Lee Smith is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. He is also the author of the recently published The Consequences of Syria.
Nicholas Kristof’s totally reasonable, utterly delusional recipe for peace
A Unit 8200 networking event in Tel Aviv shows why Israel has won and the Arabs have lost
The United States sees an ally in a regime that is too predatory—and too weak—to be a reliable foreign-policy partner
They’re hardly the first to try, or make this claim
What a unity government bringing together Hamas with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party means
The Obama Administration’s plans to exit the region are a gift to the regime in Tehran, nuclear deal or no
The break in negotiations with Ramallah means Netanyahu can focus on the other permanent threat: Iran
The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
Three years after Mubarak’s fall, the country is toying with global irrelevance—except as a possible terror exporter
Disengagement from a region whose power structures are predicated on American management is a recipe for disaster
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How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
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