Regions / Israel
Israel showed bad faith in rearresting a man exchanged for Gilad Shalit -- and worse faith by holding him in administrative detention.
The United States military is its own worst enemy, "witch" burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
There is no evidence that Israel's attack on Syria was designed to, as claimed, prevent the transfer of anti-aircraft missiles to Hezbollah.
Israel is clearly taking advantage of a severely weakened Syrian regime, correctly predicting that the Syrians are not in a position to retaliate.
Two recent polls find that Palestinians are drifting towards Hamas and are more willing to engage in violent resistance to free themselves of occupation.
Hagel's hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
U.S. President Barack Obama's optimism about restarting the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been met with scepticism from many seasoned Middle East experts.
Amidst the Middle East's ongoing conflicts and turmoil, the Kurds of northern Iraq may come out on top with an independent state.
Although almost certain to win reelection, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has been overshadowed by a charismatic new far-right leader.
The burden is on those of us who advocate gun control to prove that deterrence doesn't work with firearms.