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 |


Inside Bibi's Bunker

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

Chuck Freilich |


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 |


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 |


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 |


Red Line, Green Light

Are we ready for the coming Iranian terror wave?

Daniel Byman |


Report Card

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

Mark Hibbs |


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 |


Bulldozing the Special Relationship

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

Hussein Ibish |


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 |


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


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 |


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 |

Reality Check

The Politically Incorrect Guide to U.S. Interests in the Middle East

Sorry, folks: America just doesn't care about freedom or Arab-Israeli peace all that much.

Aaron David Miller |


The Syrian Spillover

Is anyone prepared for the unintended consequences of the war for Syria?

Daniel L. Byman |


Brother Knows Best

How Egypt's new president is outsmarting the generals.

Steven A. Cook |



Mitt Romney don't know much about economic history.

Daron Acemoglu |


Panetta Counts the Ways

Iron Dome, the Joint Strike Fighter, and other signs of America's love for Israel.

Kevin Baron |


The Angry Lightweight

What's worse than not having a coherent foreign policy? Mouthing off about it.

Michael A. Cohen |


Before Deadly Bulgaria Bombing, Tracks of a Resurgent Iran-Hezbollah Threat

Bent on avenging attacks on its nuclear program, Iran and Hezbollah have allegedly spun at least 10 terror plots in the past year, most of them failures. With this month's deadly bombing in the beach resort of Burgas, Western counterterror officials say, the Shiite alliance has crossed a dangerous line.

Sebastian Rotella |