Israel/Palestine

Slide Show

Bearing Witness

Exclusive photographs from inside besieged Gaza.

Mosa'ab Elshamy |

Argument

Israel 2012 vs. London 1944

What the buzz bomb can tell us about Iron Dome.

Michael Peck |

Argument

The More Things Change

Advances in Israeli weaponry haven't led to advances in Israeli strategy.

Jeffrey White |

Argument

The Re-Pivot

Forget Asia. It's time for Obama to put his focus back on the Middle East.

Martin Indyk |

Dispatch

Strategic Overreach

Emboldened by the Arab Spring's Sunni wave, Hamas has overplayed its hand in Gaza. But can its newly empowered neighbors tamp the fire?

Jonathan Spyer |

Slide Show

Gaza Burning

Scenes from the latest flare-up in the forever war.

Sulome Anderson |

Argument

Rockets' Red Glare

No, Iron Dome does not prove that "Star Wars" was right.

Yousaf Butt |

Argument

Still Think Middle East Peace Doesn't Matter?

Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.

Steven A. Cook |

Argument

Winning the Stalemate

In Gaza, both sides are benefitting from the violence.

Daniel Byman |

Reality Check

How Hamas Won the War

It doesn’t really matter if Israel wins the battle.

Aaron David Miller |

David Rothkopf

Reasons to Be Thankful

Bubba, the fiscal swamp, after Gaza... the list goes on and on. 

David Rothkopf |

Argument

Words Are Weapons of Mass Destruction

Why Hamas should watch its language.

David Keyes |

Argument

A Pillar of Problems

Eight questions about the Israel-Gaza conflict we still don't have a good handle on.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Dispatch

Emergency Routine

Israelis are once again going to war, even as they admit no sweeping victories are on the horizon.

Neri Zilber |

Argument

The Peace Process Isn't Dead

The brewing war in Gaza shows why the United States must make a renewed effort to bring Israelis and Palestinians together.

Daniel Kurtzer |

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 |