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It's worth recalling a few details of Annapolis's origins in order that they may shed some light on what is happening, and not happening, this...

One of the reasons the commentariat is growing giggly with excitement about the Annapolis peace conference taking place over the next three days is the...

Over the past few weeks, consensus has continually held that little should be expected from the Annapolis conference, which opens tomorrow. Op-ed after op-ed...

This upcoming peace conference in Annapolis has been widely talked down as yet another lackluster effort on the part of successive American administrations to make...

On November 14, 2007, before a packed courtroom with an overflow of dozens left outside, a three-judge appellate court panel screened raw footage turned over...

For decades now, one of Israel's most divisive internal questions has pertained to the participation of ultra-Orthodox Jews, or haredim, in the military. Whereas the...

Last week, the American University in Cairo’s faculty senate reconvened to discuss the possibility of academic exchanges with Israeli universities. AUC President David Arnold, who...

Throughout the Muslim world, history is being retold. The most notorious example, of course, is Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s claim that the Holocaust is...

A major sticking point has arisen in the run-up to the not-much-anticipated Annapolis conference: as a precondition, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is insisting that...

Saeb Erekat, the longstanding Palestinian negotiator, announced on Israeli radio today that the Palestinians will not accept Israel as a "Jewish state" (never mind that...

An extraordinary admission from Palestinians living in East Jerusalem in advance of the Annapolis summit, as recounted by Ilene R. Prusher in the Christian Science Monitor: Those feeling...

The recent revelation that Palestinian Authority security personnel planned to assassinate the Israeli prime minister in Jericho came and went in the media without much...