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Where is Israel Going?

These are terrible days for those of us who long to see Israel finally accepted by its neighbors. At a time when …

With Gaza, Journalists Fail Again

All governments lie in wartime. Israel is no exception. Israel waged an effective war of black propaganda. It lied craftily with its …

Bailouts for Bunglers

“We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we’d like to do our best …

Qatar Challenges Washington on Hamas

Under the leadership of Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Qatari diplomacy has always been quirky. With a coterie of loyal aides, Shaikh …

Gaza New Siege Mechanism

The rebuilding of Gaza has become the latest siege weapon. The Israeli occupation, the US that had backed its offensive, and the …

Arabs at the Brink

Anger is boiling over in the Middle East over Gaza, and the result ofthewar has been to boost radicalism throughout the region …

How Israel Helped to Spawn Hamas

"Hamas, to my great regret, is Israel’s creation," says Mr. Cohen, a Tunisian-born Jew who worked in Gaza for more than two …

Is Ehud’s poodle acting up?

He had, said Olmert, whistled up George Bush, interrupted him in the middle of a speech and told him to instruct Condi …

Crunch ‘cost Arabs $2.5 trillion’

The global economic crisis has cost Arab countries $2,500bn (£1,690bn) in the last four months alone, according to Kuwait’s foreign minister. Crunch …