Unique among early Iron Age civilizations, the ancient Israelites left behind very few tombs. Does this reflect a gap in the archeological record, or the customs of an egalitarian society?
The Great Equalizer
Better to Undermine Iran’s Nuclear Program Than to Conclude Another Bad Deal
Last Friday, yet another mysterious explosion rocked a military site in the Islamic Republic, in what seems to be a coordinated attempt to sabotage Iranian nuclear ambitions—although there remains a possibility that these incidents could be accidental, and related only by coincidence. For their part, the ayatollahs have blamed Israel, and not unreasonably. Eli Lake comments on what this all means for the future of American attempts to limit the Iranian nuclear program: