The Endless War

Palestinian Territory

The Many Reasons Erdogan Plays The Palestinian Card

Even as other Muslim leaders were treading more carefully on the Palestinian question, Turkey's l...

Israel

Bad Actors, Same Script: Israeli-Palestinian Tragedy Plays On

The current spiral in the Middle East is a stinging reminder for the world, and particularly the ...

Israel

BDS And Me: Time To Spread Boycott Of Israel Far And Wide

-Essay- CAIRO — As someone who fully supports the Palestinian cause, it is challenging to write an article about boycotting Israel for fear of being dragged into the particulars of the ...

Israel

Israel's Vital New Defense Weapon: An Underground Blood Bank

Slated to open in 2020, Israel's National Blood Services Center is a high-tech insurance policy t...

United States

Trump, Jerusalem And The End Of American Diplomacy

Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital is the surest sign that President Trump wants to disman...

United States

Donald Trump And Jerusalem: It's Complicated

Is the American in good faith? Why now? What's next? Questions pile up in the wake of a decision ...

Palestinian Territory

With Attacks In Sinai, Gaza Border Shuts Even Tighter

There is one land crossing out of Gaza, Rafah on Egypt's border, and it is usually shut, confound...

United Kingdom

A Century After Balfour, Time For A "Johnson" Declaration?

After half a century of failed endeavors by the United States to find a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, maybe it's time to send that geopolitical hot potato back to the British. ...

France

Middle East, Of Political Dead-Ends And Scientific Hopes

-Analysis- Will the world's oldest conflict ever be resolved? There have been a few fleeting occasions over the past 25 years when both Israelis and Palestinians appeared eager to negotiate, ...

Israel

Israel Shifts Anti-Terror Strategy In Age Of ISIS

NABLUS — The historic West Bank city of Nablus spreads out in front of Mount Gerizim, also known as Jebel et-Tur in Arabic. Through his binoculars, Israeli Army Major Elitsur Trabelsi gazes ...

Turkey

The ISIS Rockets "Made In Turkey"

In Iraq, near Mosul, ISIS was running a sophisticated operation to make guns and explosives. A ne...

Israel

Netanyahu, The Real Master Of Populism

Right-wing populists are advancing in every corner of the world, but let's not forget the Israeli...

Israel

Israeli Settler Birthrate Tops Palestinians — A Political Problem

As births by Israeli settlers tops Palestinians in the West Bank, the "demographic advantage...

Israel

From Israel To Hungary, Walls Will Never Solve Our Problems

-OpEd- PARIS — If you travel to the far north of England, you'll see ...

France

Worldcrunch Staff Picks Our 24 Best Stories Of 2015

PARIS — Our fair-minded but ever subjective staff of journalists, translators and editors have chosen what we believe to be the year's most engaging and ...

Israel

Twenty Years On, Yitzhak Rabin's Vision For Peace Is Gone Forever

With renewed violence raging between Palestinians and Israelis, and an international community ca...

Palestinian Territory

Gaza Rebuilding And Jobs In Israel Fuel Palestinian Economic Recovery

TEL AVIV — Despite its ongoing problems, the Palestinian economy has recently shown significant signs of recovery. It's particularly evident after a period of ...

France

Can France Shake Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks To Life?

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has a plan that sets a strict 18-month deadline for Israel...

Palestinian Territory

ISIS And Corruption Undermine Hamas Rule In Gaza

Hamas, the Islamist group that governs Gaza, is now facing a challenge from Islamic State insurge...

Israel

Israel's Deadly Logic, As Seen By A Former IDF Soldier

-Op-Ed- JERUSALEM — I finished my military service as a fighter in the Israeli military's Nahal Brigade 11 years ago. ...

Israel

The Boycott Israel Movement Takes Aim At Corporations

Just as companies are graded by social rating agencies on their environmental record, they're now...

Chile

Patronato Postcard: A Visit To Chile's Little Palestine

Chile has the largest Palestinian population outside the Arab world. This neighborhood in Santiag...