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Foreign Policy

Smaller and internally more homogeneous political units may offer a brighter prospect for stability in the region than the forcible unification of decomposed Arab states.

July 25 2016 12:01AM

Over the past eighteen months, it has increased its nuclear supply by 20 percent.

Jonathan Tobin
June 4 2015 12:01AM

A nuclear deal is only the beginning. The president’s goal, at the expense of America’s allies, is full-fledged détente with Iran.

April 22 2015 12:01AM

How the president has exploited the international campaign against IS in order to accommodate Iran.

Oct. 15 2014 5:00AM

Common enemies and shared interests have aligned the Saudis, the Egyptians, and other Arabs with the Jewish state. That’s the good news.

Sept. 1 2014 11:00PM

By seeking reconciliation with Iran, Washington alienates its allies and contributes to ever greater mayhem in the Middle East.

Aug. 6 2014 12:01AM

A single conflict now stretches from Baghdad to Beirut. How many sides are there—and whose side is the U.S. on?

July 2 2014 5:22PM

Nobody could match him as an interpreter of the Arab Middle East—or as a deft and witty scourge of his academic opponents.

June 26 2014 5:40PM

For the Obama administration, it’s a means toward a different end.

May 18 2014 8:00PM

What his actions in Eastern Europe tell us about how Vladimir Putin sees the Middle East.

March 26 2014 12:05AM

Not everything depends on us Israelis; but much does.

Yoav Sorek
March 23 2014 8:00PM

Have Israeli Jews really lost their self-confident, forward-looking spirit?

March 20 2014 12:05AM

Why do scenarios for a better Middle East—like Yoav Sorek's—tend to succumb to the utopian temptation?

Sol Stern
March 16 2014 8:00PM

The president’s true message to Assad, Putin, and Khamenei: Get me out of here.

March 11 2014 2:00AM