The success of Obama’s plan to finally bring the troops home from Iraq will depend upon his ability to negotiate the stabilization of the Arab country after the military exit with Iran and its ally Syria. It is a high-risk, but very courageous, decision.
Why Israel’s up-and-coming political leaders will emerge from the radical right
With the two-state solution all but dead, a bi-national democracy considered national suicide, and a political left in disarray, Israelis are becoming attracted to fatalism and embracing extremist ideology normally unheard of in Western style democracies. Read on to discover why.
The country shifts to the right and enters the pragmatic era
With elections looming, Hamas’ rockets spur an unstable coalition into action
The Arab-Israeli conflict, Iran and the rise of Lieberman necessitate reform
Only a global public movement can lead to peace and justice in Palestine
Although an outrage against the Israeli offensive in Gaza was sweeping the globe, fear of the Jewish State and its dependable American ally has kept the international community from laying down the law. In the author’s view, the world lacks strong political leaders capable of rising to the occasion.
Concrete proposals in order to make progress in the demilitarization of the Strip
Lessons from the latest violent episode between Israel and Hamas
The important concessions that an impetuous Israel is still unwilling to make
In 1968, Israel was warned that if it were to lose its self-control and ability to keep its position in the tumultuous Middle East would weaken significantly. In 2008 and on into 2009, it waged a devastating three-week long war against an enemy interspersed within a civilian population. Discover how Israel has gradually turned into a quick-tempered military machine, and what the concessions that the country must make in order to achieve true peace are.