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Israel

I’m not naïve enough to think that better PR would solve all of Israel’s international relations problems. But there’s no question that incompetent PR makes...
Palestinian state

Will the Obama administration follow up on its betrayal of Israel at the United Nations Security Council? It could, either by supporting or abstaining on...
missile war

Israelis have slipped back into a degree of complacence about the missile threat from Gaza since the war in 2015. The same could be said...
Palestinian state

Last week there was some progress toward peace in the Middle East. Unfortunately, that progress wasn’t made between Israel and Palestinians seeking to create a...
Refugees

The Middle East is an incredibly diverse place: ethnically, religiously, culturally, linguistically, and topographically. Chaos, however, increasingly transcends the region. Notwithstanding the Joint Comprehensive Plan...
United Nations

Since ancient times, nations have granted immunity to diplomats from arrest or mistreatment. Without such immunity, diplomacy is virtually impossible and breaches of this tradition—such...
palestinian

The Los Angeles Times published an eye-popping report this week: According to Kadoura Fares, head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club, roughly one-fifth of all Palestinian...
Palestinians

In the last week, two scandals involving aid to the Palestinians have emerged. In one, a United Nations engineer managing its program for rebuilding homes in Gaza...
demography

One of the defining characteristics of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Turkey is its complete obliviousness to the precedent its leadership creates. Five years ago, for example,...
tunnels

What does Hamas’s massive tunnel-building project mean to the people of Gaza? The answer can be summed up in one word: fear. They live in...
anti-occupation

In the last year, Israel’s foes and critics have redoubled their efforts to pressure it to end the “occupation.” Most observers assume that to mean...
disproportionate

Earlier this month, Senator Bernie Sanders caused a stir by condemning Israel’s counter-attacks against Hamas terrorist in Gaza as “disproportionate.” After admitting that he had...