Criminal charges against former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could spark political consequences – not only for Trump, but for US democracy.
The political alliance between American evangelicals and Israel’s right wing may have peaked during the Trump administration.
Governed by a changeable body of ‘basic laws,’ Israel never settled basic questions like the rights of religious minorities. These destabilizing issues will continue to fester under a new government.
After 12 years in power, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s influence will last long beyond his time in office.
Famous for his political wizardry and clever coalition manoeuvres, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister ended up losing the trust of almost everyone in the political arena.
An unwritten rule in Israeli politics kept Arab political parties out of ruling government coalitions – until the latest election.
Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. Here’s what to expect from the coalition government forming to oust longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The new governing coalition will likely not further negotiations on a two-state solution. Would Palestinians consider a one-state solution instead?
Watching young Palestinian activists, I was impressed at how they kept their cool under pressure.
There seems to be no interest in reviving a peace process that has been effectively moribund since the Clinton administration in the late 1990s.
Being the seasoned and skilled politician he is, Netanyahu is certain to manoeuvre the changed political situation for his own benefit.
There are two splits in public opinion about the current Israel-Palestine violence, though everyone has the same set of facts. A cognitive psychologist explains how this can happen.
The conflict with Palestinians that has exploded again is a constant threat that even the most advanced weaponry can’t assuage.
Despite the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into potential war crimes dating back to 2014, legal accountability will likely remain elusive.
Benjamin Netanyahu, is the latest in a line of Israeli prime ministers who have not engaged with the idea of Palestinian self-determination.
The fighting between Israelis and Palestinians grew quickly and ferociously after being ignited by a conflict in an Arab part of Jerusalem. Why did things go so bad so quickly?
The two sides need the international community to help them end the fighting, but the Biden administration has so far been reluctant to get involved.
One of main drivers of unrest has been the conflicting claims to East Jerusalem, dating back to the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948.
Clashes in Jerusalem have led to rocket attacks and airstrikes in Gaza.
Once again the Israeli election has been inconclusive with no clear winner. But this time it’s different.