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The Israeli prime minister meets President Trump in Washington Wednesday. The Trump administration had early indicated it might relax US constraints on Israel, but has since changed its tone.
A military court found that an Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian assailant had violated army rules of engagement, pitting a revered institution against tougher public attitudes toward the conflict and the rule of law.
No one has ever expected the US not to put its own interests first. But many see Trump's apparent zero-sum foreign policy as threatening a system that has served the US well.
The conflict with ISIS and even older war in Syria will continue to radiate ferment across a region that will also witness an as-yet unknown Trump effect.
The political geography has changed dramatically since the Security Council’s last such resolution in 1980, and support is growing for the settlers' cause in Netanyahu's Israel.
Members of Israel's hard right voiced elation at Trump's election and the end of the 'era of the Palestinian state.' But the president-elect has also indicated he might want to cut a deal 'for humanity's sake.'
At a time when peace is not high on the Israeli public agenda, Women Wage Peace unites Arab and Jewish activists with a simple demand: that leaders just 'reach an agreement.'
In different phases of his life, Nobel Laureate Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister, sought to prepare Israel for both war and peace.
Ten years after the last war between Israel and Hezbollah, UN peacekeepers say the long-violent border region stands in stark contrast to much of the Middle East.
Recent video showed a Hezbollah attack carried out in Syria by an armed, publicly available drone. It underscored the need for fresh understanding of the threats posed by nonstate actors and terrorists.
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