Larry Kaplow

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Longtime Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat Dies Of Complications From COVID-19

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Often the voice of the Palestinians in peace talks with Israel, Erekat's pursuit of peace through negotiation never prevailed. He was 65.


Beirut Explosion Looks Like An Accident — And A Sign Of The Country's Collapse

Friday, August 07, 2020

Tuesday's blast came against a backdrop of ongoing, unaddressed government dysfunction. Some of the country's chronic problems may help explain how 2,750 tons of explosives were neglected at the port.


Israel's 'Groundhog Day': Hold Elections. Call Another Vote. Repeat

Sunday, March 01, 2020

After two failed tries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to win reelection on Monday. But don't be surprised if there's another inconclusive result.


Why The U.S. Embassy In Iraq Became A Target Of Anger Again

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Demonstrators threw stones and were met with tear gas during a second day of protests. Here are some of the keys to understanding what happened.


White House Adviser: On Mideast Peace Plan, 'We Are Aiming For The Home Run'

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

"We are aiming for a comprehensive solution," Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt tells NPR. "We're prepared to weather criticism from all sides."


What To Know About The Sudden Talk Of War With Iran

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The White House has talked as if conflict with Iran could soon erupt. U.S. officials said Wednesday another 5,000 military personnel might go to the region. Here's a look at the talk and the risks.


Analysis: Does Netanyahu's Win Maintain Status Quo Or Push Israel Further Right?

Friday, April 12, 2019

The Israeli prime minister's fourth consecutive term — fifth total — comes as he flirts with lightning-rod issues and hard-right and religious factions.


Here's What To Know About Israel's Upcoming Elections

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Israelis go to the polls this Tuesday, April 9. A win by Netanyahu could make him the country's longest-serving prime minister — and take Israel further to the right.


Analysis: The End Of The 'Caliphate' Doesn't Mean The End Of ISIS

Friday, March 22, 2019

U.S.-backed forces in Syria and the White House say that ISIS' territorial caliphate has been eliminated in Syria. Even so, its threats remain.


U.S. Is About To Reinstate Iran Sanctions. Here's What That Means

Friday, November 02, 2018

Come Monday, the Trump administration plans to restore the full measure of sanctions that were lifted with the Iran nuclear deal. You probably have questions about the situation. We have answers.


Children Again Pay The Price in Yemen's War As Focus Shifts To Accountability

Friday, August 24, 2018

The United Nations says 22 children were killed in an airstrike and puts the blame on the Saudi-led forces intervening in the civil war.


What's The Deal With The Deepening Dispute Between U.S. And Turkey?

Monday, August 13, 2018

With the tariffs, sanctions and insults, these longtime allies are looking like anything but. As the Turkish lira falls, you may wonder what's going on here — and why it matters. We have answers.


Understanding The Map Of Jerusalem, Or Trying To

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The move on Monday of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem endorses Israel's view of the city — where it has reshaped the map to solidify its hold.


What You Need To Know About The Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, May 07, 2018

Ahead of President Trump's announcement, here's a look at what the sanctions do, what a U.S. pullout would mean, and possible reaction in Iran and around the world.


History Of U.S. Responses To Chemical Weapons Attacks In Syria

Friday, April 13, 2018

Presidents Trump and Obama both have had to decide whether to take action against the Assad government after civilian deaths.


At Least 16 Palestinians Killed By Israeli Troops In Demonstrations Along Gaza Border

Friday, March 30, 2018

Tensions are high as Palestinians are staging big "March of Return" rallies along the border for the next six weeks, in advance of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the state of Israel.


When Iran Heads To The Polls, A Stark — If Limited — Choice Awaits

Thursday, May 18, 2017

President Rouhani's re-election bid has hit a steep challenge from hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi. Though Ayatollah Khamenei will remain supreme leader, the choice still marks a crossroads. Here's a primer.


Trump Backers Want Ideology Test For Extreme Vetting

Saturday, February 04, 2017

What could "extreme vetting" mean in practice? For some who've helped form President Trump's refugee policies, it's not about stricter security screening. It's about something else.


FACT CHECK: Trump's Tweets On Christians, ISIS And Vetting Miss The Bigger Picture

Sunday, January 29, 2017

A day after criticism and chaos for some caused by his executive order temporarily banning Muslims from seven countries, the president took to Twitter Sunday morning to defend himself.


7 Things To Know About Israeli Settlements

Thursday, December 29, 2016

West Bank settlements have expanded under every Israeli government over the past half-century. Nearly 10 percent of Israel's Jewish population now lives on land captured in the 1967 Six-Day War.