Freedom House, a freedom of the press watchdog, downgraded Israel’s status from “free” to “partly free,” citing the Israel Hayom daily, which is seen as pro-government.
A new ad aims to counter the outpouring of opposition to Benjamin Netanyahu by retired military brass. J.J. Goldberg says it winds up highlighting just how serious the anti-Bibi effort is.
A furious war of words has erupted between IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz and Shin Bet director Yoram Cohen over the question: Did Hamas plan a war or stumble into it?
John Kerry has gotten a ‘sobering’ dose of hardline reality from Benjamin Netanyahu. He now may push a U.S. peace plan to outflank the Israeli leader.
Republican Mitt Romney balanced the need to attack President Obama with the requirement that partisan politics ends at the water’s edge. But the real test lies ahead.