United States

The Middle East analyst stops by to talk about his recent blockbuster essay in Mosaic.

June 27 2019 12:01AM

America is a story of freedom, not simply an abstraction.

March 12 2018 12:01AM

He saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis.

Ginia Bellafante
Sept. 12 2017 12:01AM

Iran’s leaders see negotiations with the West not as a route to rapprochement but as a more advantageous form of conflict. So far, they are winning.

Clifford D. May
Jan. 31 2014 12:00AM

The collapse of sanctions against Iran since the interim deal highlights their weakness as a tool of coercion—especially in the hands of irresolute American leadership.

John R. Bolton
Jan. 29 2014 12:00AM

A sustained campaign of television and radio outreach has taken the edge off China’s unpopularity in the Arab world. Can the U.S. emulate its. . .

Jan. 21 2014 12:00AM

In the fight against Sunni jihadism, the president hopes to turn Iran and its Shiite allies into America’s partners: a breathtakingly ambitious idea, destined to backfire.

Jan. 17 2014 12:00AM

After honoring the notorious terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah, the Islamic Republic’s foreign minister has announced his country’s commitment to . . . combating terrorism.

Jan. 15 2014 12:00AM

By partnering with Iran to fight al-Qaeda, the United States has empowered both Shia and Sunni extremists at the expense of more moderate forces.

Lee Smith
Jan. 9 2014 12:00AM

The Obama administration may be poised to make further concessions to Iran in one-on-one negotiations. The Hollande administration remains committed to blocking them.

John Vinocur
Jan. 7 2014 12:00AM

President Obama’s decision not to take action against Bashar al-Assad has intensified the humanitarian disaster in Syria and diminished the security of the U.S.. . .

Jan. 6 2014 12:00AM

Yesterday’s car bomb in a Hizballah stronghold is only the latest sign of a civil war between Sunnis and Shiites stretching from Baghdad to Beirut—with. . .

Lee Smith
Jan. 3 2014 12:00AM

Of the obstacles stalling negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, most are deeply rooted in mainstream Palestinian political culture, and one is a consequence of. . .

Jan. 3 2014 12:00AM

Solid bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress, along with the American public, support increased pressure on Iran. Will the Obama administration listen?

Michael Barone
Dec. 26 2013 12:00AM