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Taba Mythchief

The "near miss" at Taba is being widely promoted as the natural starting point for future Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy. The only problem, is there was no "near miss."


Israel Rejects the Right Without the Left Winning

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

Yair Lapid, Israel's Kingmaker

The second-largest bloc in Israel's Knesset is headed by a secular centrist. Will he lend his name to a new government?

Netanyahu's Risky Consolidation

The merger between Israel's main right-wing parties could cost seats in the Knesset. What's the prime minister thinking?


Surrendering Values in Israel

The Knesset clamps down on free speech. Israel loses its monopoly on democracy.

Israel Slides Farther to the Right

Why we should be mourning Ehud Barak's break from the Labor Party.

How to Treat Jonathan Pollard Fairly

Until Israel finds someone spying on them for America, Jonathan Pollard is right where he belongs: in a U.S. prison.

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April 19, 2014