Turning 90, Shimon Peres talks peace, politics, and the limits of leadership.
The new prime minister in Ramallah is a political novice -- and that's exactly why President Mahmoud Abbas chose him.
A new reality television competition is booming in Beirut and Ramallah: democratic politics.
I wrote a book about 1979, but I left out the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. Here’s why.
I co-wrote the Arab Peace Initiative. And I doubt Kerry's good-faith attempt to revive it will succeed.
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.
When progress in the Middle East seems more in reach than a Washington that works.
Five reasons Obama can’t will his way into fixing the Middle East -- even if he wanted to.
From Boston to Israel, radicals are attempting to destroy Western culture.
Secretary of State John Kerry thinks he can singlehandedly solve the world's most intractable problems. But will President Obama even let him try?
With Salam Fayyad's forced resignation, President Mahmoud Abbas has eliminated his political rivals in the West Bank.
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad never had a chance to meet the outlandishly high expectations placed on him by his international boosters.
Can John Kerry travel all the time and still be a great secretary of state?
Meet Sayed Kashua, Israel's most popular writer, comedian, critic -- and Arab.
Movers and shakers in Jerusalem have learned one simple lesson: Don't cross Sara Netanyahu.
If you think Israelis doubt the American president's commitment to peace, try talking to some Palestinians.
John Kerry arrived in the Holy Land in his latest attempt to jumpstart talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Here's how he can get the peace process off life support.
From the Arab Spring, to Syria, to Iran, to the peace process, President Barack Obama's actions have yet to live up to his high-flying rhetoric.
Once a laughingstock, the Arab world’s political body is closing ranks against Bashar al-Assad.
Let's hold the applause. Obama's trip to Israel was nothing new.
The awesome sci-fi novel about U.S. relations with Israel -- in an alternate acid-trip universe.
By going over the heads of Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Obama is demanding that their people step up.
The old commandments helped the Israelites survive the desert. A set of new ones may help Obama survive the Israelis.