The country needs to remember that self-defence is not the same as smart defence.
A chilling article by Gilad Sharon, son of the former Israeli prime minister, in the Jerusalem Post.
Arab and Muslim nations condemn Israel but remain mute in the face of ongoing ethnic cleansing in Sudan.
Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says Gaza conflict is "to do with Iran" after not realising he was still on air.
Hamas military commander killed as Israel launches new Gaza offensive.
The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.
When workers are given a clear choice, they choose the man who fights for them.
These are the places most of us will never see. We do not know these landscapes and we cannot visit them.
The president seems like a nice sort of guy, really.
Viewed from Britain, often through the prism of scornful media, the US Republican Party can seem a paranoid, fanatical sect. That jaundiced representation makes it hard to understand how the presidential contest could have been even remotely competitive.
A second chance.
Angela Merkel on Britain leaving the EU.
The killings of Abraham Lincoln, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and John F Kennedy all seemed world-changing events. But is assassination anything other than an act of petty vanity?
It would be a mistake to regard the result as a sweeping endorsement of the Obama presidency.
After the best part of a year at the frantic centre of a national campaign, Ohio is tired to the bone.
There is relief – and pride – about the US election result in Labour ranks.
With whites now accounting for only 72 per cent of the electorate, the party's election strategy is bust.
Including, how the Democrats have won the popular vote in five of the last six elections.
From Elizabeth Warren and memes, to glum Fox News pundits and Paul Ryan's biceps.
The Republican candidate was gracious at the end, but couldn't help looking a bit sad at his defeat.
The US president owes his victory to his political machine, not his campaign strategy.
"I believe we can seize this future together because we are not as divided as our politics suggests."
US president wins decisive re-election after securing key swing states.
The US and its allies should take a much harder look at our partners against the Taliban.
Nicky Woolf liveblogs the result of the 2012 presidential election.
Your guide to the American election: when each state declares, who is likely to win it, and what kind of hot dogs you need.
The opinion polls have hardened in favour of the President in the last days of the campaign.
Barack Obama makes his final election pitch.
In Florida, the Democrat charge is that Republicans are trying to stop black people from voting.