Benjamin Netanyahu is frantically seeking to placate right-wing voters amid reports he accepted the 1967 borders as the basis for talks with the Palestinians, J.J. Goldberg reports.
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?
J.J. Goldberg unpacks Nahum Barnea’s powerful indictment of the way the Gaza war was managed, including its costs to Israel’s long-term security and political integrity.
The tunnels zigzagging beneath Gaza are a major front in both Israel’s military campaign — and the debate over it. J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s such an important story.
Amid the outpouring of tributes to Ariel Sharon, a few offer unexpected insights — some into the life and character of Sharon, others into the character of the writers, says J.J. Goldberg.