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Election 2016
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“Who Would Be Better for Israel?”

What the Israeli public thinks of Clinton vs. Trump, and why.

UN and Israel
Sunny Side Up

At the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu took a very unusual attitude, for him: optimism.

Israel Infighting
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A Bloody Summer

Two years after the Gaza war of 2014, the political fight over Netanyahu’s handling of it heats up—and the prospect of another war looms.

Rift on the Right
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Bibi Goes to School

The Israeli Prime Minister kicks off the school year in an Arab village, as he tries to play Left against Right and perhaps alleviate a corruption scandal.

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illiberalism

Tribalism on one side strengthens tribalism on the other.

A Setback?

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party suffered a defeat at the polls on Sunday. But the country’s next parliamentary could come sooner than most expect, offering the populists another chance.

Europe's Mess

A “No” vote many thought would strike a serious blow against the EU may have been more of a stay of execution. But that does not mean any of Europe’s underlying problems have gone away.

Budget Battles

Many of the nation’s top military brass have Putin on their minds when looking at the 2018 defense budget.

democracy and its discontents

The outcome of the election made the public more supportive of America’s idiosyncratic election system overall.

Consequences

Yet more proof that the only way to assure good treatment for refugees is to do everything to prevent their displacement in the first place.

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