Don’t Believe the Russian Hype
Moscow’s missile capabilities in the Baltic Sea region are not nearly as dangerous as they seem.
Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid Must Not Repeat Tzipi Livni’s Mistake
The former foreign minister could have saved Israel from a decade of Benjamin Netanyahu’s disastrous rule, but in 2008 she refused to lead a coalition supported by Israeli Arab parties and threw away her chance to lead the country.
Will Israelis Say Bye-Bye to Bibi?
The Israeli leader faces possible corruption charges weeks before a key election.
‘Netanyahu Delegitimized Me’
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni discusses the upcoming Israeli election and why she bowed out.
Why Benjamin Netanyahu Loves the European Far-Right
Recent spats aside, Israel’s right-wing government sees the illiberal nationalist leaders of Poland and Hungary as natural allies. They share a hostility toward human rights, Enlightenment values, and the European Union.
How (and How Not) to Talk About the Israel Lobby
There’s a difference between fair and unfair criticisms of AIPAC—and it’s time everyone, including AIPAC, acknowledges it.
Theodor Herzl Was Willing to Tolerate Europe’s Far-Right. Should Israel’s Leaders Do the Same?
Shunning populist parties won’t make Jews safer. Engaging with them is a matter of realpolitik, and Israel should focus on contemporary threats, not those of the past.
Don’t Blame the Orthodox Church for Nasty Political Games in the Holy Land
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate is not deliberately selling off land to Israeli settlers. It has been the victim of fraud and attacks by Israeli extremists.
The Bibi Slayer?
By advocating clean and courteous politics, a retired general is giving Netanyahu a run for his money.
Theresa May Is Negotiating Like Yasser Arafat
The late Palestinian leader was legendary for forsaking promising opportunities, caving to extremists, and failing to appreciate the challenges of negotiating against a stronger opponent. Britain’s prime minister has perfected his diplomatic style.
Israel’s Occupation of the Golan Heights Is Illegal and Dangerous
A recent article argued the Golan should remain Israeli forever. That would reward aggression and set a dangerous international precedent.
Don’t Fear the Deep State. It’s the Shallow State That Will Destroy Us.
Populists like to blame elites, but from Israel to Britain to the United States their crusade against hardworking civil servants is undermining the foundations of democracy.
You Can Hack This Headline for $200
Cybercriminals claim to be selling the ability to manipulate media outlets’ articles.
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.
Dear Democrats: Don’t Let Trump Kill the Two-State Solution
Here’s how the new Congress should buy time for Israeli-Palestinian peace under the next president.
How the Jewish Left and Palestinian Arabs Can Remake Israeli Politics
A political alliance between Israel’s left wing and Arab parties could topple Benjamin Netanyahu.
Palestinian in Israel
The population the government refers to as "Arab-Israeli" is increasingly embracing the term "Palestinian."
The Golan Heights Should Stay Israeli Forever
At least one of Israel’s occupations will be permanent, whether anyone else likes it or not.
Club Med: Israel, Egypt, and Others Form New Natural Gas Group
The new grouping is meant to jump-start the Eastern Mediterranean’s energy revolution.