Israeli forces traded gunfire with Palestinians on Thursday, the military said, in the fiercest street battles in the occupied West Bank since a search began for three Israeli teenagers missing for a week.
Benjamin Netanyahu is using the kidnapped teens crisis as an excuse to crush Hamas. But J.J. Goldberg warns he is conflating threats Israel can manage with the real danger of terror.
J.J. Goldberg helps break down the vexing complications introduced into the triangular Jerusalem-Cairo-Gaza relationship by political turmoil in all three places.
Israeli authorities said on Thursday they had arrested four suspected members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in connection with a bomb attack on a bus in a Tel Aviv suburb last month.
The West is portraying Syria’s rebels as a people’s movement with a few radical Islamist hangers on. A new study says nearly half are jidahis.
Those Al Qaeda types operating among the Bedouin in Sinai are scaring Israel, the PA and Hamas alike. So why do Bibi’s Israel Hayom pals call them ‘Palestinian’ terrorists?
Egypt and Syria appear to be falling apart in similar ways. But J.J. Goldberg explains why one crisis (Egypt) is political while the other (Syria) is sectarian, making it much less solvable.
A week after the dramatic terror alert that shut down 19 U.S. embassies, experts are starting to weigh in on what it means, and specifically what it tells us about the state of Al Qaeda. If I can sum up the answer in two words, it would be: not much.
Some say President Obama is too easy on terror and others say he’s too tough. How do you run a war on terror that never worked from Day One?
An airliner full of carefree vacationers dips out of a cloudless sky on a final descent to Eilat and the desert around Israel’s toehold on the Red Sea sizzles with unseen military activity.