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Robert Satloff

 
About the author

Robert Satloff is the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the author of several books on the Middle East, including Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust’s Long Reach into Arab Lands.

How American leaders in World War II picked up deliberately anti-Semitic policies from their Vichy French partners in North Africa.

Oct. 30 2017 12:01AM

In 1942 a band of Algerian Jews risked all to help the Allies invade North Africa. Then Washington betrayed them. Thus was born modern American Middle East policy.

Oct. 9 2017 12:01AM

Yes, Israel’s popular right now. But most of its new friendships are based on assessments of common interest—and such assessments can change overnight.

Nov. 14 2016 12:01AM

Good. In two words: not good. But despite the murkiness, there are things it can do.

Sept. 7 2014 5:44PM

We don't need overhyped claims about the collapse of Sykes-Picot to see that Israel has more than enough bad options to grapple with.

Jan. 22 2014 8:57PM