Oman Just Bought Israeli Insurance
Why is Sultan Qaboos cozying up to Benjamin Netanyahu? The answer is in Washington.
In Cyberwar, There Are Some (Unspoken) Rules
A recent article argues that the lack of legal norms invites cyberconflict. But governments know the price of overreach and are refraining from unleashing their full capabilities.
Trump First, Jews Later
Israeli government officials are helping to normalize the violent anti-Semitism of the Christian right.
Netanyahu Envoy Throws Midterm Lifeline to Republicans
The Israeli prime minister is riling Democrats by bedding down with Trump.
Tel Aviv’s One-State Reality
Palestinians running in municipal elections offer a glimpse of a shared future.
Merging the U.S. Consulate and Embassy in Jerusalem Is a Mistake
Trump is pushing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict toward a one-state solution.
Did Camp David Doom the Palestinians?
A new diplomatic history argues that the United States, Egypt, and Israel prevented a Palestinian state from emerging. But leaders such as Yasser Arafat bear much of the blame.
Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan Would Turn Jordan Upside Down
If the Trump administration seeks to strip Palestinian refugees of their status, it will destabilize one of America’s closest allies in the region.
The Taming of the Palestinian Authority
Israeli influence over Palestinian finances has driven a wedge between PA leaders and their supporters.
The Future of War Will Be ‘Liked’
In the social media age, what you share is deciding what happens on the battlefield.
If Trump Wants the Ultimate Deal, He Must Not Repeat These Mistakes
Israeli-Palestinian peace is elusive because both sides—and the United States—have made a series of damaging but preventable errors.
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.