The US State Department recent called Israeli settler violence against Palestinians 'terrorist incidents.' Though a step in the right direction, the label fails to highlight the Israeli government's responsibility for these human rights violations. Washington must take a bold stand.
The Hamas assassination in Dubai -- which police in the United Arab Emirates say they believe was organized by Israel's Mossad -- has Israelis wondering of the costs of targeting the Jewish state's enemies abroad outweigh the benefits.
Dubai added 15 more suspects to its ongoing investigation into a Hamas assassination on Wednesday. There are now 26 suspects in what Dubai claims was a Mossad hit and most of them remain at large.
Israel does have the capability to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities, but such an operation would be very complex and costly, politically.
Many families of Israeli victims in the 2006 conflict now plan to call for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's resignation.