Itamar Rabinovich: Israel and the Changing Middle East

February 19, 2015

Complexity and ambivalence are inherent in Israel’s relationship with its Middle Eastern environment. Israel’s national security agenda is shaped by the hostility of a large part of the Arab and Muslim worlds.

Is Hamas’s Real Goal to Lift the “Siege” on Gaza?

September 9, 2014

There is a major, and unfounded, underlying assumption behinds calls for Israel to accept Hamas's conditions: that Hamas is genuinely motivated by its responsibility for the welfare of Gazans.