American-Israeli Affairs

Growing numbers of American Jews care about Israel only to the extent that Israel validates their own self-image. Israelis feel much the same way about them.

May 15 2017 12:01AM

It’s not about what Israel does. It’s about what, to their minds, Israel is.

May 8 2017 12:01AM

The conventional wisdom says the problem is Israel. It’s wrong.

April 4 2016 12:01AM

The famously poor personal chemistry between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu has had six years to take its toll. With a tense situation in. . .

Nov. 18 2014 12:01AM

By showing weakness in its negotiations with Iran, failing to take steps against Bashar Assad, wavering in its commitment to its allies in Egypt and. . .

Nov. 4 2014 12:01AM

Last week, a major two-day conference took place in Abu Dhabi, where participants from around the world gathered to discuss issues concerning the Middle East.. . .

Oct. 31 2014 12:01AM

Disparaging comments about the Israeli prime minister by anonymous administration officials offer an “appalling display of hypocrisy, hostility to Israel, and warmth toward the very. . .

Danielle Pletka
Oct. 30 2014 12:01AM

Senator Elizabeth Warren has incensed some on the Left by affirming Israel’s right to defend itself. Is that why she recently called comparisons between Israel. . .

Sept. 24 2014 12:01AM

The former head of the NSA and CIA discusses American-Israeli cooperation, the Iranian nuclear program, the war on terror, and other matters. (Interview by Ronen Bergman)

Michael Hayden
Sept. 16 2014 12:01AM

There is something sinister in the degree of Barack Obama’s hostility to Israel, unlike anything seen in an American president before—or, we can only hope, after.

Sept. 3 2014 12:01AM

Has Israel’s conduct in Gaza alienated liberal American Jews? So some have warned—a warning that, when it comes to protecting its citizens, the Jewish state. . .

Shmuel Rosner
Aug. 8 2014 12:01AM

In Gaza as in Afghanistan and Iraq, the president could repair his ignorance about the nature of war by learning from his hero, Abraham Lincoln.

Aug. 4 2014 12:01AM

Yes, according to an American defense official who predicts a Salafi takeover in the wake of Hamas’s downfall. He’s wrong—on all counts. 

Amichai Magen
Aug. 1 2014 12:01AM

Even as the vast majority of Americans back Israel over the Palestinians, support is increasingly fractured along partisan lines. 

July 23 2014 12:01AM