Topic: Ehud Barak
Four years after Gilad Shalit was abducted by Hamas on the border of the Gaza Strip, his family is marching to Jerusalem and vowing to camp outside Netanyahu's door until Israel brings Shalit home.
06/28/2010 02:36 pm
A Jerusalem municipal council approved plans to install a tourist park in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, which calls for demolishing 22 Palestinian homes. The US warned that the plan threatens Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
06/22/2010 03:54 pm
Iran and Israel traded verbal barbs this week, with a former Israeli intelligence chief calling for a preemptive military strike against Iran. Analysts worry that both sides could get carried away and find themselves at war.
06/22/2010 01:10 pm
A closer look at Jewish anger over President Obama’s policies after the flotilla raid incident.
06/09/2010 03:38 pm
Israel's growing isolation – including the global outcry over the May 31 Gaza flotilla raid – strengthens a pessimistic world view, say analysts. Israelis see international criticism as hyperbole linked to centuries of anti-Jewish persecution – and something that can be ignored.
06/09/2010 03:19 pm
In stark contrast to Israel's deadly Gaza flotilla raid last week, no activists aboard the Gaza-bound Rachel Corrie humanitarian ship were killed. Israel began deporting the activists on Sunday.
06/06/2010 10:42 am
After a week of intense international criticism for its raid on the Gaza 'Freedom Flotilla,' a senior Israeli official told the Monitor the government may ease the blockade that the MV Rachel Corrie is now drawing fresh attention to.
06/04/2010 05:02 pm
But Israeli leaders – including far-right Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman – say they are open to US involvement in a domestic investigation of the Israeli raid that killed nine activists on the Gaza-bound "Freedom Flotilla."
06/03/2010 10:38 am
Hanin Zoabi, who was aboard the Mavi Marmara when it was seized Monday by Israeli commandos, has stepped up as a leading domestic critic of her government's Gaza flotilla raid. Meanwhile, senior statesman Ehud Barak faces calls for his resignation.
06/02/2010 05:06 pm
Pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian groups are parsing video footage of the Gaza flotilla attacks to push forward competing narratives. Calls are coming for an independent investigation.
06/01/2010 04:54 pm