What are the implications for the U.S. and Israel?
Plus secret pre-peace talks, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Plus what the Syrian rebels should do next, and more in the news
Hamas, Fatah Are Far Apart, but Hope—and Reason to Hope—Remains
Plus intel is that Iran hasn’t yet decided on bomb, and more in the news
Plus new Iran negotiations on horizon, and more in the news
Plus Britain too urges against Iran attack, and more in the news
Hamas likely uninvolved in ongoing clash; one rocket hits empty school
Democracy best promoted through staff on the ground, not Congress
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Plus Mormon baptisms of dead Jews, and more
Serbian activist Srdja Popovic’s successful blueprint for non-violent protest
Middle East expert Robert Kagan argues in a new book that American foreign policy has spawned a golden age of liberal democracy. He’s wrong.
The Egyptian government is preparing a show trial for 19 American pro-democracy organizers. Is this what life after Hosni Mubarak looks like?
Plus Bibi in the States, Iran talk for real, and more in the news
Plus more settlements prompt more U.S. words, and more
Hamas leader has broader ambitions
Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news
Plus the new Tahrir Square turns 1, and more
Popular group must guard right flank but also stand up to military
Plus Arab League proposes Syrian regime change, and more in the news
Abdullah visits D.C., helps P.A. to bolster own authority
Plus IDF makes plans for Gaza offensive, and more in the news
Plus more Israeli-Palestinian talks, and more in the news
Liberal Gamal Banna, 91, is brother of Brotherhood founder
Plus the Muslim Brotherhood plays ball, and more in the news
Or: tomorrow’s Republican talking point, today
Lebanon’s Maronites, threatened by Sunni power, will be the bellwether of the Mideast’s Christians. Could they face the same fate as the region’s Jews?
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity