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Brent Sasley

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Arlington, TX, United States

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Past articles by Brent:

The White House peace plan puts Israel’s concerns first — and shortchanges Palestinians

The deal is one-sided in these five ways. → Read More

Key takeaways from the Israeli election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not only survived but grew his party’s share of parliamentary seats. → Read More

What the controversy over Ilhan Omar’s tweets tells us about AIPAC today

This is the beginning of a new chapter in American and American Jewish history, and this makes the controversies over what it means to lobby on Israel more fraught. → Read More

Israel’s upcoming election could produce even more political parties. Here’s why.

An allegedly temporary electoral system has proved long-lasting. → Read More

Israeli elections could be happening soon. Here’s what you should know.

If elections are called, does Netanyahu run the risk of losing? → Read More

What the Labor Party’s election says about the prospects for Israel’s left

Israel's party politics show a fractured system. → Read More

Jerusalem’s status won’t be as easy to settle as other real estate deals. Here’s why.

Dealmakers, take note. → Read More

Israel's Right Turn

After weeks of speculation, Israel’s election has finally ended with the victory of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing Likud Party. As the post-election dust settles, it has grown clear how long-standing cultural and political shifts among the Jewish Israeli public shaped this year’s vote. → Read More

Likud or Likudn't?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on the Iranian nuclear program went about as expected. → Read More

Israel's Tangled Democracy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s third government has fallen, and new elections will be held on March 17, 2015. In the end, his coalition, which comprised parties with different, sometimes opposing, agendas and priorities, simply could not hold together. → Read More

Israel Is Winning This War

Is Israel losing the Gaza war? There is a lot of commentary arguing that it is. Certainly, this thinking goes, Israel is racking up considerable battlefield victories, but they pale in comparison to the broader defeat it is suffering. After all, Hamas is achieving its goal of disrupting of Israelis’ ability to live a normal life, grim images... → Read More

How Erdoğan has reshaped Turkish politics, and what it means for current corruption scandal

As a powerful leader, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan may very well survive recent corruption charges against his party. But the damage to Turkish institutions will be greater. → Read More

the price israel pays for its poor national-security decision making

How the country's "kitchen cabinet" style negotiations lead to foreign-policy blunders → Read More