Meir Dagan, storied Israeli commando, general, spymaster and — in his final years — outspoken peacenik, is dead at 71.
Mossad director Meir Dagan, who after a long career spearheading shadow wars against Israel’s enemies became a vociferous critic of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s saber-rattling on Iran, died of cancer on Thursday, aged 71.
Benjamin Netanyahu is full of disdain for the nuclear deal with Iran, even though it’s packed with concessions. J.J. Goldberg asks why Israel’s leader finds it so hard to accept a big win.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection was deemed a sure thing just days ago. J.J. Goldberg explains why the premier’s campaign has run into a ‘perfect storm’ — and it may not recover.
Shin Bet and the Mossad are embroiled in a heated dispute over their respective intelligence gathering responsibilities. Who’s supposed to keep an eye on Gaza?
Polls only show what would happen if the Israeli election were held today, not how unexpected events might influence voters. The shifts can be dramatic, J.J. Goldberg reports.
The gravest danger for the Jewish state is not a nuclear Iran but conflict with Palestinians. So says the director of the Mossad, contradicting Benjamin Netanyahu.
N.J. Hillel Hosts 1-Stater. Relax, She’s Right-Winger
Israel’s security professionals are taking a common-sense approach to peace talks. That increasingly puts them on a collision course with right-wing ideologues.
Hamas police on the Gaza-Egypt border, September 2013 / Getty Images