An Israeli man holds up a flag atop a hill overlooking the Gaza Strip in the southern town of Sderot (REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun).
Israel and the Changing Middle East
January 29, 2015,
The Israeli elections of March 2015 are likely to have a decisive influence on Israel’s policies toward the Palestinian issue and the Arab world. Itamar Rabinovich examines the role Israel finds itself in a changing Middle East and argues should a new Israeli government decide to resume negotiations with the Palestinian Authority, it is quite likely that the new government would seek to place the negotiations in the context of a broader understanding with the Arab world.