J Street challenges the dominant role AIPAC has played in defining how US Jews see Israel. Why is a prominent Israeli politician not attending J Street's national conference in Washington this week?.
New war crimes ambassador Stephen Rapp exemplifies Obama's deeper engagement on international law. His résumé includes prosecution of those who promoted genocide in Rwanda.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' call for Palestinian elections in January was roundly rejected by Hamas. Abbas says he'll quit over the lack of an Israeli settlement freeze.
Adversaries and allies alike should remember the unique role of the US in keeping the world safe and prosperous – and help out.
Hamas appears to be trying to boost its Islamic credentials at home through restrictions on women's dress and men walking with women who are not family.
A Christian Science perspective.
Fifteen Palestinians were arrested and three Israeli officers were injured during Sunday's clashes near the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
Israel's Supreme Court ordered a segregated West Bank highway to be opened for Palestinian use. But rights groups say 10 more 'apartheid' roads should be opened too.
The International Islamic University is carving out a much-needed space in Muslim intellectual, and through it, political, life.