The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Lebanon Rejects Israeli Peace Overture
In June 2008, Israel offered to talk peace with Lebanon, putting everything on the table--including talks over the future of disputed Shebaa Farms. Lebanon spurned the offer.
Obama and the Arab Spring: A Failure of Vision
Why Barack Obama's speech on the Arab Spring and the Middle East fell short of resolving contradictions and addressing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Q&A: Israeli Attack on Gaza November 2012
What triggered Israel's Operation Pillar Defense and what where its objectives? Read about the outcome of the violence in Gaza and the prospects of the ceasefire agreement.
Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation Agreement
Full text of the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation agreement of April 27, 2011, outlining elections, security issues and governing matters.
The Arab Spring's Effects on the Egyptian-Israel Relationship
Israel's relationship with Egypt has always rested on a cold peace since the Camp David Agreements of 1979. That peace is in danger as the Arab Spring raises tensions.
Syrian President Bashar el Assad: Profile
Syrian President Bashar el Assad, in power since 2000, is one of the Middle East's most ruthless leaders. A profile.
Hamas-Israeli Conflict in November 2012 - What We Learned
Did the November 2012 violence between Israel and Hamas change the balance of power? Is Hamas now a greater threat to Israel, and what was Egypt's role in the crisis?
Saudi Arabia's NASCAR Gals
Hillary Clinton's meek response to Saudi Arabia's women driving in defiance of the regime's ban is another indication of America's growing irrelevance and failing legitimacy in the eyes of the new Arab generation.
Shouldn't the US Support a Resolution Declaring Israeli Settlements Illegal?
Isn't It Time for the US to Declare the Israeli Settlements Illegal and support a UN resolution declaring them such?
J-Street Poll: Where U.S. Jews Stand on Israel-Palestine
The results are a necessary corrective to the impression, created by Aipac, that American Jews are anywhere near the right-wing positions of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Obama-Netanyahu, Round 3: Pyrrhic Draw
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not budging from a course that can only end in disaster for all sides in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
What is the Electronic Intifada? Brief history and purpose of the Web-based news and opinion site on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI)
The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) believes that torture and ill treatment of any kind and under all circumstances is incompatible with the moral values of democracy and the rule of law.
What Is Israel's Peace Now?
Description and brief history of Peace Now, one of Israel's largest non-governmental and human rights organizations working for a two-state solution and a resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Iron Dome Missile Defense
Brief history and explanation of Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system.
Why Lebanon Matters to Israel
The louder the drumbeats of war between Israel and Iran, and the deeper the slide toward civil war in Syria, the more we’ll be nervously looking at Lebanon.
Does America Have Any Credibility in the Middle East Anymore?
From Tunisia to Afghanistan, American credibility is in tatters. Can American credibility be preserved in any way?