If Israel doesn’t start thinking strategically outside-the-box about Gaza and Hamas, next time around we’ll have a worse disaster on our doorstep.
The Israeli security community is fully justified in taking Iran’s threats and its capabilities seriously.
Will this drama spin out of the control of Israel, Hamas or both? What is certain is that Gaza’s humanitarian crisis will continue and deepen.
Even before Saturday’s fighting, Israel’s security establishment was convinced that the country was heading for a major war.
If the Palestinians respond by cutting peace process discussions, they are to blame, not Trump.
A prospective lone-wolf jihadist attacker in Israel or the U.S. smart enough to maintain a very low ideological profile has a chance to do damage.
The entire Trump effort to bring peace to the Middle East looks either hopelessly amateur or malevolently cynical.
Today, everything depends on the negative factor, the dual Iranian and Islamic State threats.
What have we learned from the crisis on the Temple Mount now that it’s over?
Does the southwest Syria ceasefire make a Iranian presence on Israel’s border more or less likely? A great deal depends on Moscow.