A discussion about the heated politics of the Iran talks, Putin, and past U.S. secretaries of state.
It’s easy to forget just how remarkable the nuclear talks with Iran are and that there is no better alternative to the current approach.
Netanyahu’s speech to the Congress makes it harder for the administration to sell a nuclear deal in the United States.
The United States and Europe should encourage Israeli and Palestinian leaders to use international organizations and law as an alternative to violence.
The Middle East Studies Association insists that whatever one’s opinion of the campaign to boycott Israeli academic institutions, the principles of academic freedom protect the right of faculty to advocate for, as well as against, such boycotts.
The EU’s understandable priority in Gaza is to contain further violence. But the union also needs a deeper policy that addresses the roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Europeans should support the bid for increased recognition for the State of Palestine—a low-cost means to infuse political energy back into the stalled peace process.
Arab states, especially after the Gaza crisis of the summer, are viewing Israel more skeptically when it comes to the peace process.
Israel argues that all forms of terrorism are different sides of the same coin and have civilization as their target. But lumping Hamas and the Islamic State together may be counterproductive for Israel in the long run.
A talk with former U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk on Israel’s new allies, the Gaza blowup, and why Washington shrugged when the peace process collapsed.