Israel/Palestine

Argument

Is J Street Winning?

This election showed that the Democratic Party's views toward Israel are changing in some disturbing ways.

Steven J. Rosen |

Argument

Relationship Advice

Don't believe the loose talk of Barack Obama exacting vengeance on Benjamin Netanyahu -- the two leaders need each other too much to let old grudges get in the way.

David Makovsky |

Argument

Rights and Responsibility

The candidates may disagree on some human rights issues, but the next president will face challenges that transcend partisan lines.

Kenneth Roth |

Argument

Bibi's Mistake

Netanyahu hopes his new superparty will give him the stable majority he's always wanted. But joining forces with the far right could turn out to be a political disaster.

Michael Koplow |

Argument

Why Is Qatar Mucking Around in Gaza?

Doha's meddling in Palestinian affairs is much more about Iran than it is about Israel.

David B. Roberts |

Reality Check

The Spymaster

Eleven questions for Israel's legendary Efraim Halevy.

Aaron David Miller |

Reality Check

Want Closure? Go Talk to Dr. Phil.

You won't find it on the Iranian nuclear issue.

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

Red Lines in the Sand

Israel's credibility problem on Iran.

Graham Allison |

Reality Check

Enough Already

When it comes to Israel, neither Obama nor Romney is as good or bad as American Jews think.

Aaron David Miller |

The List

The 50-50 Club

Why pundits love splitting the difference on their predictions.

Lois Farrow Parshley |

Argument

Inside Bibi's Bunker

How Israel's prime minister is stacking his cabinet for a strike on Iran.

Chuck Freilich |

Feature

The Entebbe Option

How the U.S. military thinks Israel might strike Iran.

Mark Perry |

Reality Check

Stop Blaming Bibi

Sorry, folks: Benjamin Netanyahu is not the reason there is no Middle East peace.

Aaron David Miller |

Rebuttal

Peaceniks in Palestine

The PLO’s U.S. ambassador slams Mitt Romney’s leaked comments on the Middle East.

Maen Rashid Areikat |

David Rothkopf

Bibi's Blunder

How Netanyahu killed the Israel lobby.

David Rothkopf |

Argument

Red Lines over Iran

Mitt Romney has adopted Benjamin Netanyahu's dangerous timetable for war.

Samuel R. Berger |

The List

A Palestinian Spring

Here's what you need to know about the protests in the West Bank.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Reality Check

When Bibi Didn't Meet Barack

Why the American president and the Israeli prime minister just can't get along.

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

Red Line, Green Light

Are we ready for the coming Iranian terror wave?

Daniel Byman |

Argument

Report Card

Can the International Atomic Energy Agency stop a war with Iran?

Mark Hibbs |

Argument

Sound and Sensible

Mitt Romney’s foreign policy would echo the best of America’s bipartisan traditions. But the desperate Obama caricature of it is just a sad indication of how much the president has failed.

Peter D. Feaver |

Argument

Bulldozing the Special Relationship

The Rachel Corrie verdict should be a wakeup call to America.

Hussein Ibish |

Argument

Sex and Scandal in the Holy Land

Washington went into crisis mode over news of a GOP congressman skinny-dipping in the Sea of Galilee. Israelis can barely stifle a yawn.

Ron Kampeas |

Dispatch

The Decider

Opponents of an Israeli strike on Iran have focused their ire on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But it's his hawkish defense minister, Ehud Barak, who is really driving the talk of war.

Oren Kessler |

Reality Check

KABOOM

Everyone calm down: Israel is not going to bomb Iran. Well, at least not in 2012.

Aaron David Miller |

Small Wars

This Is Not a Test

Are missile defenses ready if Iran responds to an Israeli strike?

Robert Haddick |

Terms of Engagement

Zone of Insanity

Are Bibi Netanyahu and Ehud Barak really crazy enough to bomb Iran -- against the wishes of the United States and their own people?

James Traub |

Argument

Obama Has Been Great for Israel

Anyone who tells you otherwise is distorting reality.

Colin H. Kahl |

Jeffrey Lewis

The Ayatollah's Pregnant Pause

What's behind the "new" intelligence on Iran's nuclear program.

Jeffrey Lewis |