To begin to understand Israelrequires some familiarity with her history, political situation, and more.
A look at some common (mis)impressionswith regard to Israel's situation:
Commentary, background and insights:
Observations on the 40th Anniversary of the Six Day War
Report on UN Security Council Resolution 242
The story of Hebron
Text of Road Map
For information related to the war in Lebanon:
For background to the war:
For information related to the war in Gaza, early 2009.
Major Palestinian Arab organizations/factions/entities:
A look at some Arab/Palestinian positions: