May 12, 2017
I’v written before, in 2014 and 2016, about the remarkable failure of any British royal to visit Israel except briefly for a funeral. Prince Philip attended Rabin’s funeral and Prince Charles attende…
June 2, 2017
On the war’s fiftieth anniversary, five scholars discuss how Israel, the Palestinian territories, and the Arab world were remade.
October 2, 2016
Prince Charles attended the funeral of Shimon Peres last week, in Jerusalem. This was not his first visit: he also attended the Yitzhak Rabin funeral in 1995.
In the 21 years since then he has vis…
December 29, 2016
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2016 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…
October 2, 2018
Panelists discuss the HBO documentary film The Oslo Diaries as well as the years of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, the legacy of the agreements, and the future of the peace process.
February 3, 2015
How does this seem, for basic fairness:
A judge presides over a trial. The defendant complains about his bias, but the judge does not recuse himself. He runs the trial, and at its end he writes his …
February 10, 2015
Israel’s election campaign continues day after day, hot and heavy, with five weeks to go. Prime Minister Netanyahu has struck a blow with the best campaign ad so far, and it can be found here with En…
December 3, 2012
Dozens of governments, starting with our own, have denounced the Israeli announcement--made soon after the UN General Assembly vote last week--about more housing construction in Jerusalem and the Wes…
July 31, 2006
Watch Israeli Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres discuss the current crisis with Hezbollah and the broader geopolitical environment in the Middle East.
April 11, 2018
For this event, the panel discusses the past, present, and future of the Middle East.