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Israel vs. The Palestinians : The List
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat may be one of those most damaged by the leaked Palestine papers.

The Palestine Papers: 4 key revelations

Leaked records of a decade of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians could threaten the peace process. What do the papers reveal?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is one of three Latin American leaders to publicly recognize a free and independent Palestinian state.

Why are Latin American countries endorsing a Palestinian state?

Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay say they recognize Palestinian independence along pre-1967 borders. What do they hope to accomplish?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu worked out a building freeze proposal with Secretary Hillary Clinton during a seven-hour meeting in New York.

Will Netanyahu finally compromise?

To get peace talks moving again, Washington is giving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu incentives — or are they bribes?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Obama made a push for Middle East peace in September, hosting the first round of direct talks between Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Obama's settlement stand: The end of Mideast peace talks?

Obama gently scolds Israel for expanding settlements in East Jerusalem. Is there any hope left for the talks between Netanyahu and Abbas?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Israelis demanding the release of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard

Israel's 'cockamamie' spy-swap offer

Would trading spy Jonathan Pollard for an extension of Israel's West Bank settlement freeze increase the chances of Mideast peace?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to continue new but limited construction on the West Bank settlements.

Israel's expiring settlement freeze: Deal breaker?

Israel says it won't extend its full-scale moratorium on building in the West Bank. Does that extinguish any hope of peace with the Palestinians?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Mideast peace talks: Reason to be optimistic?

The U.S.-brokered talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority got off to a better-than-expected start — but is resolution really within sight?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during the first day of negotiations about a Middle East peace plan.

Dividing up Jerusalem?

As peace talks begin in Washington, Israel says it might cede part of Jerusalem to the Palestinians. Could that pave the way to a deal?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians would be difficult but possible.

Israel-Palestinian talks: Doomed to failure?

On Sept. 2, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will sit down in Washington. Is there any chance they'll make progress amid a daunting array of obstacles?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Cameron: Not your father's Tory

David Cameron: Gaza is 'a prison camp'

Britain's new prime minister jumped headlong into the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Did he leap too far?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Best Column
Ryan canceled a trip to Jerusalem to protest Israel's human rights abuses

Meg Ryan's misguided Israel boycott

It shouldn't matter that a movie star famous for crinkling her nose is refusing to travel to Israel, says Jacob Weisberg at Newsweek. But it does

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Obama and Netanyahu at their White House meeting Tuesday.

Obama and Netanyahu: Friends again?

The two leaders met at the White House and insisted that the U.S.-Israel relationship is as strong as ever. Commentators have their doubts

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
What's President Obama's plan?

Obama: Middle East peacemaker?

Obama may be working on an ambitious peace plan for the Israelis and the Palestinians. Would it stand a chance of working?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu's 'invisible' White House visit

No fancy state dinner. No press conference. Not even a photo op. Here, 4 things that didn't happen when the spatting U.S. and Israeli leaders met this week

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Sarah Palin.

Israel: What would Palin do?

Sarah Palin accuses President Obama of being tougher on a longtime ally than he is on America's enemies. Is Palin right, or is she just trying to grab headlines?

 
Israel vs. The Palestinians : Opinion Brief
Benjamin Netanyahu.

Is Obama dissing Israel?

The U.S. has stepped up its rhetoric in response to Israel's recent "insult." Is Obama being too hard on this long-time ally?

 
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