Obama’s long game is a complete restructuring of the balance of power in the region—but with what results?
At a lonely army outpost in 1994, Israel was shown the difference between radicals and fanatics—and between soldiers and storytellers. But the West didn’t learn.
Martyrs, said Khaled Meshal, ‘are the most exalted and the noblest of people’
‘I believe the state of Israel may not survive. That its days are numbered. I can hardly bear to say it.’
The lyrics to the Israeli hit ‘Mi Shema’amin,’ or ‘He who believes,’ have been reworked in a hot new track from the militants, called ‘Uproot the Zionists’
How—and why—consummate outsiders like Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn are taking center stage this political season
The anti-idealism of the blinkered idealists
How an 18-year-old Palestinian prodigy came to train his lens on last summer’s Israel-Hamas hostilities, which ended one year ago today
On-the-ground dispatch details how Gaza’s military forces deliberately endangered their own civilians by using them as ‘living shields’
But what shall we name it?
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
One remains unnamed; the family of the other has called upon the government to ‘bring him home in peace’
Tongue-in-cheek propaganda cartoon features an ignorant blond reporter with an apparently American accent
The Russian politician’s surprise decision to pull out of coalition talks is only the latest echo of his undying ambition
A visit to Gaza City, for the latest from Hamas, Fatah, Benjamin Netanyahu—and Marine Le Pen
Terror group’s #AskHamas hashtag yields predictably hilarious results
The apostle of Third-Worldist violence as a cleansing flame is alive and well, and raging across the region
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
American-born yeshiva head Rabbi Mosheh Twersky among the victims
Gazans suffer, while their leaders continue to pile up the loot
Palestinian man drove car into train platform; attacked crowd with iron bar
Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel
The New York Times substitutes a bogus headline for actual reporting
‘We’ve been reminded many times that our world still needs repair’
Hamas identified the men as members of the militant group’s armed wing
Jordanian bank found liable for knowingly transferring terrorism funds
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire