Benjamin Netanyahu

Daily Trump Tracker: When Donald met Bibi

A visit from Israel’s prime minister and fallout from a story on Russian contacts, in another newsworthy day from the Trump White House

Why Netanyahu’s revisionist Holocaust history helps no one

The Israeli prime minister’s recent lie about the roots of the tragedy will have dangerous, far-reaching implications

Amiel: A land for peace? Come off it.

Barbara Amiel on Israel’s elections and the brilliance of Bibi

Live: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses U.S. Congress

Watch Live from Washington as the prime minister of Israel addresses U.S. lawmakers

America’s dangerous liaisons: Asking Iran to be a friend

Why Obama would want to expand the potential scope of co-operation with Iran—even if it makes old allies nervous

Is the dream of Israel-Palestine peace dead?

As the conflict in Gaza ratchets up, it’s clear the status quo can’t hold. But the idea of a peaceful resolution seems as remote as ever

A friendship with few benefits

Harper’s cheerleading for the Jewish state was excessive enough that it verged on the absurd


Live-blogging Stephen Harper’s Israeli Knesset address

‘Every time Harper says Canada is Israel’s best friend, I’ll take a slug,’ says Michael Petrou

Putting Bibi in a corner

His relationship with the U.S. unravelling, Benjamin Netanyahu is, at best, a reluctant partner in the latest peace talks

Last chance at peace?

Last chance at peace for Israel and Palestine?

Both sides remain skeptical that new talks will yield any final deal

Tzipi Livni and the return of a two-state solution

Barely a month ago, the arc of Israeli politics seemed pretty clear, if not all that promising. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party had teamed up with the even more right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu, and the combined bloc was poised to dominate the election. Its probable coalition partners included Naftali Bennett’s Jewish Home party, which wants to formally annex a chunk of the West Bank and is opposed to the creation of a Palestinian state. Israel was lurching to the right, throwing away what might be its last chance at a workable peace with the Palestinians.