Statehood Threat Looming, Talks Called For

Can they pick up where they left off?

The Palestinian Statehood Bluff

And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.

For Israel, Peace or War?

In a massively tense situation, something will have to give

Daybreak: Iron Dome Debuts

Plus Syria worsens, and more in the news

Trial and Error

Studying the 1961 Adolf Eichmann trial provided a reminder that it’s always crucial to confront Holocaust denialism, whether among Nazis in the immediate postwar years or from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today

Bomb Rocks Jerusalem Bus Stop

Unattributed attack wounds dozens, kills one

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.

Five Jews Murdered in West Bank

Attack prompts Israeli outrage, muted Palestinian response

The View from Israel

Wariness over Egypt and Jordan, and hope for common ground

U.S. Vetoes Palestinian Resolution

In other news, someone should be fired for diplomatic malpractice

Sundown: Obama Supplicates Abbas

Plus remembering Fischer and Uncle Leo, and more

Sex and Violence

Or should that be ‘Love and Guns’?

Daybreak: Egyptians in the Streets

Plus Obama administration, long pro-regime, voices support, and more in the news

Daybreak: U.S. Hand Weak in Lebanon

Plus Medvedev gets warm welcome in Jericho, and more in the news

The New Track to Palestinian Statehood

Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?

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