Michael Oren

Michael Oren, formerly Israel’s ambassador to the United States, a member of the Knesset, and a deputy minister for diplomacy, is the author of the forthcoming Swann’s War.

What Reactions to the Death of Shireen Abu Akleh Reveal

The belief that Israel has a policy of assassinating reporters has, explicitly or tacitly, now been accepted by much of the liberal world.

July 25 2022 12:01AM

How Gaza Became Israel's Unsolvable Problem

The fourth conflict in the last twelve years between Israel and Gaza looks remarkably like the first. What happened?

June 7 2021 12:01AM

Podcast: Michael Oren on Fiction and Foreign Policy

Historian, ambassador, public servant—Oren’s done it all. Now, after the publication of a new book of fiction, he joins us to talk about his multifaceted career.

Jan. 22 2021 12:01AM

For the Sake of Any Future Dialogue, Israeli and Diaspora Jews Need First to Define Who They Are

What does each one stand for, and what are its baseline responsibilities toward the other?

July 23 2018 12:01AM