Was the Palestinian Reconciliation Deal a Mistake?

by Mitchell Plitnick At +972 Magazine my friend and colleague, Larry Derfner, a former columnist for the Jerusalem Post,¬†says he believes that by deciding to go forward with a third unity agreement with Hamas at this time, Palestinian President Mahmoud… Continue Reading

Will Ehud Barak be leaving US Politics too?

by Marsha B. Cohen Ehud Barak is retiring from Israeli politics in 2013, after two decades. Or so he says. A career officer in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) before entering politics, Barak’s first mention in the US press appears… Continue Reading