Helmut Kohl, who died today, talked to Ha'aretz in 2001 about how excited he was over the euro, which he saw as a safeguard against another war in Europe
Israel should drop the assumption that the international processes that led to Kosovo's independence could bring about an imposed agreement with the Palestinians.
Israel must remain faithful to the principles of self-determination on which it was founded and be the 100th country to recognize Kosovo. Not just for Kosovo's sake - but for its own,
The European Union was quick to condemn Hezbollah in words but when it comes to action, it will be more difficult to get a consensus vote on sanctions from the 27-member organization.
According to conventional wisdom, the stronger and more successful economically China becomes, the more cooperation grows and the greater the doubts about the ability of the United States to stand behind Taiwan, the more the momentum toward 'One China' will increase.
International polls show that while Obama was favored as the leader of the free world, citizens of only two countries supported Romney's candidacy: Israel and Pakistan.
A recent visit to Turkey yielded a number of insights about the sultan/statesman Erdogan, and his attitude to Israel.
For all Obama's flaws, the world still prefers Obama over Romneyahu.
Alfons Lopez Tena, who heads the Catalan Solidarity for Independence, speaks with Haaretz about his view of the future for the Catalonian separatist movement.
Just as Catalonia will soon be the state of the Catalan people, Israel is first and foremost the state of the Jewish people. There is no future for a binational state. Neither a federation nor a confederation, nor autonomy, nor cantons.