Janine Zacharia

Janine Zacharia, formerly the Jerusalem bureau chief of the Washington Post, is the Carlos Kelly McClatchy visiting lecturer at Stanford University.

Foreigners
July 24 2014 6:11 PMIsrael’s Media BlackoutWhy aren’t Israeli journalists questioning their military’s devastation in Gaza?
Foreigners
Nov. 16 2012 3:25 PMWhy Israel’s Gaza Campaign Is DoomedBenjamin Netanyahu’s decision to bomb Hamas militants will leave Israel more isolated, insecure, and alone.
Foreigners
March 6 2012 5:06 PMBibi Is BluffingIsrael may one day bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities. But it won’t be as soon as Netanyahu wants you to think.
Foreigners
March 19 2013 3:20 PMWhy Obama’s Israel Trip Is One Big MistakeNetanyahu insults the president, backed Romney, and hasn’t moved the peace process. No White House should reward behavior like that, not even from an ally.
Foreigners
July 19 2012 6:59 PMDraft DodgersThe attack in Bulgaria is a reminder of the dangers. But does Israel need ultra-Orthodox recruits to defend itself?

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  Double X
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  Health & Science
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  Sports
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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.