Israel

The UN general general assembly displays the limits of multilateralism as the debate on the Palestinians’ observer status showed

‘Despite appearances, if sanctions continue Iran’s economy will collapse well before it can assemble a nuclear weapon’

A discussion of Jews, the Left and the new anti-Semitism

The nominally secular Turkish state has distanced itself from its erstwhile alliance with Israel. The region is now on the brink

Israel’s response to Hamas’s shower of rockets was proportionate but no Israeli deludes himself into thinking there is a military solution to the conflict

‘Israel has been threatening to launch a pre-emptive strike on Iran for two years now. Is it merely crying wolf?’

‘The Muslim Brotherhood may make us miss their predecessors. And they may forever disrupt the stability their predecessors guaranteed’

‘Unlike some of their most senior spies, Bibi Netanjahu and Ehud Barak see an attack on Iran in terms of Israel’s survival as a Jewish state’

Cowardly Irish folk band Dervish bows to leftist pressure not to play in Israel; now the Jewish state views Ireland as the most hostile member of the EU

‘After the elections in France and Greece the idea of Ed Miliband as prime minister is moving from late-night fear to probability’