The foreign-policy expert explains how Egypt assesses its own interests, what its goals are in Gaza, and the future of its peace treaty with Israel.

May 24 2024 12:01AM

On both sides of the border, new security plans are being formed.

Amir Bar Shalom
March 22 2024 12:01AM

Watch three leading analysts talk about the Palestinian predicament, and what role Israel’s war against Hamas could ultimately play.

Nov. 21 2023 12:01AM

A retired IDF brigadier general offers a preliminary retrospective on what happened in the three weeks before Israel’s ground forces moved into Gaza.

Nov. 17 2023 12:01AM

Heinous violence meant to force everyone to choose sides has long been the recourse of a radical minority that fears time is not on its side.

Oct. 26 2023 12:01AM

A war in Gaza right now is a war on Hamas’s timeline and initiative. Israel should consider seizing the initiative by making unpredictable moves elsewhere first.

Oct. 13 2023 12:01AM

If they see Israel as weak and not a dependable ally, the likes of Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Egypt would have little choice but to align with Iran.

Oct. 12 2023 12:01AM

A photo revealed the Beirut nerve center for anti-Israel terror.

May 15 2023 12:01AM

It has less to do with ideological conviction than the fact that settlers anchor the IDF in place.

Aug. 18 2022 12:01AM

Israel’s actions in the recent Gaza flare-up show just how valuable self-correction can be. On every dimension, its performance was at least slightly improved.

Aug. 15 2022 12:01AM

To give Gazans a stake in their economic development, Israel could encircle Gaza with economic opportunities just beyond its borders—and thus just outside the terrorists’ control.

June 21 2021 12:02AM

There are four possibilities for the Gaza Strip’s future, from continued decline to Egypt stepping in. Which is most likely?

June 21 2021 12:01AM

There are plenty of nice plans for Gaza, but none that will change the core truth: Hamas will continue to seek Israel’s destruction, and Israel will continue to defend itself.

June 14 2021 12:04AM

As long as Gaza is a problem for Israel, Egypt can play an important role as a mediator, prove its usefulness as an ally to the U.S., and avoid its slide into irrelevance.

June 14 2021 12:03AM