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Middle East: The Perpetual War and The Peace Mirage

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.29.2013 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

Anyone who thinks that there is a possibility of peace between Israelis and Palestinians is either delusional or just hasn't been paying close attention to that part of world for the last 65 years.

A Plea to My Israeli Brothers and Sisters to Unite

Matt Adler | Posted 01.13.2013 | World
Matt Adler

I am an American Jew. I regularly attend synagogue. I speak Hebrew. I've been to Israel several times. And I care deeply about the future of not only my country, but also that of the State of Israel. And that's why I'm asking centrist and left-wing Israelis to unite.

An Extraordinary Stable Number

Ed Koch | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

The issue of how to deal with the threat of Iran manufacturing a nuclear bomb is a matter affecting Israel's very existence and, therefore, a first pr...

Dramatic Twist Could Influence Israeli Strike On Iran

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 07.07.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli president's office is confirming that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled early elections. In a statement ea...

Like a Pork Chop at Passover

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

When the fate of Middle East peace is serially derailed by booby traps planted by the right wing inside Israel's coalition government, it's time to ask what, pray tell, is going on in Jerusalem?

Kadima 'Shadow Government' Formed Under Livni

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kadima leader Tzipi Livni finally formed a "government" on Monday, seven months after failing to build a real coalition when she had the opportunity t...

The Israeli Center Cannot Hold

Ethan Pack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ethan Pack

Third parties diverted key fragments of the Israeli mainstream from the two largest parties, leading to coalition governments guaranteed to collapse before they could address Israel's most pressing concerns.

Netanyahu 'Easily Blackmailed:' Livni

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni blasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as being "easily blackmailed" in light of the many cabinet posts he handed out...

The Return of Benjamin Netanyahu

Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi

Throughout his campaign, the cornerstone of Netanyahu's policy toward the 'Palestinian Question' suggests an intention to deepen the conflict rather than solve it.

Israeli Parliament Sworn In, President Calls For Peace

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The 18th Knesset was sworn in today in Israel as Benjamin Netanyahu continues to try to form a coalition government. Israeli President Shimon Peres o...

Netanyahu Has Got It! Good.

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It's time to let Bibi be Bibi. Let him try to govern from the right and see how well that works.

Likud-led Coalition Government Gaining Support In Israel

Jerusalem Post | By GIL HOFFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Likud and Kadima will be able to form a government together under the leadership of Likud chairman Binyamin Netanyahu, on the basis of equality be...

Israeli Election: Kadima Leads In Final Vote Count

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Kadima Party of moderate Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni kept its slight lead over Benjamin Netanyahu's hawkish Likud in final elec...

Tzipi Livni, Prime Minister?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel's new coalition government will be led by Kadima's Tzipi Livni or Likud's Benjamin Netanyahu. Tzipi Livni is the foreign minister of Israel. ...

Netanyahu: Better for America, Better For Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It will be easier for President Obama to deal with Netanyahu than with the almost equally hawkish Tzipi Livni because Livni seems dedicated to ending the conflict.

It's Prime Minister Netanyahu

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Tuesday, the right wing coalition won a clear majority. It is, I believe, inevitable that President Peres will give Netanyahu the first shot at forming a government and that Bibi will succeed.

ISRAELI ELECTION RESULTS: Both Livni, Netanyahu Declare Victory

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

***UPDATE Feb 11 12:05AM*** AP reports: Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and hard-line rival Benjamin Netanyahu both claimed victory Tuesday in Israel's p...

What Hamas Has Wrought

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edgar M. Bronfman

The crucial point about Hamas that is always overlooked is that at every point in their interaction with Israel and peace-seeking Palestinians, they have chosen the path of armed aggression.

Israeli Elections: Do They Really Matter?

Aaron David Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aaron David Miller

In the end, regardless of who wins, Obama's domestic priorities, bad peace process options, and Israel's inherent caution are unlikely to generate any wild surprises.

Hopeful, But Not Optimistic

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

It is difficult to be optimistic. But I can be hopeful that, with the appointment of George Mitchell, the region is getting what may very well be its last best chance at securing peace.

Israeli Elections: Terror as Top Concern

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

With less than a week to go before elections in Israel, the three main rivals are locked in fierce debate not about whether the devastating war in Gaza went too far, but whether it went far enough.

Report: New Coalition Set For Livni To Lead As Israeli Prime Minister

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israel's Kadima and Labour parties are close to a deal on a coalition government led by Tzipi Livni, a move that sets her on course to form a new cent...