From Azure, an article on Israel's electoral complex; and an essay on Zionism's new challenge. From Commentary, there are good grounds for hoping that the dangerous experiment revived at Annapolis will fail. From Reset, a special issue on the Annapolis summit. Mearsheimer and Walt on Israel's false friends. Yo, anyone who fears Iran: George Bush is heading off for a tour of the Middle East — he will not be greeted as a conquering hero. If George W. Bush added a tour of Israel's "security barrier" to his visit, he might understand how essential a political solution to terror is, rather than a military one. Of Braveheart and Bush: The Mideast is no aberration — just ask the Scots. A paper finds that the lack of IDF rapes of Palestinian women is designed to serve a political purpose.

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