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The Arab Spring Comes to Israel

Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported

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Pact or Fiction

The recent rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas may be a blessing. It exposes the fatal flaw at the heart of the peace process: the West’s fantasy of Palestinian moderation.

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U.S. and Israel Face Same Palestinian Question

After reconciliation with Hamas, can the P.A. be trusted with millions of dollars?

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How Long Will This Marriage Last?

The myriad problems with and underlying logic for reconciliation

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Diplomats’ Report: Deal Could Prove Useful

Foreign ministry suggests Israel work jiu-jitsu on reconciliation

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Daybreak: Hamas on the Move

Plus, trouble at the Tomb, the Richard Jacobs kerfuffle, and more in the news

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Hamas Mourns OBL, Throwing Deal Into Doubt

This is the new peace partner?

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On Reconciliation, ‘The Devil Is in the Details’

ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine

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Brokers

This week in Israel: Fatah and Hamas come to an agreement, Palestinian police kill an Israeli worshiper in the West Bank, and the royal wedding raises flags in Modi’in

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Fatah Chooses Hamas

Will reconciliation doom or help the statehood cause?

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Sundown: A Unified Palestine?

Plus Oren stands up for Israel, and more in the news

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Hamas Launches Barrage, and Signs Its Name

Out of the blue attack likely meant to provoke, distract

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After Abbas

Faced with upheaval across the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called elections for September. But it’s unclear who might run to succeed him, if the aging leader really does step down.

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Sundown: Who Leaked the Palestine Papers?

Plus another Marty Peretz profile, and more

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Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

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Daybreak: Fatah and Hamas Fail on Accord

Plus Egypt and Israel cooperate to kill terrorist, and more in the news

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Q&A: Maen Rashid Areikat

The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state

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Daybreak: Rotem Bill Delayed, Not Defeated

Plus Kagan passes, Shylock schemes, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Flotilla Backers Reach to Top

Plus Abbas is told to keep talks indirect, and more in the news

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Indispensable

Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally

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The Deceptively Controversial P.M.

Salam Fayyad tries to build a state

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Hamas Blames Killing on Egypt and Jordan?

Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery

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Bibi Reportedly Okayed Dubai Killing

Plus diplomatic rifts, the real German passport, and more

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The Great Dubai Murder Mystery

Did Mossad kill Hamas’s main weapons man?

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Sundown: Final Hour for Florida Killer

Plus Firth plays Stern, Ayalon goes after J Street, and more

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Stewart Mocks Hamas TV

Points to shoddy animation (and horrifying anti-Semitism)

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Daybreak: IDF in Lebanon, Mostly Peacefully

Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Another Intifada

Plus U.S. Nazi hunting, a foiled plot in Yemen, and more in the news

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What Will Happen to the P.A.?

Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority

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Abbas Won’t Seek Reelection, He Says

Palestinian president won’t run in election called for January