Shimon Peres


The Race for Primacy in the Middle East

The Middle East is about to change. No, the dysfunctional political systems are not about to become more free or fair or democratic. National economies are not going to improve

Nothing Has Changed Since the Yom Kippur War

The act of atonement in which we are engaged over the recently declassified documents from the Yom Kippur War is nothing but a hollow pagan ritual.

The keys to defusing tensions between America and Muslims

There have been many reports on television, many statements by politicians, and many articles, columns and letters in newspapers regarding the location of the proposed Islamic Center in Manhattan near

The Arabs and Turkey

There is something in the Arab public space that hampers an objective discussion of Turkey's increasing political involvement in the region, its remarkable stances in favour of Arab causes, and

After Mubarak

Walking through the sweltering heat of the city’s streets, a visitor sees few signs that change is on the way in Egypt. Outdated posters of a young Hosni Mubarak –

Erdogan ‘is no Gamal Abdel Nasser’

A recent poll has revealed that 43 per cent of Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip view Turkey as the regional country that is most supportive of

University of Korea cancels granting Peres honorary doctorates

One of the South Korea universities decided to cancel granting the Israeli President Shimon Peres a honorary doctorates. The Korean authorities also decided to reduce Peres’ visit today, because of

Israel’s bomb out of the shadows

Israel faces unprecedented pressure to abandon its official policy of “ambiguity” on its possession of nuclear weapons as the international community meets at the United Nations in New York this

Erdogan does DC

Turkish Prime Minister Recip Erdogan is in Washington, D.C. for meetings with American officials and a number of public and private appearances along the DC circuit.

Failed Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks May Sink Obama’s Middle East Strategy

President Obama’s failure to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks has severely diminished his administration’s hopes of achieving a Two-State Solution. Persuading Israel and the Palestinians to reach an accord lay at