August 21, 2006Israel
David Makovsky, an expert on Israeli politics, says in the aftermath of the month-long Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, questions are being raised about the viability of the government of Israeli Prime Mi…
July 13, 2006Lebanon
Mideast expert David Makovsky says the widening conflict in the Middle East poses a huge challenge for Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and tests the viability of the Lebanese government.
May 14, 2008Palestinian Territories
David Makovsky, an expert on Israeli politics, says there is concern a forced resignation of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert could unravel his efforts on Palestinian peace.
August 4, 2008Israel
Gerald M. Steinberg, an expert on Israeli politics, says Prime Minister Ehud Olmert could remain in office well beyond his planned resignation next month.
November 29, 2006Palestinian Territories
Henry Siegman, a leading expert on Israeli-Palestinian affairs, says Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s recent speech reflected a “surprisingly radical change in tone,” but in substance “it’s quite true th…
March 22, 2006Elections and Voting
David Makovsky, a leading expert on Israeli politics, says the upcoming election is likely to result in a government headed by acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who will lead his Kadima Party in a c…
July 5, 2006Palestinian Territories
Steven Simon, a leading Middle East expert, says the crisis over the abduction of an Israeli soldier by Palestinian militants may drag on for some time because of the "two new and essentially weak go…