"Netanyahu at War"

Tel Aviv, Israel | September 10, 2019

He’s bragging about attacks in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq, dissing Arab citizens and the press, and promising to annex much of the West Bank. Whatever it takes to hold on.

"Trump, Congress, Europe & the PA Security Forces"

Jerusalem | August 15, 2019

A disaster is on the horizon, created by Trump and members of Congress who call themselves Israel's friends.

"Netanyahu's Fail & Trump's Repeat Bailouts In Israel-Palestine"

Tel Aviv, Israel | May 29, 2019

What is Trump's Israel-Palestine solution? Let others pick up the pieces.

"The Suitcases That Could Spark A Mideast War"

Tel Aviv, Israel | February 21, 2019

Military sources say Iran is refitting thousands of ‘dumb’ rockets in Syria and Lebanon so it can zero in on targets the length and breadth of Israel.

"Fake Tweets Put Israel in Bed With Iranian Exile 'Terrorists'" 

Tel Aviv, Israel | July 25, 2019

The new face of cyber-ops in our hyperconnected, digitized world too often resembles the real thing. And it looks like Iranians are pretty good at it.

"Bibi 'The Magician' Re-Elected. Now What?"

Tel Aviv, Israel | April 10, 2019

Netanyahu, facing multiple indictments, may keep himself out of jail by annexing the West Bank. But what happens to 2.5 million Palestinians there? And to Israel’s identity?

"Trump's Shutdown Threatens West Bank Stability" 

Jerusalem | January 21, 2019

The last thread of U.S.-Palestinian ties has been the American-trained and -equipped Palestinian security force, but Congress in its confusion is about to cut them off.

"Inside Christian Jerusalem's New Makeover"

Jerusalem | November 16, 2018

A museum recently opened by the Franciscan order is trying to tell the story of Jerusalem, and reassert the city's centrality for Christianity alongside Judaism and Islam.

"A History of Trump-Palestinian Relations"

Khan al-Ahmar, West Bank | September 13, 2018

The best that can be said is that the Trump team just doesn’t know what it’s doing, misjudging the world’s most intractable conflict for a New York City real estate negotiation.

"Arak & Old Middle East Militias"

Me'ilya, Israel | June 8, 2018

In a small modified garage in an Arab-Christian village in northern Israel is a boutique distillery producing some of the world's best arak.

"Israel & Gaza Go To War Despite  Themselves"

Tel Aviv, Israel | November 13, 2018

The best laid plans of mice, men, Netanyahu and Hamas notwithstanding, the current round began inadvertently when an Israeli special ops raid into Gaza went awry.

"Dispatch from the Israel-Syria Border"

Golan Heights | July 18, 2018

Trump and Putin suggested in Helsinki they’re working to assure Israel’s security, but Iran hasn’t gotten the message.

"Israel & Hamas: Negotiating with Rockets & Bombs"

Tel Aviv, Israel | May 31, 2018

Despite 24 hours of Palestinian rocket attacks on towns outside Gaza, and Israeli airstrikes on targets inside, nobody was killed. Both sides are calibrating carefully.

"How Gaza Became Hell on Earth"

Kissufim, Israel | May 15, 2018

This week marked the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence and the Palestinians’ ‘Nakba,’ or catastrophe. But Monday’s bloodshed in Gaza sprang from more recent disasters.

Exclusive Interview with Ehud Barak

Tel Aviv, Israel | May 7, 2018

Barak hated the Iran nuclear accord while it was being negotiated, but since it was signed, thinks it makes no sense to tear it up. And his big worry remains the Palestinians.

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"On the Frontlines of Purim in Tel Aviv"

Tel Aviv, Israel | March 10, 2018

Arguably the best kept secret on the world party circuit is Purim in Tel Aviv -- aka "Jewish Halloween"

"Dispatch From the Israel-Gaza Border"

Israel-Gaza Border | May 14, 2018

Israeli snipers killed dozens of Palestinian protesters trying to storm the Gaza fence on the day the U.S. Embassy opened in Jerusalem.

"A Crusader Fortress Turned 5-Star Luxury Hotel"

Jaffa, Israel | April 28, 2018

The new Setai is simply the latest occupant of the iconic site, located at Jaffa's entrance between the bustling Clock Tower Square and white-stone seaside promenade.

"Netanyahu vs. The Police"

Tel Aviv, Israel | February 14, 2018

The Israeli PM is trying to save his political career by tearing down the nation's trust in democracy & law enforcement.

"The Untold Story of Israel-Palestinian Security Coordination"

Tel Aviv, Israel | February 12, 2018

Israeli and Palestinian security officers work behind the scenes to keep the peace -- as long as Trump doesn't blow it.

"How Netanyahu Can Outrun the Cops"

Tel Aviv, Israel | August 10, 2017

Bibi says he's a victim of conspiracies, but when a key aide turns state's witness 'it's like taking the fly off the wall and putting him on the stand.'

"Donald Trump's Flying Circus in the Holy Land" 

Jerusalem | May 23, 2017

He came, he saw, he confused, but the American president still has a lot of hopeful fans in Israel. 

"Trump, Netanyahu and Charlottesville"

Tel Aviv, Israel | August 17, 2017

Netanyah's cynical delay denouncing Trump's Nazi equivocation.

"Death Toll and Tensions Rise in the Holy Land"

Jerusalem | July 24, 2017

Questions of security & sovereignty have once again come to a deadly collision at one of the holiest sites for Judaism and Islam.

"Inside Banksy's West Bank Hotel"
Bethlehem, West Bank | April 23, 2017
Irony and riots, puns, and prayers for peace make for a surreal experience in the shadow of Israel's Great Wall. 

"The Modern Israeli Kalashnikov"

Kiryat Gat, Israel | February 26, 2017

An Israeli company with close connections to the country's elite special forces has been licensed by Russia to produce assault rifles in America.

"Netanyahu Grilled By Police Over Corruption Charges"
Tel Aviv, Israel | January 2, 2017
The criminal case against the prime minister has been opened. But the specifics are secret and the politics complicated.
"Israel's Secret Terror Weapon"
Gush Etzion, West Bank | April 21, 2016
Terror incidents have waned. Is the $100 million a year the U.S. spends on the Palestinian Authority Security Forces paying off?

"Terror Attack in Jerusalem"

Jerusalem | January 8, 2017

Plowing a car or truck through a crowd was used to horrifying effect in Nice & Berlin -- and now in Israel where such attacks began.

"How Israel Plays Syria's Civil War"
Golan Heights | August 2, 2016
After half a decade sitting out the conflagaration across its border, is Israel about to pick a side?
"Inside the Israel-Hezbollah Cold War"
Tel Aviv, Israel | March 3, 2016
The threat of devastation on both sides of the Israel-Lebanon conflict is now enormous. Does that mean no more wars?