Israel's missile defenses, developed in partnership with the U.S., are now so effective that it will be far harder to justify a pre-emptive strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities
Europe and the U.S. have clashed on Iran policy since the revolution. But as Trump exacerbates tensions, Europe's fears are more fundamental: that America is set on trashing the transatlantic alliance
Will the UK Labour leader remain a pro-Palestinian protestor, shunning leftwing Israeli Jews but engaging with Hamas? Or can he develop the political maturity and integrity needed to become a real force for change?
Netanyahu's coziness with the odious, xenophobic Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is hardly unprecedented. Menachem Begin sent arms to Argentina's military junta - who actually had Jewish blood on their hands
As he meets the Russian president yet again in the wake of Trump's Iran deal exit and escalating tensions over Iran in Syria, Israel must confront the truth: Netanyahu's policy of kowtowing to Moscow isn't working
Israel's Iron Dome has saved thousands of lives, but similar missile defense systems now face an unprecedented challenge from Pyongyang - as does the efficacy of America's military commitment to its allies
In IRA and Hezbollah friendly-Corbyn, the Conservatives should have had an easy target on anti-terror policy. But they have skeletons of their own
The recent horrific attack by 'evil losers', in Trump's words, won't swing the UK election. But will the U.S. president's hazardous position provide them a different win?
This week the Palestinian leadership threatened to sue the U.K .for the Balfour Declaration, ahead of its centenary. The threat was later commuted to a request for an apology. It’s a symbolic move - but also a cry of despair.
Israel’s nationalist camp, long suspicious of, if not hostile to, the European Union’s attempts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, would - unwisely - celebrate Britain leaving the EU.
The lifting of arms embargo on Iran is sending the Middle East into a frenzied conventional arms race, reigniting decades-old concerns in Israel for its military edge over Arab states.
Unlike Iran, Pakistan doesn't call for Israel's destruction. But in certain ways, Islamabad poses more of a threat to Israel than Tehran does.
A lesser-scrutinized factor in rising U.S.-Israel tensions, alongside critical disagreements on Iran and the Palestinians, are Israeli government suggestions of a ‘repivot’ towards Russia.
My father found refuge in Glasgow as a young boy, but he would have detested the campaign for Scottish independence, built upon spite and narrow mindedness.
The British prime minister will likely be bearing a candid message during his visit: Stop settlement expansion and preserve the two-state solution.
Eulogized as a friend of Israel, Margaret Thatcher's attitude towards the Jewish state was in fact complex and critical - criticisms that have been overlooked largely because of the perception that her heart was in the right place.
Thatcher regarded herself as a steadfast friend of Israel, however, she was influenced by a view that was commonly held by British mandarins: the perception that the Arab-Israel conflict was at the core of the difficulties facing the West.