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
A translator for Itzak Rabin recalls her role in selling the message of Oslo and laments the damage done by the historic accord
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.
Playwright J.T. Rogers talks about the deputies’ deputies who allow him to tell a complicated diplomatic story, why the play resonates today, and why the 1990s seems so very long ago now
This presidential order—a rare honor—has historically been given to few other foreign dignitaries
From the 1972 Munich massacre to Anne-Marie Slaughter’s ‘crazy idea’
In Tel Aviv, a desire for peace—and pervasive doubt—among sentiments at the memorial ceremony for the fallen Israeli leader
In Arafat’s shadow, he died holding an olive branch, after a long struggle for control of the Palestinian national movement
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too
The disturbing connection between drug trafficking and modern terrorism
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
Newly rediscovered footage upends Palestinian negotiating position