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  • ISRAEL: WikiLeaks and Israel -- quiet relief, louder vindication, for now

     
    The morning after the first disclosures of WikiLeaks' trove of diplomatic cables, buzz in Israel was somewhere between relief and vindication, and officials were being thankful by keeping quiet. Relations between Israel and the U.S. are based on a tight.....
  • ISRAEL: Iranians at the gates — what to do?

     
    Israel often warns that Iran is at its gates, waging war by proxy from both south and north. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Lebanon brings Iran to Israel's northern gate in the flesh, and the question many are asking......
  • ISRAEL: Jonathan Pollard in exchange for settlement freeze extension?

     
    The clock is ticking away on the freeze. The 10-month moratorium on Jewish settlement construction expires Sept. 26, presenting the most immediate obstacle to the newly resumed directIsraeli-Palestinian talks, already teetering. Israeli Prime Minister...
  • MIDDLE EAST: While waiting for the peace talks to begin ...

     
    Since reopening with much fanfare last week, peace talks between Israel and Palestinians continue to generate the typical mood swings. Parades are promptly rained on, windows of opportunity pronounced open one minute are declared closing the next. The...
  • ISRAEL: The odd case of the AWOL commando

     
    Last week, the country was on edge as a soldier from an elite unit mysteriously disappeared during training. The 20-hour drama sent all systems into overdrive as a manhunt was launched, underscoring Israel's sensitivity to possible abductions of...
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 25 - 30 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here The Early Show Chef Bobby Flay. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today......
  • ISRAEL: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responds to recent attacks

     
    A rocket fired from Gaza on the Israeli city of Ashkelon, rockets fired from Sinai on Aqaba and Eilat, the Lebanese army opening fire on members of the Israeli Defense Forces along the border. The chain of seemingly unrelated recent......
  • ISRAEL: Officials to testify on flotilla events Monday amid intrigue and police investigation

     
    Somehow, summertime in the Middle East is accident-prone. From military misadventures to political predicaments and diplomatic disasters, the heat just seems to fry judgment. The interception of the Gaza flotilla left a sour taste in Israel’s mouth, and...
  • ISRAEL: Officials testify before Israeli commission examing the flotilla raid

     
    Israel's top officials are testifying before the Israeli commission set up to examine the circumstances of the raid on the Gaza flotilla. The Turkel Commission's official mandate mostly concerns questions of compatibility with international law of the...
  • ISRAEL: A cautionary tale of officers, gentlemen and snakes

     
    Every so often, a legendary Israeli institution falls from grace. In 1995, the Shin Bet failed to protect Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin from assassination; in 1997, the Mossad loudly bungled an attempt to assassinate Khaled Meshaal in Jordan and more......
  • LEBANON, ISRAEL: Politicians trade barbs as activists prepare to set sail for Gaza

     
    Israel's deadly raid on a Turkish aid ship heading to the Gaza Strip may have sparked outrage from the international community and soured relations with Ankara, but what happened aboard the Mavi Marmara might pale compared to what could happen......