Separation and a Two-State Solution Aren’t the Same
Netanyahu is not the only one who opposes basic Palestinian rights. Almost all Israeli leaders reject the fundamental tenets of sovereignty that would make a Palestinian state genuine and viable.
How Israel Marginalizes Its Arab Citizens
Disaffection prompted the lowest voter turnout in years among Arab Israelis.
What if Israel Threw a Eurovision Party and Nobody Came?
A glitz and glam song competition turns political.
The World This Weekend
FP’s latest on the turmoil in Sudan, Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election, and Julian Assange’s arrest.
Trump Must Not Let Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan See the Light of Day
Releasing a U.S. proposal that is bound to fail would legitimize Israeli annexation, give Saudi Arabia leverage, and strengthen Iran and its allies.
Netanyahu’s Far-Right Partners Were Birthed by U.S. Terrorists
Brooklyn-born militant Meir Kahane's ideas are becoming dangerously acceptable in Israel.
Israel’s Arab Parties Aren’t All the Same
Benjamin Netanyahu wants to portray all Israeli Arab politicians as an existential threat. If his opponents are wise, they’ll distinguish among them and pave the way for a winning coalition.
The End of Oslo Is an Opportunity
The old peace process on Israel-Palestine had long ago run aground. It’s time to rethink.
How the Gulf States Got in Bed With Israel and Forgot About the Palestinian Cause
Benjamin Netanyahu is building ties with anti-Iran Arab leaders from Riyadh to Doha and betting that a peace deal is no longer a necessary prerequisite for normalizing diplomatic ties.
Trump Is Too Pro-Netanyahu for His Own Base
The love affair between the U.S. president and Israeli prime minister might play well at this week’s AIPAC conference, but it doesn’t necessarily reflect Republican voters’ views.
Dennis Ross: Trump’s Golan Giveaway ‘Makes It Harder’ to Achieve Peace
The president gave away much and got nothing in return, longtime U.S. diplomat says.
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.
‘Netanyahu Delegitimized Me’
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni discusses the upcoming Israeli election and why she bowed out.
Jared Kushner and the Art of Humiliation
Trump’s son-in-law has become known as a deal-maker. But with the Palestinians, his approach appears to be take it or leave it.
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.
The New Pro-Israel Law That Could Backfire on Israel
A bid to temper Palestinian security funding cuts before they go into effect this week fell short.
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.