Regions / Palestinian Territories
A UN vote to grant Palestine statehood may provoke an irrational reaction from Israel.
The new Israel Defense Force chief promises "full force" response to future Palestinian demonstrations.
France hopes to use an upcoming meeting of potential donors to Palestine to facilitate resumption of peace talks with Israel.
Israel is learning the difficulties of trying to confine a state to one people.
Fawned over by U.S. Congress, President Netanyahu seems to be leaving Israel the legacy of pariah state status.
Instead of children, imagine if AIPAC members asked the Haggadah questions.
For Israeli and Islamist extremists, the violence can only end with one people, on one land, with no coexistence.
If the U.S. is retain influence in Middle East, it can no longer kowtow to Israeli public opinion while sending billions to local rulers.
Palestine, centrally significant to the Arab world, stands every chance of being the locus of the democracy movement.
During the upheavals sweeping the Arab world, a common refrain among hawkish supporters of Israel has been that the Arab street is indifferent to the plight of the Palestinians.