Despite signs of rapprochement, new faultlines are emerging over freedom of navigation in the eastern Mediterranean.
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Today’s shaky ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is a good thing in itself, but without further diplomacy it will prove just a brief respite from the violence.
The current unravelling has its roots in the political dysfunction of both Israel’s party system and the Palestinian national movement’s decayed one-party dictatorship.
People are rushing to defend symbols seemingly under attack, ready to believe and spread their worst fears and misconceptions and eager to save face and pride where so much else is shaking.
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Cultivating ties with China has been one important component of Benjamin Netanyahu’s grand strategy of building national resilience through economic, political, and military strength.
Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to walk away from agreements with Israel and the United States, but it's not clear what that would mean in practice.
As the coronavirus pandemic rages around the world, Israel’s year-and-a-half-long constitutional crisis appears to be approaching its apex.
A recent decision by the Israeli Supreme Court highlights the complex challenges inherent in the protection of democratic norms in a situation of ongoing conflict.
On March 14, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a plan to employ advanced digital monitoring tools, mainly used for counterterrorism purposes, to track carriers of the coronavirus and mitigate the spread of COVID-19.