Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks on a podium as U.S. President Donald Trump listens.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly supports the nation-state bill.
A linguistics scholar explains why the loss of Arabic in Israel would be a loss of history, culture and possibly human rights.
How do leaders find authority as discerners of evil?
Wellcome Library, London.
Witch-finders of early modern Europe and modern Africa made themselves indispensable by showing people a threat of a growing crisis of threatening evil.
After the extraordinary attention accorded to the visit to Australia by the leader of a country whose economic importance to us is limited – if prospective – it might not be a bad idea to put all this…
Donald Trump is only the most recent in a long line of US presidents who have overestimated their ability to manage the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In leaving open the option of a single-state solution, Donald Trump recently broke with two decades of international diplomacy.
What would single and two-state solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian question look like?
Benjamin Netanyahu’s objective is to shore up Australia’s support.
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Israel has only a handful of friends on the international stage. Australia is one of them.
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu is making a historic visit to Australia.
Rather than boycotting the Israeli leader's visit, we should instead demand that he put forward some concrete proposals for a meaningful peace process.
As with so many other areas of policy, Trump vacillates from one pole to another on Israel.
US president Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet in Washington.
In its valid claims to be regarded as a country that respects the rule of law, Israel is now at risk of demeaning that reputation.
Trump and Netanyahu participate in a joint news conference on Feb. 15, 2017.
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Israeli settlements are one main reason many observers are increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Can Trump break through?
Successive Israeli governments have relied on a false distinction to get away with discriminatory, oppressive policies.
Thwarted: Netanyahu, Obama and Abbas.
A Middle East in meltdown forced the Obama administration to give up crucial leverage.
Jerusalem is mentioned on this 2,700-year-old papyrus.
A mysterious papyrus said to come from the Judaen Desert could be the first to reveal the name of Jerusalem.
Peace in our time? Arafat, Peres and Rabin collect their shared Nobel Prize.
By turns hawkish and dovish, Peres' complicated legacy runs far deeper than the Oslo Accords.
Shimon Peres during his visit to Terezin in the Czech Republic in 2011.
One of Israel's greatest political figures, Shimon Peres left an indelible mark on the Middle East.
Very few countries remain outside the world's chemical weapons control regime. Why would Israel want to keep company with North Korea?
The great diplomat, c'est moi.
"Bibi" spits on the very notion that one can deal with Iran, but now one's been done, he's milking it for all it's worth.
US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter leaves Israel with business undone. July 21, 2015.
Demographic changes have made the idea of a two-state solution obsolete. The Israeli population is becoming more religious and more conservative. That makes the army more difficult to command.
French police stand guard outside the national soccer stadium
Under pressure in the Middle East, ISIS is turning to terrorism in Europe with a new set of predictable goals.