Nathan J. Brown

Searching: Israeli soldiers from a special army unit take part in a search operation for three Israeli teenagers believed kidnapped by Palestinian militants, on June 17, 2014 in the West Bank town of Hebron.

Kidnapping of West Bank Teens Points To Worse To Come

The kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers is a sign of things to come, argues Nathan J. Brown. After the collapse of peace talks, both sides will now likely speak in the language of force.

U.N.'s Much-Reviled But Helpful Agency

UNRWA provides irreplaceable services to Palestinians, especially Hamas-controlled Gaza. That should earn it respect, if not love, from Israel, Nathan J. Brown writes.

The Road Ahead

One year ago, I sat in the Nablus living room of the late Shaykh Hamid al-Bitawi, a leading religious figure in Hamas. We were joined by one of his sons, a man in his 20s.

Brotherhood Prepares for Power in Egypt

Power is in sight for Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood after decades of persecution. Can the Islamist movement sustain its sudden success, and what does it mean for Israel?