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The Ambiguous Way Forward

Sharon got out of Gaza. Now what?

A Thin Line

Benyamin Netanyahu's election as Israel's prime minister on May 29 was greeted by a great international gnashing of teeth.


Netanyahu's Allies and Adversaries

What Obama needs to know about the new Israeli government.

Israel Rejects the Right Without the Left Winning

The public showed fatigue with Netanyahu, but he still has no rival.

Livni and Olmert Wait for Obama

The Israeli opposition bides its time, hoping an Obama-Netanyahu battle will let it swoop in to save the day.

Books & Reviews

Bernadotte and Shamir

Marton's qualifications to write a book about the Middle East are slightly higher than Bernadotte's were to make peace there, but in the end it comes to the same: two boy scouts setting up pup-tents in minefields.

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April 16, 2014