Author's note | Useful websites | Map

For more information about the Middle East, the author recommends visiting the following websites: — The best source for news about Israel — Arabs and Israelis, trying to talk to each other, rather than about each other — A fearless Lebanese newspaper — Excellent translations of Middle Eastern newspapers. Heavy on the anti-Semitism. — The very smart blogger who writes about the Middle East, Islam, and torture, among other things — A rightist website that is relentless against Islamism — Some sensible ideas for solving the Middle East conflict — A preeminent center for Zionist thought — The Jerusalem Media and Communications Center which includes solid information on trends in Palestinian society — The leading leftist group in Israel; good information on settlements.