Former U.S. UN envoy brings Iran's nuclear program back to the center of Israel's diplomatic attention.
Aluf Benn is the editor-in-chief of Haaretz Newspaper. He has followed the country's leadership, foreign policy, and national security, covering six prime ministers from Yitzhak Rabin through Benjamin Netanyahu's second term, and reporting on Israeli-Arab wars and peace efforts since the Oslo Accords in 1993.
His work has appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, and Newsweek, and he is a regular contributor to The Guardian.
Benn holds an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a degree from Tel Aviv University.
Even if Netanyahu doesn't believe in peace and compromise with the Arabs, he wants Israel to be accepted in the international community and understands the importance of relations with the United States.
To Tzipi Livni: Your angry games of opposition versus coalition are unnecessary, misunderstood by the public.
Ex-PM tells Newsweek he also proposed to Abbas that Jerusalem's 'Holy Basin' be put under international control.
This week's stupidest remark was that Ahmadinejad was the candidate Israel wanted to win the Iran election.
Netanyahu's central aim at Bar-Ilan University was to win widespread public support among Israelis.
Netanyahu wants to find a way to assuage Obama's anger without having to make changes on the ground.
PM to demand future Palestinian state be demilitarized, recognize Israel as the Jewish homeland.