Talking Nukes With Iran

The world powers will try to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program in talks set for this weekend. A look at what to expect from the Istanbul confab.

No Promised Land for Refugees

Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds

Who Leaked Israeli Iran Plan?

Some analysts say the White House leaked details of Israel’s alleged attack plan to discourage the Jewish state. Others call the idea ‘absurd.’

West Bank Outpost’s Last Stand

In the wake of the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision that Migron, a settlement north of Jerusalem, must be demolished, residents ponder their next step

Obama’s About-Face on Syria

In August, the president called for Bashar al-Assad to step down. But the U.S. hasn’t sent arms to the opposition. To understand why, look to Russia.

IDF Vets Fight for Better P.R.

Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military

Peter Beinart’s False Prophecy

The Crisis of Zionism, his book arguing that the Israeli occupation alienates young American Jews, is sloppy with facts and emotionally contrived

Under Fire

The latest round of Grad rockets from Gaza paralyzed much of southern Israel for days. It’s hard to imagine what Iranian Shihab missiles might do.

Obama the Bluffer

The president says he’s got Israel’s back regarding Iran. So, why hasn’t the White House readied the American public for a possible military strike?

Iran Around Tel Aviv

A writer born in the capital of Holocaust denial tours the Jewish state as the cold war between Iran and Israel is about to get hot

In the Reactor’s Shadow

If Israel decides to carry out a strike against Iran, the desert town of Dimona could be a likely target for retaliation. Are its residents worried?

The Road From Damascus

Hamas finally comes out against the Assad regime, its longtime patron, striking a major blow against Iran’s bid for Shia regional dominance

Beat the Clock

The White House has put the squeeze on Iran with a serious sanctions regime in the past few months. But for Israel, it may be too little, too late.

Among the Insurgents

Smuggled into Syria, a reporter finds that the Free Syrian Army lacks leadership but is fiercely united against Bashar al-Assad and Iran

Interference

Washington should back the Free Syrian Army in its insurgency against Bashar al-Assad, since toppling his regime would strike a blow against Iran

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