It is now fashionable to say that "the two-state solution is dead." Why dead? How dead?
Issues that fueled the May and June protests are hardly a laughing matter, and they are not about to quietly disappear.
U.S. options for military intervention in Syria would cost "billions" and require massive commitments of troops, plus planes, ships, submarines, and other equipment.
July 6 interview with Salah Adli, the General Secretary of the Egyptian Communist Party.
It is not unlike Sherlock Holmes and the dog that didn't bark. And like Holmes, start with the facts.
The election of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran was welcomed by thousands coming onto the streets of Tehran and other Iranian cities.
The Obama administration's announcement last week that it would start direct military aid to Syrian rebels is a dangerous step in the wrong direction.
Hard-hit Berlin, where 400,000 are unaccounted for, will now lose millions of euros in subsidies from the European Union and richer German states.
The so-called Guptagate scandal that has gripped South Africa over the past month has further exposed the scale of corruption dogging the ruling ANC. President Zuma was reportedly incandescent with rage.
It doesn't take much to agitate the defenders of the official orthodoxy.