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  • A dangerous turning point in Israel [Editorial]

    A dangerous turning point in Israel  [Editorial]
    As the situation in Israel threatens to spiral out of control, that nation's leaders took important steps on Sunday to rein in a cycle of violence that began with the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens last month. The arrest of six Israelis in the killing of a Palestinian teenager, who was reportedly beaten and burned, and strong words from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others describing the killing as a horrific crime and the work of "Jewish terrorists," should send a message to militants and radicals on both sides that the growing vigilantism in Israel and the occupied territories will not be tolerated. We can only hope it is not too late.
  • Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism

    Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism
    It's hardly an exaggeration to describe the long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that reconvened in Washington this week as the pre-nuptial ceremony for an arranged marriage between a reluctant couple who neither like nor trust each other much....

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel
    In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...

    CNN reassigns reporter who referred to harassing Israelis as 'scum'

    CNN reassigns reporter who referred to harassing Israelis as 'scum'
    A CNN journalist on the Israel-Gaza border who created controversy Thursday when she tweeted that Israelis who could be heard cheering while a presumed rocket was landing in Gaza were "scum" has been reassigned.  Diana Magnay has been moved to Moscow, a...

    Forget 'peace,' how about Israel and Hamas give 'compromise' a chance?

    Forget 'peace,' how about Israel and Hamas give 'compromise' a chance?
    The saying goes: “When you’re already in a hole, stop digging.” In Israel, they apparently have a slightly different saying: “When you’re already in a hole, dig it deeper.” On Wednesday, as the Israeli air offensive...