Americans may soon face the unfamiliar challenge of a rival with as many resources as the U.S. has, or more: precisely the situation in which Israelis have always excelled.
The historian and foreign-policy expert joins us to talk about strains between friends and how to overcome them.
The veteran columnist and scholar of foreign affairs joins our podcast to talk about how he sees the state of the world.
Seven of our regular writers pick several favorites each, featuring sieges, spies, cultural revolutions, family papers, useful enemies, new fields of inquiry, and more.
The Jewish state’s relationship with the U.S. is stronger for resting on an informal basis; replacing it with a formal alliance would do no good and only anger the world’s other major power.
A global presence that hovers above the world declaring that it desires nothing but to connect us with each other, Facebook now invites serious religious questions.
In a season of mass protests in Hong Kong and a fierce dustup with the NBA, the acclaimed new Chinese-American film is (almost) silent on the costs of engaging with authoritarianism.
The national-security expert tells us how an Israeli interceptor ended up launching from Alaska.
What I witnessed in my two decades of teaching at Harvard.
“This odious bombing was aimed at striking Jews who were going to the synagogue, and it hit innocent French people.”