TIME’s Karl Vick talks about how pro-settlement groups have emerged as influential voices in Israeli politics and what that …
A few parallels exist between Israel’s current Gaza operation and the 22-day war that began in December 2008. But the Middle East is a much different place in late 2012, with the risks more complicated and the politics more charged.
Secularists warn that Islamists have hijacked the drafting process and may give the country over to religious authorities who will determine how Shari‘a affects the law of the land
From Syrian rebels to polar bears, global stakeholders hope for changes after Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election
There are substantial differences between the president and his challenger on foreign policy, even if they’re neither as stark, nor as numerous, as the Romney camp would have voters believe.
It was not as huge a rout as his previous victories, but the Venezuelan president knew how to turn on the electoral charm–and clout–despite a serious bout with cancer.
What an encounter over a bowl of beef stew reveals about Bidzina Ivanishvili, the billionaire whose party triumphed in Oct. 1 elections
Netanyahu says at present rates of enrichment, Iran’s nuclear program will cross Israel’s red line for military action next spring or summer
Today’s picks include Japanese proposals to phase out nuclear plants, the decline of global child mortality rates and the success of center-ground parties at the Dutch election.
By demanding a U.S. statement of ‘red lines’ in exchange for Israeli restraint, Netanyahu appears to be seeking a retreat from an untenable position
Today’s essential reading: a fishing dispute threatens bilateral relations between India and Sri Lanka, the South Korean government has been ordered to pay $2 million to a man wrongly imprisoned as a North Korean spy for 15 …
A frenetic pounding of the war drums appears designed to create the impression that Israel will attack Iran before the U.S. presidential election. Whether that’s Netanyahu’s real intent remains a mystery