Israel

Conflict & Justice

Netanyahu, Rabin and the assassination that shook history

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Middle East peace. It used to be the golden chalice of deals. If an agreement could be struck between Israel and the Palestinians, then, hey, anything is possible. But Mideast peace now seems more distant than ever. And Tuesday's episode of Frontline helps to explain why. It's titled "Netanyahu At War." The doc is as much about Netanyahu as it is about Barack Obama's legacy on Middle East peace.

Global Scan

Russia demands that Bulgaria treat Soviet memorials with a little respect

Monuments showing heroic Soviet soldiers dot many of the former USSR satellite countries. And since the end of the Cold War, they have been refashioned by activists into political statements, infuriating Russian officials. In Africa, social media networks have been spreading a folk 'cure' for Ebola. And the Israeli government has kept independent human rights investigators out of Gaza. That and more, in today's Global Scan.