Jesse Rosenfeld is a Canadian journalist based in the Middle East since 2007. His work has been published with the Nation, the Guardian, Al Jazeera English, Le Monde Diplomatique, the Toronto Star and the National among others. You can follow him on twitter @jrosyfield.

PEACE TALK?

Hamas recognizing the 1967 borders with Israel seems like a stunning new development. But it’s not the Israelis that Hamas means to impress.

UNHOLY ALLIANCE

On the Syrian battlefield, Vladimir Putin’s planes and special forces work ever more closely with the Party of God—labeled ‘terrorist’ by Washington.