John Kerry’s Silly Play

The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war

Sundown: Israel, Syria Exchange Gunfire at Border

Plus Steve Cohen, Al Jazeera, and Mila Kunis

The Mideast Crack-Up: A Roundtable Discussion of the New Arab Map

Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map

Qatar’s Call for Peace and Muhammed al-Dura

How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?

Israelis in the Golan Warily Eye the Syrian Border

With Syria on the brink, residents wonder what the future holds

Daybreak: Bibi to Plead With Putin Over Syria

Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians

The Lesser of Syria’s Evils

Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war

Israel Fights America’s Battles

Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots

Hezbollah Offers to Help Syria Recapture the Golan

The Lebanon-based militia also says Syria will give it “game-changing” weapons

Daybreak: Chinese Push for Mideast Peace

Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation

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