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State of Denial: Searching for Peace in Israel

Feb 12, 2010
The Israeli-Arab conflict is about land It is about colonies and walls and about binational states and two states and -- in the end -- about who has power The Israelis with their eternal American supporters? Or the Palestinians, hopelessly divided and soaked -- in Gaza, at least -- in corruption and nepotism The Israeli-Arab conflict is about land .

Israeli-British Relations Hurt by Arrest Warrant

Dec 16, 2009
British Foreign Secretary David Milliband and other U.K. diplomats took some serious heat from Israeli officials after an arrest warrant was issued in London earlier this week for Israel's former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni (above), accusing her of committing war crimes against Palestinians during last winter's war in Gaza.

Israel’s Kingmaker in Legal Limbo

Feb 13, 2009
With his party holding 15 seats in the Knesset, Avigdor Lieberman of the ultranationalist Yisrael Beiteinu is poised to pick Israel's next government. Lieberman would like a choice cabinet post in exchange for anointing the next premier, but he's under investigation for allegedly laundering millions of overseas dollars.

Livni Surprises In Israel Election

Feb 11, 2009
Tzipi Livni, leader of the centrist Kadima party, took a slight lead in exit polls and early returns after Israelis voted Tuesday in parliamentary elections. However, with Likud a close second and a splinter ultraconservative party set to win about 15 seats, conservatives may be the real winners. Update

Israel Under Fire for Gaza Killings

Jan 18, 2009
As Israel's Security Cabinet prepared to vote Saturday on a possible cease-fire in Gaza, the Israeli army drew criticism for the killing of two boys who were taking cover at a United Nations school in northern Gaza, according to The New York Times.