One of America’s most prominent anti-Israel activists claimed that recognizing the Jewish holiday would ‘increase global anti-Jewish sentiment’
George Deek is an Arab in a Jewish state and Christian in a predominantly Muslim Arab world—and he recognizes that his multilayered identity is an asset
Was there no other way to illustrate tension between the U.S. and Israel?
John Kerry’s failed peace negotiations set off the spiral of violence between Israel and the Palestinians
A visit with Than Than Nu, whose father U Nu welcomed Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, and Moshe Sharett to Rangoon
The ‘ancient’ griffin—given by the U.S. to Iranian President Rouhani—probably doesn’t date back to earlier than 1999
Why do island nations like Palau and Nauru vote with Israel at the U.N.? Israeli aid has something to do with it.
Does Yale historian Timothy Snyder absolve Eastern Europe of special complicity in the Holocaust?
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.
By refusing to directly confront Iran’s provocations, the United States has become the Islamic Republic’s key ally in its march toward a nuclear bomb
Leon Panetta says Israel is increasingly isolated. But the big problem is that Washington is running away from its influence in the Middle East.
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
President Obama’s Middle East diplomacy seems to eschew symbolic triumphs in favor of a pragmatic vision that keeps all sides guessing. Israel could have a lot to gain by signing on.
The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.
The Wikileaks diplomatic cables reveal further evidence of a Turkish prime minister using every tactic at his disposal to bolster his authoritarianism
The leaked State Department cables reveal the diplomatic seduction that defines relationships in the Middle East
Obama’s Middle East policy may soon shift away from moderates in favor of extremists
Amman’s ambassador to Washington talks about the possibilities for Middle East peace
Why do Arab governments—and the U.S.—insist the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at the heart of all the Mideast’s problems?
Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?
Is the Obama administration putting the U.S.-Saudi relationship on ice?