A new reality in relations between US and Israel
It's like a marriage that continues out of habit but whose foundation has withered. Can Obama's visit repair it?
For Gaza, is it really now or never?
Peace will be impossible for a generation if we do nothing to improve life for people in Gaza, even if that means working with Hamas.
War and Bluff: Iran, Israel and the US
Bellicose speeches and sabre-rattling do not add up to an existential threat.
Israel’s strategic crisis
Israel's ability to influence events on its borders was never great, but now they are now completely beyond its control.
Putin pulls strings in Middle East
A state visit to Israel is an opportunity for Russia to strengthen its ties with the major regional players.
Israel’s new strategic environment
Israel is becoming more dependent on outside powers, thus decreasing its freedom of manoeuvre.
America, Israel, Iran: a dangerous moment
The tensions between Washington and Tehran are being further fuelled by naval exercises and discussion of strikes on Iran's nuclear facilities.
The geopolitics of Israel: biblical and modern
Israel faces the same existential challenges as it has in its two previous eras as a nation, many centuries ago.
Missing in the Middle East action: Israel and Hamas
Why have Middle East rebels ignored Israel as a rallying point?
Israel has a lot to lose if the military loses its grip on Egypt. Maybe everything.
Son of Hamas
Autobiography of a Palestinian who discovered that 'love your enemies' is the only way to peace in the Middle East.
Here we go again in Middle East talks
The upcoming talks between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority are a splendid opportunity for photos, but neither side can afford to make substantial concessions.
The World Turned Upside Down
In an age of reason, we are behaving increasingly irrationally, contends a leading British journalist
Is Israel’s democratic ethos threatened from within?
Many voices warn that Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories is corroding the country’s democracy.
How Israel balances her enemy neighbours against her neighbours’ enemies
At every level, Israel’s Arab neighbors are incapable of
forming even a partial coalition against Israel
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