Gagging orders, media censorship and the public interest.
Yair Lapid could end up as camouflage for Netanyahu’s intransigence.
Hamas say Gazans should "better know their enemy".
The latest election results analysed.
Could the Israeli prime minister be tempted to turn away from the far right and look left? Unlikely but not impossible.
On 22 January, Israelis will go to the polls. The world watches – but how much do we really know about the country that calls itself “the sole bastion of democracy” in the Middle East?
The diversity of views that has developed has been temporarily obscured by Operation Pillar of Defence.
There must be a limit, though, to how long bombs, bullets, and barbed wire can contain Gaza.
Reporting from Tel Aviv and Ramallah as the latest rash of violence began to sweep Israel, Jason Cowley finds a nation implacably set on a course of war . . . and increasingly disconnected from the world.
Despite the latest ceasefire, there is no way clear to peace. And there is no military solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.