David Makovsky

Security forces of the Palestinian National Authority in Bethlehem (Image: Shutterstock)

Two states talk is hopeless without enforcement

March 1, 2024 | David Makovsky

Israel’s most logical war objective is simply to end Hamas control of Gaza (Image: Shutterstock)

Israel’s mission in Gaza

November 1, 2023 | David Makovsky, Dennis Ross, Robert Satloff

Coalition lawmakers celebrate the passage of their Bill, while huge protests continue (Images: Twitter, Shutterstock)

Age of “Reasonableness?”

August 1, 2023 | David Makovsky

Netanyahu (right), with Defence Minister Gallant (top left), IDF Chief of Staff Halevi (bottom left) and other security officials (Image: GPO/ Flickr)

Israeli politics after “Shield and Arrow”

May 25, 2023 | David Makovsky

National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir and Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich: Both represent parties that ultimately seek to annex the whole West Bank (Image: Amir Cohen/ Alamy Live News)

Netanyahu’s Coalition and the Palestinian issue

January 29, 2023 | David Makovsky

The Sept. 15 White House signing ceremony involved documents that had some notable differences from past Israeli peace treaties with Egypt and Jordan

The New Middle East?

September 30, 2020 | David Makovsky

Netanyahu sees expanding sovereignty to areas of the West Bank as a key part of his legacy

The complexities of ‘applying sovereignty’ in the West Bank 

April 30, 2020 | David Makovsky

Over to you: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (right) gives Benny Gantz a mandate to form a government

Gantz gets his chance

November 4, 2019 | David Makovsky

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigns

How Netanyahu reversed course on early elections

November 29, 2018 | David Makovsky

The Money and the Message

The Money and the Message

September 27, 2016 | David Makovsky

Courting Danger

Courting Danger

January 30, 2015 | David Makovsky

Fayyad Out

Fayyad Out

April 29, 2013 | David Makovsky