The Acrobat

President Obama’s Middle East diplomacy seems to eschew symbolic triumphs in favor of a pragmatic vision that keeps all sides guessing. Israel could have a lot to gain by signing on.

Solid State

The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.

Sledgehammer

The Wikileaks diplomatic cables reveal further evidence of a Turkish prime minister using every tactic at his disposal to bolster his authoritarianism

The Game

The leaked State Department cables reveal the diplomatic seduction that defines relationships in the Middle East

Extreme Makeover

Obama’s Middle East policy may soon shift away from moderates in favor of extremists

Jordan Rules

Amman’s ambassador to Washington talks about the possibilities for Middle East peace

Linked In

Why do Arab governments—and the U.S.—insist the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at the heart of all the Mideast’s problems?

Oslo Discord

Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?

Cold Desert Nights

Is the Obama administration putting the U.S.-Saudi relationship on ice?

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