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Shmuel Rosner

Shmuel Rosner

Shmuel Rosner is the the senior political editor for The Jewish Journal and a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times.

With a new round of direct talks between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders having begun in September, a global audience is once again projecting its...

1. Israel's Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, is scheduled to speak tonight. He will respond to President's Obama Cairo speech - and to the administration's pressure...

Pollster.com is usually just a solid site for those interested in politics. Today, it is also home of the most moving response I've yet seen...

Writing for Foreign Policy, Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations argues that Israel will not attack Iran. Cook, repeating a theme familiar to...

With all this talk about Obama engaging the masses in the Middle East, there's one crowd he failed to engage effectively -- or maybe didn't...

In the AP report that Abe quoted the other day, President Obama says that he "recognize[s] the very difficult politics in Israel of getting that...

What Israel's foreign minister is trying to do is quite interesting. Not that I expect him to succeed, but he deserves credit for the creativity...

One might be tempted to dismiss Israeli talk that the Obama administration is trying to bring down the Netanyahu government. However, when Robert Kagan reaches...

In the course of writing an article for an Israeli newspaper (Hebrew only), I went back to reading Ronald Reagan's September 1, 1982 speech on...

A number of good writers have already commented on "Obama and the Middle East," a new essay by Hussein Agha and Rob Malley in the...

So -- is there a connection between Palestine and Iran? Is there "linkage"? Defense Minister Ehud Barak says no, and also believes the Americans should better...

Adding to Rick's fine points regarding "two state solutionism," note that former Israeli general and National Security Advisor Giora Eiland has written a short-but-sharp compilation...