Cook is a British writer and a freelance journalist based in Nazareth
The killing of commanders from Lebanese Hizballah and an Iranian general in the Golan by Israel may shore up support for Netanyahu before the upcoming election or it may backfire, if the tension escalates into a major clash.
The Israeli prime minister was reportedly asked to avoid Sunday's march in Paris, out of a fear he would use the occasion to exploit divisions in French society.
The Palestinian application to the ICC has set in motion a series of events with potentially dramatic consequences for both Israel and the Palestinians.
Early move to election designed to strengthen right’s hand by accentuating internal threats and cast the vote as one for Israel's soul.
His chief rival, the centrist Yair Lapid, is at his lowest ebb, as the pair struggle over who Israel’s economy benefits