Ashkenazi’s Challenges

Gabi Ashkenazi, the former IDF Chief of Staff, is the first Israeli Foreign Minister in the last 11 years whose views are not shaped by the Israeli right-wing ideology.

Annexation: A Disaster in the Making

To this charge I readily confess. We are concerned, above all, with Israel’s national interests: security, economic, and moral.

Annexation:  Huge Risks, Unclear Benefits

The economic price of annexation is 52 billion shekels per year.  A reply by Commanders for Israel's Security to Hodaya Karash-Hazony.

An Alternative Gaza Strategy

Given the phased nature of the proposed initiative, the transition from implementing one stage of Israeli and international relief measures to another is contingent on the Palestinian sides’…