A 1985 document from an Israeli think tank sounded a stark warning about the economic and demographic time bomb that was ticking in the Gaza Strip — if anyone wanted to hear it.
One can learn a lot about the liberal circles that have emerged from the revolutions in the Arab world from a cultural journal that began publication just before the uprisings started.
As defense minister, Barak surely realizes that if the 1990-92 crisis was the lowest point in our relations with the Americans since the 1956 Sinai Campaign, the situation today is much worse.
People on the street have no reliable info, unsurprisingly their impression is based merely on gut feeling.
Engineers are characterized by a greater intolerance of uncertainty, a quality evident among extremists.
Thirty years ago, Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said published his highly influential book 'Orientalism' in which he accused Middle Eastern studies of being nothing more than a tool in the hands of imperialism.
It is clear to the United States that the response on the North Korea issue is a presentation of objectives regarding Iran as well, for good or ill.
The committee, Marcus says, will be harsh in its judgment of the prime minister for "the rashness and lack of judgment that characterized Ehud Olmert."
This is the real story of Annapolis: a story of fierce personal emotions, disappointment, affront and desperation.