Foreign Policy

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

The two-state solution won’t work, the one-state solution won’t work. Where does that leave us?

March 9 2014 8:00PM

How my countrymen gave up the hope for real peace, and how they can get it back.

Yoav Sorek
March 2 2014 10:00PM

Israel, needless to say, is not an apartheid state. But—in a distinctly Jewish way—it is a state apart.

Feb. 26 2014 5:00AM

Suppose the president never intended to roll back Iran’s nuclear program. How then would he proceed?

Feb. 6 2014 5:00AM

How long before the "strong" Arab states of the Middle East follow Syria, Iraq, and Libya into chaos?

Jan. 26 2014 10:00PM

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

Even in a region that is unfree, Israel has shown that it can maintain liberty. There is no substitute for independent power.

Jan. 19 2014 8:06PM

Israel is a small state in a large, chaotic region. Its main challenge is to avoid costly errors, and stay strong.

Jan. 15 2014 10:39PM

. . . if he were caught between the rise of al-Qaeda and Iran and the decline of the United States?

Jan. 12 2014 8:40PM

The Middle East is imploding. America is pulling back. Time for a new regional strategy.

Jan. 5 2014 10:00PM

Two acclaimed new books about Israel betray a disquieting lack of moral confidence in their subject and its story

Dec. 18 2013 8:36PM

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

Dec. 11 2013 10:38PM