Long known as a tenacious politician, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s survival skills are being once again called upon in the toughest test to date.
There is a real danger that the cold war between Israel and Iran may soon turn hot in Lebanon. Statements by Israeli politicians and military officials have highlighted the seriousness of the threat posed by Iranian proxies in Lebanon, threatening military escalation.
Reports from Israel suggest the imminent expansion of illegal settlements in Palestine. U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem seems to have emboldened the conservative voices within Israel to push for yet more construction.
It is a welcome discovery to come across a scholarly study of early American religious thought as it relates to the Middle East by a Syrian Arab Muslim.
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Ron David begins Arabs and Israel for Beginners by explaining that he wants to let the reader know ''where his book is heading.
There has long been a need for a good general history of the Palestinians. Baruch Kimmerling and Joel Migdal help fill this gap with their excellent portrait of the past two centuries in Palestinian history.