Israel/Palestine

Report

The Mensch

How Chuck Hagel went from 'Jewish lobby' target to Israel's buddy.

Gordon Lubold |

Dispatch

SWAT for Settlers

Meet the Brooklyn-born weapons instructor who's training West Bank Jews to pack heat and use it.

Debra Kamin |

Daniel Altman

Peace Dividend

Why China stands to gain the most from the Middle East talks.

Daniel Altman |

Argument

The Unsettled Question

Does anyone have the slightest idea how many Jews are in the West Bank?

Elliott Abrams |

Feature

Silent Shuttle

If John Kerry wants to make peace in the Middle East, he's going to need some Kissinger mojo.

Bruce van Voorst |

Argument

Prepare for the Worst

It's already time to start planning for what happens if the Middle East peace talks fall apart.

Natan B. Sachs |

Argument

The Peace Process Is Back

The cynics may not believe it, but Kerry's push to get Israelis and Palestinians talking could actually work.

Daniel Levy |

Argument

Go Big or Go Home

If the United States wants its Middle East mojo back, it's going to have to pay to play.

Daniel Byman |

Argument

Is Kerry Right to Put Peace First?

Forget Egypt and Syria. Israel-Palestine is still issue No. 1 in the Middle East.

Shibley Telhami |

Reality Check

Five Things to Watch for in the Peace Process

How to tell if John Kerry's efforts with the Israelis and the Palestinians are actually going anywhere.

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

Flash Point in the Eastern Mediterranean

Will conflict in the Middle East trigger the next great power war?

James Stavridis |

Report

How Michael Jackson's Rabbi Made Samantha Power Kosher

America's next U.N. ambassador was once under fire from Jewish groups. Then she met Shmuley.

Colum Lynch |

Argument

Boycotting A Better Future

Since when is the Arab world opposed to entrepreneurship? Since Israel started promoting it.

Ron Prosor |

Argument

Israel's New Man in Washington

Is Ron Dermer too right wing to win friends and influence "allies" in the White House?

Michael Koplow |

Dispatch

As Egypt Roils, Israel Watches

As the streets of Cairo erupt in chaos, Jerusalem wonders if the military can set things right again.

Oren Kessler |

Dispatch

Dead on Arrival

Why is John Kerry shuttling around trying to kick-start a Middle East peace process that no one wants?

Oren Kessler |

Dept Of Secrets

Israel's Secret Uranium Buy

How Argentina fueled Ben-Gurion's nuclear program.

William Burr |

Argument

Light Up the West Bank

Want to reinvigorate the Middle East peace process? Start with 3G.

Alec Ross |

Reality Check

Present Throughout the Creation

Turning 90, Shimon Peres talks peace, politics, and the limits of leadership.

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

Palestine's Nothing Man

The new prime minister in Ramallah is a political novice -- and that's exactly why President Mahmoud Abbas chose him.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Dispatch

Political Idol

A new reality television competition is booming in Beirut and Ramallah: democratic politics.

Fernande van Tets |

Christian Caryl

What I Left Out

I wrote a book about 1979, but I left out the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. Here’s why.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Dead on Arrival

I co-wrote the Arab Peace Initiative. And I doubt Kerry's good-faith attempt to revive it will succeed.

Marwan Muasher |

Interview

'We Are Not Fanatic Killers'

In an exclusive conversation with Khaled Meshaal, the Hamas chief talks about how Assad should have listened to his advice, and why he’s not “bloodthirsty” or “against” Jews.

David Kenner |

David Rothkopf

You Know It's Bad…

When progress in the Middle East seems more in reach than a Washington that works.

David Rothkopf |

Reality Check

Rudderless in the Desert

Five reasons Obama can’t will his way into fixing the Middle East -- even if he wanted to.

Aaron David Miller |

Reality Check

Stepping Up to the Plate

Can Arab states get the peace process back on track?

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

Israel’s Three Gambles

Can Israel get away with its attacks on the Syrian regime?

Daniel Byman |

David Rothkopf

Red-Line Follies

Sorting the mistakes from the fiascos on Syria.

David Rothkopf |

Argument

Our Shared Islamist Enemy

From Boston to Israel, radicals are attempting to destroy Western culture.

Yair Shamir |