Why do scenarios for a better Middle East—like Yoav Sorek's—tend to succumb to the utopian temptation?
The president’s true message to Assad, Putin, and Khamenei: Get me out of here.
The two-state solution won’t work, the one-state solution won’t work. Where does that leave us?
How my countrymen gave up the hope for real peace, and how they can get it back.
Israel, needless to say, is not an apartheid state. But—in a distinctly Jewish way—it is a state apart.
Suppose the president never intended to roll back Iran’s nuclear program. How then would he proceed?
How long before the "strong" Arab states of the Middle East follow Syria, Iraq, and Libya into chaos?
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.
Even in a region that is unfree, Israel has shown that it can maintain liberty. There is no substitute for independent power.
Israel is a small state in a large, chaotic region. Its main challenge is to avoid costly errors, and stay strong.
. . . if he were caught between the rise of al-Qaeda and Iran and the decline of the United States?
The Middle East is imploding. America is pulling back. Time for a new regional strategy.
Two acclaimed new books about Israel betray a disquieting lack of moral confidence in their subject and its story
The forgotten story of the arrogant, overbearing egotist who, with one speech, united the American Jewish community behind the Zionist idea and helped secure the Jewish future
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