Blasting Israeli Settlement Construction Will Get Biden Nowhere
Settlement growth in the West Bank is a product of population pressure, not policy.
An Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Is the Best Path to Peace
The plan would satisfy concerns across the political spectrum by tackling the thorniest issues in new ways.
The BDS Movement Has Already Lost
Where it counts—in the halls of government and boardrooms—the effort to boycott Israel doesn’t even register.
Palestinians Feel Economic Pain From the War in Ukraine
A food crisis looms as the price of wheat and other staples surges.
Abbas Is Destroying Democracy to Ensure His Successor Supports Israel
The status quo of military occupation is working well for those at the top of the PLO.
How the Occupation Fuels Tel Aviv’s Booming AI Sector
Israel hones invasive surveillance technology on Palestinians before it is exported abroad.
The Two-State Solution Is Dead—and Liberal Zionists Can’t Save It
The book “Haifa Republic” is a noble effort to salvage a worldview that no longer has anything to offer.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2022
Battle deaths may be down, but regional wars continue to rage as great-power confrontations loom, from Ukraine to Taiwan, amid declining U.S. influence.
Why Israel Hates Gaza
Israel’s leaders have always shown contempt for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip because their past—and ongoing presence—pose a direct challenge to Israel’s founding myth.
The Long Game Podcast: How A Palestinian Female Footballer Started a Movement
Honey Thalijeh grew up under Israeli military occupation but found a way forward through football.
After a Dramatic Year, What’s Next for Israelis and Palestinians?
War in Gaza, intercommunal violence, and a new government have not led to any breakthroughs when it comes to peace.
How to End Israel’s Digital Occupation
Silicon Valley executives should recognize Palestinian statehood in line with U.N. norms.
Israel Is Enlisting King David to Sell the Abraham Accords
The government wants to boost Arab tourism, and it’s sending visitors to an archeological park in East Jerusalem with a particular twist.
Why Jordan Will Not Reannex the West Bank
An FP essay provoked a strong response because it brought international attention to a controversial issue that has historically only been debated internally.
Israeli Settlers Escalate Violence in West Bank
“They will certainly come again,” 21-year-old Asil Eid said. They did.
Palestinian Schools Have a Problem—and Are Running Out of Time
The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees has failed to fulfill demands for reform—and may soon face the consequences.
Why a Political Comeback for Israel’s Netanyahu Just Became a Lot Less Likely
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett passes a budget bill and signals stable leadership.
The Long Arm of Israeli Repression
Israel’s decision to designate human rights groups as terrorist organizations puts it in league with Russia and China.
Why the Abraham Accords Won’t Bring Israeli-Palestinian Peace
Regional cooperation didn’t lead to peace at the 1991 Madrid Conference—and it won’t today.