How a secure Israel brought out the best—and worst—of political Arab men of letters
Is America about to adopt the Israeli prime minister’s 20-year-old plan for a durable settlement between Israel and the Palestinians?
The PLO’s greatest single contribution to the Iranian Revolution was the formation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, but the Palestinian leader’s involvement with Iran didn’t end there
The prominent leftist spoke clearly and unequivocally, and his courage won him the respect of even his bitterest ideological foes.
“Italy is a Palestinian shore of the Mediterranean,” Arafat wrote.
Iran Week: Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s astonishing and paradoxical account of his 1963 travels in the Holyland, newly translated and reissued as ‘The Israeli Republic’
When the American president visits the Western Wall next week as part of his Abrahamic monotheism heritage tour, he’ll be using the Jewish state as a prop—in a fantasy of Middle East peace, starring himself.
This presidential order—a rare honor—has historically been given to few other foreign dignitaries
How Moshe Dayan’s wife and Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law became bosom buddies, and other unlikely tales of friendship
From the 1972 Munich massacre to Anne-Marie Slaughter’s ‘crazy idea’
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too