The plot thickens
Intersectional politics can’t empower women if it demonizes them based on their race
‘Is the Syrian pride in downing an Israeli plane after 30 years similar to the joy of a paraplegic who succeeds in moving his fingers for a few seconds?’
News about an inflammatory documentary breaks just as a charm offensive is underway. What does Doha really want?
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
The art critic is fighting an uphill battle
Executives say they’re reaching 350 million viewers worldwide, and none of them in Hebrew
Agents of Influence counsels the young emir of the wealthy Arab nation who must decide how to use his powerful TV network
Who owns the widespread and influential new Arab media, source of much of our news about the region?
Plus Steve Cohen, Al Jazeera, and Mila Kunis
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
‘Jewish al Jazeera’ set to launch, broadcasting in English to the Middle East
As Qatar’s star rises in the Middle East, Israel looks to temper the emirate’s influence—and that of its television network, Al Jazeera
Plus, Israel is the hot congressional vacation spot, and more in the news
Yussuf al-Qaradawi, the world’s most popular and authoritative Sunni cleric, is a Muslim Brotherhood-aligned Egyptian based in Qatar. A return to his home country would be dangerous for Israel and the West.
The mass uprising in Egypt that seems set to overthrow the Mubarak regime is the latest test of George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda. The U.S. and Israel are hoping it works out better than the previous three.
One of Obama’s top advisers on Afghanistan reviews two new books on Osama Bin Laden and the U.S. approach to al-Qaida that put Israel at the center of the conflict
Plus the Palestine Papers stir trouble, and more in the news
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