False Accounting

Hillary Clinton told Arab leaders to clean house last week, encouraging an age of accountability. But until the Arab world has democratic institutions and an engaged populace, her words may be meaningless.

Nine Lives

Grinning through each reversal, the ever-bumbling, deeply unpopular Ehud Barak maneuvers to remain a political force in Israel and its leading voice to the West

How Stuxnet Came To Be

Worm, tested on Israeli centrifuges, is responsible for Iranian havoc

Sundown: Jared Loughner—Not a Jew

Plus Israel picks a side on Sudan, and more

Iranian Nukes: Probably Delayed

Cutting through the last week’s thicket of rhetoric

Daybreak: Giffords Remains Critical, On Track

Plus R.I.P. Debbie Friedman, Clinton on Iran, and more in the news

Sundown: Hillary’s Turn

Plus hot Jewish Ivy League frat-boys, and more

Holbrooke, a Top U.S. Diplomat, Dies at 69

A one-of-a-kind character, yet consummately of his times

Does Bibi Have the Upper Hand?

What happens after the step backward from direct peace talks

Daybreak: Back to the Proximity Talks

Plus Madoff suicide, Iran concerns, and more in the news

Sundown: Clinton and Livni Talk

Plus Assange accuser in the West Bank, and more

The Threat Behind the Freeze Deal

Why the carrots are really sticks

Daybreak: What Did They Do For Seven Hours?

Plus Hezbollah resists U.N. tribunal, and more in the news

Clinton Speaks Warmly of Palestinian Statehood

But not in the go-through-the-U.N. way

Daybreak: Building and Talking?

Plus a murky West Bank killing, and more in the news

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