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An Open Letter to the Israelis and Palestinians

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 09.10.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Have you ever paused and asked the simple question: Where do we go from here? None of you -- Bennett, Haniyeh, Netanyahu, Meshal, and Abbas -- know what will be the fate of Israel and Palestine in five or 10 years should you continue to pursue your bankrupt policy.

Israel vs. Hamas, Part III: The Same Old Story

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 09.08.2014 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

The U.S., Egypt, the U.N., Qatar, and the rest of the Arab world will all try to calm the situation in Gaza to ensure that the lives of Israelis and Palestinians are protected, but ultimately, it's up to the main players of the game to act like responsible adults for the sake of their people.

Israeli Military, Gaza Militants Trade Fire

AP | Associated Press | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister says the army is prepared for a "significant widening" of its operation in the Gaza Strip. Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Hamas PM To Meet Egypt's President

AP | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- A Palestinian official says Gaza's prime minister will head to Cairo within the next two weeks to meet with Egypt's new Islam...

Insurrection in Syria: Israel's Ultimate Shield Against Iran?

Gabriel Kohan | Posted 08.12.2012 | World
Gabriel Kohan

Does Iran still possess the capability to respond against Israel with severity and consequence? Before upheaval struck Tehran's closest friend, the answer appeared obvious. Over one year into the Syrian uprising, that may no longer be the case.

Open Letter to Hamas: You Are Responsible for Your People's Fate

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.15.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

It is time for Hamas to realize that it holds the key to the future of its own people. Israelis will not move towards peace as long as Hamas, a central player and crucial part of Palestinian society will not endorse peace explicitly.

Turkey's Dangerous Diplomacy

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 04.08.2012 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

I greatly fear that Turkey's fraying democracy and new foreign policy approach will lead the country on a dangerous collision course with its allies in the West.

The Strange, or Not Too strange, Hamas U-Turn

Sami Moubayed | Posted 07.02.2011 | World
Sami Moubayed

Amidst all the turmoil and upheaval ripping through the Arab world, the Palestinians came out -- yet again -- to claim world headlines with a groundbr...

The United States of Crazy in Israel-Palestine

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

In their goals and in their view of governance, Hamas, Kahanists and Haredim have much in common. Why not just let them run the Holy Land?

Prime Minister Fayyad: Too Good to Last

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

Salam Fayyad has run a radically improved kind of government, one in which the public good has taken precedent over other issues.

What Was Hamas Thinking? Understanding the Events in Gaza

Shadi Hamid | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shadi Hamid

So what are Hamas's strategic imperatives? Hamas still behaves like a traditional guerrilla or terrorist group -- such groups are interested in relative, not absolute, victory.