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Jan 14, 2013, 12:26 PM
Another election – still no representation
Under Israel's electoral system, lawmakers are not duty-bound to represent the interests of the country’s citizens
Nov 23, 2012, 2:33 PM
Adding Diplomatic Creativity to Iron Dome Ingenuity
Perhaps the biggest hero of Operation Pillar of Defense is the Iron Dome missile defense system. Its impressive interception rate blunted the rocket threat from Hamas. saving countless lives and buying crucial time for the Israeli government to calculate...
Aug 8, 2012, 8:59 AM
Cool the Olympic outrage for just one minute
It wasn't anti-Semitism. And saying it was makes it harder to spot the real cases
Jul 4, 2012, 11:32 AM
Forget the Tal Law, It’s All About Education
It has taken just two months for a concerted attempt to regulate ultra-orthodox (haredi) military service to collapse. Charged with replacing the redundant Tal Law with a mechanism to ‘equalize the burden’ of national service, the Keshev Committee has...
Jun 8, 2012, 12:00 AM
Her Majesty’s lesson on democracy
The Queen’s record as Britain’s head of state illustrates an important lesson, one that the Arab nations would do well to heed: democracy is about so much more than elections
May 16, 2012, 10:42 AM
Time to Give the Voters a Voice
The dramatic Likud-Kadima coalition deal has been dubbed a “mega stinking” manoeuvre. And in many ways, it represents all that is noxious about our political system. Yet once the odour dissipates, the new unity government will have a golden...
Apr 25, 2012, 2:35 PM
Must we dance to the beat of the Iranian war drum?
If armed action against Iran turns out to be an absolute necessity, then so be it. But it is imperative that we first make absolutely sure it’s the right decision
Apr 10, 2012, 11:51 AM
The alternative 1948
The more I learned about the country, the more I uncovered uncanny parallels it shares with Israel's history
Mar 4, 2012, 10:58 AM
The curious case of Mrs. Assad
How did Asma, a textbook product of a liberal Western education, make the transition from London banker to accessory to tyranny?
Feb 16, 2012, 6:18 AM
No Cosmetic Answer to Israel’s African Influx
The approval of a huge detention camp may move the problem of African migration out of sight, but it showcases Israel's avoidance of any real solution
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