Two IDF Soldiers Killed Near Lebanon Border

First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence

It’s Time To Arm Muslim Moderates Against Extremists

Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who’ve hijacked it?

The Deeper Lessons of the Miss Universe Contest

Beyond the selfie drama, this year’s pageant was a deliciously absurd spectacle

Miss Universe Selfie Sparks Middle East Drama

Outrage after Miss Lebanon appears in a photo with Miss Israel

Getting Rid of National Borders in the Middle East Won’t End Sectarian Warfare

The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality

Syrian Forces Seize Rebel Town Near Lebanon

With Hezbollah’s help, Assad secures last rebel stronghold on border

Sex, Leave, and Videotape

Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home

Israel Strikes Lebanon Near Syrian Border

Warplanes target an arms smuggling route near a Hezbollah stronghold

With Natural Gas Fields in the Eastern Mediterranean, Israel Now Has a New Front: the Sea

As new fields come online, Israel is beefing up its naval assets to fend off threats from Turkey, Lebanon, and Russia

If Israel Makes Arabs Mad at the U.S., Our Partnership With Iran Will Make Them Even Madder

In fighting a mutual enemy—Sunni militants—with Tehran’s support, the Obama Administration risks alienating Sunni allies

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