Benny Morris

Professor of Middle East History, Ben-Gurion University

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Professor of Middle East History at Ben-Gurion University in Be'er Sheva and author of 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

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Recent polls indicate a close election tomorrow, but all three major parties are moving to the right.

Israelis Go to the Polls as the Nation Moves Right

Recent polls indicate a close election tomorrow, but all three major parties are moving to the right.

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One of President Obama’s top foreign policy goals is a settlement in the Middle East and a Palestinian nation. But, will Israel go along?

Israelis Head to the Polls as Nation Drifts Right

One of President Obama’s top foreign policy goals is a settlement in the Middle East and a Palestinian nation. But, will Israel go along?

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