The Cold War’s Arab Spring: How the Soviets Created Today’s Middle East

Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts

Daybreak: Hamas to Join PLO

Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news

Is The P.A. Statehood Drive Good For the P.A?

Not really. Let us count the ways.

Falling Out

Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.

Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

Heads Up

J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment

Sundown: Pollard Gets New Advocate

Plus the first step on Iran is acceptance, and more

Making History

Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive

Why Rabin Shook Arafat’s Hand

New book reveals PM’s motives

Daybreak: President-For-Now Abbas

Plus a new peace push, if Netanyahu will have it, and more in the news

Fatah Elects a Jew

Uri Davis calls himself ‘a Palestinian, Hebrew, of Jewish origin, anti-Zionist’

Who Killed Arafat?

It’s Israel’s fault, says Fatah

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.