliance Annulled
Netanyahu has antagonized Israel’s most loyal Arab allies and opened a new front in the country’s culture wars.
Trump and Allies Seek End to Refugee Status for Millions of Palestinians
In internal emails, Jared Kushner advocated a “sincere effort to disrupt” the U.N.’s relief agency for Palestinians.
‘It Could Have Led to a Nuclear War in the Middle East’
On the podcast: When Israeli extremists plotted to blow up the Dome of the Rock.
The Summer of Israel’s Contentment
Politicians are exploiting a period of relative calm to gamble with the country’s future.
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.
Iran Hawks Should Be Careful What They Wish For
Pushing for regime change in Tehran could put Qassem Suleimani in power.
Israel’s Knesset Is Debating Democracy Itself
A new law before the Israeli parliament would demote Arabic as an official language — and undermine equality.
The Occupation as Entertainment
The second season of the acclaimed TV thriller “Fauda” obscures the dark realities of Israeli rule in the West Bank.
The Holocaust Existentialist
Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, dead at 92, showed the world the Holocaust through eyewitnesses.
An Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Can Work
The two-state solution is dead. Most one-state solutions are unacceptable to the other side. There is, however, a viable peace plan that appeals to both.
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.