The two-state solution has been dead for decades. A one-state solution frightens Israelis and Palestinians alike. Is three the magic number for peace?
Israel’s coalition government contemplates redrawing the country’s borders, with America’s blessing. Senior ex-diplomat Dore Gold gives the inside scoop on how and why the status quo may not last long.
It was never a solution, it was a wish. Time to stop pretending it’s even that.
The new peace plan says it has to change
Trump’s is the latest play in a decadeslong game of trying to counter previous ‘peace process’ moves by each new American administration
The Trump administration wants to finally secure an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, but the two sides are still blaming each other for the last time the talks collapsed
Israelis are caught in a trap: A majority believes the occupation can’t continue, but the same majority is convinced it can’t end. Has Israeli philosopher Micah Goodman finally found a way out?
Want to decipher the presidential adviser’s thinking on Israel and Palestine? Better call in Jay-Z, Biggie, and Nas.
In both Madison Square Garden and the Promised Land, there’s something instructive about watching men battle despair
Returns to U.S. a day early after Abbas threatens to derail negotiations
It’s part of John Kerry’s latest effort to revive peace negotiations
The two leaders had a brief, tense meeting today in Washington, DC
Jerusalem is a holy city for three major religions, so why should any earthly power claim sovereignty there?
Netanyahu’s ex-national security adviser says Abbas has a choice between Israeli troops on the Jordan River—or no state at all
With Kerry arriving, Ariel Sharon’s last major political act looms large
Weighing the cost of peace against the spoils of peace
The International Crisis Group makes some surprising recommendations
The theater of the peace process was key to U.S. hegemony in the Middle East—and without the process, there will be no peace
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