Published February 02, 2011
Syria is looking more and more like a prime candidate to be the next Arab government to confront its own restless population.
Published January 29, 2011
As popular rebellions spread across the Arab world, one fact has become clear. The Arab-Israeli conflict is not the hub of the region’s problems.
Published January 18, 2011
The trajectory of Hezbollah’s ascendancy over the past three decades from a terrorist organization to a partner in the government has been stunning, with untold ramifications for Lebanon, its immediate neighbors, the region and beyond.
Published January 03, 2011
Why are Palestinian Authority leaders lining up countries publicly supporting a Palestinian state before it is actually created?
Published December 01, 2010
The WikiLeaks cables reveal what Gulf Arab leaders have been thinking -- and, it turns out, expressing to American diplomats in private. And their contents should reinforce the case for getting tougher with Tehran.
Published October 13, 2010
The solution to reviving the direct talks, for the second time in less than two months, lies not with Israel, but with Abbas.
Published September 17, 2010
Do America’s media stars think they can achieve a breakthrough with Iran in ways that no European government, or the Obama administration, has been able to do?
Published September 01, 2010
The peace process, after all, is a process. It takes time, perhaps much longer than we Americans would expect or desire.
Published August 24, 2010
The one-year timeline the U.S. set to conclude direct talks creates an aura of expectation, but also conveys to Abbas that he has more time to be indecisive, with all the perils that entails.
Published June 18, 2010
Hamas' role in obstructing peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been overlooked by nations quick to condemn Israel.