Articles By Meredith Mandell
From Politics & Policy Aug 25
Living on land annexed by Israel, but still close to Syria, Druze townspeople in the Golan Heights have put their chips on a tyrant they see as their defender from radical Islam. Some are rethinking that strategy.
From Politics & Policy Jul 17
During her last visit in Israel as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton talked about Egypt but really thought about Iran. And made scant mention of the Palestinians, nowhere near as pressing an issue for America as the Arab Spring.
From Economy Jul 14
Israel is faced with a major water deficit, and it's investing in desalination to solve the problem -- but the country's big push for getting water from the sea is not without risks, from the environmental to the political.
From Politics & Policy Jun 28
Worries about present-day issues overshadowed unsavory history this week as Russian President Vladimir Putin made a 24-hour whirlwind visit to Israel, as Moscow and the Jewish state were reminded that it's better to be friends than indifferent to each other, or worse.
From Politics & Policy Jun 12
Hackers gathered in Tel Aviv last week to discuss the state of cybersecurity, amid suspicions that Israel is behind attacks on Iranian computers. What they heard instead was a warning, from one of the most prominent names in their field, that they are playing with a very dangerous fire.
From Politics & Policy Jun 06
Ulpana is a tiny Israeli settler outpost in the West Bank that has been making headlines after the Israeli Supreme Court said it had to be demolished. The issue has escalated all the way to parliament, and the prime minister himself is sounding off on a conflict that exposes a deep divide in Israeli society.