Ed: 49: May/2024

Israeli PM Netanyahu with Gilad Shalit following the lop-sided 2011 prisoner swap deal that led to his freedom (Image: Isranet)

Essay: Redeeming the hostages

April 26, 2024 | Seth Mandel

The anti-Israel schadenfreude which followed the Iranian attack on Israel represents a disturbing side of human nature (Image: X/Twitter)

The Last Word: The iniquity of schadenfreude

April 26, 2024 | Rabbi Ralph Genende

Yayha Sinwar: The “Butcher of Khan Yunis” who became the mastermind of October 7 (Image: Shutterstock)

Demented or just diabolical

April 26, 2024 | Judith Miller

A meeting between Israeli leaders and officials and their US counterparts to discuss Gaza (Image: Flickr)

Rafah: Squaring the circle

April 26, 2024 | James Jeffrey

Image: Shutterstock

Biblio File: Navigating the diplomatic labyrinth

April 26, 2024 | Robert O. Freedman

NZ Foreign Minister Winston Peters at the UN (Screenshot)

AIR New Zealand: Grading NZ’s new government 

April 26, 2024 | Miriam Bell

Image: Shutterstock

Media Microscope: Beyond all recognition?

April 26, 2024 | Allon Lee

Yahya Sinwar and his brother Mohammed, who has long been his irreplaceable right-hand man (Image: X/Twitter)

Sinwar and the Hamas leadership abroad

April 26, 2024 | Khaled Abu Toameh

Palestinians an injured man after an Israeli airstrike in Rafah, Gaza (Image: Anas Mohammed/ Shutterstock)

Deconstruction Zone: Citing Hamas’ Gaza casualty claims amounts to journalistic malpractice 

April 26, 2024 | Oved Lobel

Products in these stores caused outrage in Malaysia (Image: Facebook)

Asia Watch: Hypersensitivities

April 26, 2024 | Michael Shannon

The Israeli Air Force: One of several military tools that can be employed in the expected response to the Iranian attack (Image: Flickr)

How should Israel respond to Iran? 

April 22, 2024 |

Iran is today prepared to openly employ its missiles because it sees itself part of a wider global coalition that includes Russia and China (Image: X/Twitter)

The Coalition of the Malevolent

April 22, 2024 | Eliot Cohen