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Jewish Participation in Iranian Political Life

Recent protests in Iran join a long history of what today would be known as activism

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Anti-Feminism and Anti-Zionism

Two sister revolutions emerged from the enlightenment, only to find themselves under siege

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The Ayatollah Empire Is Rotting Away

Regime clerics steal everything, including the pistachio nuts

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Trump, Jerusalem, and the Jews

Was it cheap politics or historical concern and fellow-feeling that motivated the president to declare his allegiance to the millennial capital?

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Trump’s Embassy Statement

To really stand with Israel, the president will need to reverse the course of his predecessor and stop Iran’s march to regional hegemony. Mere proclamations mean nothing.

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Realism and the Kurds

Bernard-Henri Lévy presents his extraordinary documentary Peshmerga at the United Nations, but civilization isn’t listening

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The Beirut Echo Chamber

News of the News: How Lebanon came to host an information campaign designed to protect the pro-Iran policies of the Obama administration from the pro-Saudi policies of the Trump administration

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Meretz, Once the Beating Heart of the Israeli Left, No Longer Considers Itself a Zionist Party

And as a former member of its youth group, that makes me very sad

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The Kurds, Trump, and the Decline of American Power

Why the United States’ inexplicable abandonment of the Kurdish people is ‘the geopolitical equivalent of a stock-market crash’

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Who Betrayed the Kurdish People?

Two years after the Kurds fought against the Islamic State, America turned its back as they sought independence

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The United States Serves Up Kurdistan to Iran on a Silver Platter

‘We should not have abandoned Kurdistan, the only real pole of stability in the region’

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Bibi Netanyahu’s Nightmare Speaks

Meni Naftali worked security for the Israeli prime minister and his wife Sara, and now wants the world to know what they are really like

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Against Faux-Feminists Who Deny the Rights of Muslim Women and Jews

Why today’s postmodern postcolonial feminism avoids the true front lines of the battle for women’s rights

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Kurdish President Massoud Barzani Speaks

The day after his successful independence referendum, the commander of the Peshmerga talks with Bernard-Henri Lévy about Kurdistan’s neighbors Turkey, Iran, and Iraq, French President Macron, and the future of his people

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How Israel Got Universal Health Care 20 Years Ago, and Why It’s Working

Government-regulated competition, legislation that largely excludes the courts, and a ‘social lobby’ that backed even neo-liberal economic policy into covering 100 percent of the Jewish state’s citizens. Is there a lesson for the United States?

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Kurdistan, the New Israel?

As Iraqi Kurds put independence to a referendum on Monday, the Arab world works to quash the statehood aspirations of the Western-friendly nation

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John Kerry Was Right About Terrorism in 2004, and Donald Trump And His Generals Are Wrong

‘Afghanistan is the swamp and Trump now owns it’

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Democratic and Republican Elites Are Using Trump to Whitewash 16 Years of Foreign-Policy Disasters

Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?

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‘Strange’ and ‘Strangers’

Two new studies of Islam portray recent outbursts of coordinated violence and oppression not as a reaction to Western liberalism but instead as fundamental to the religion itself

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Peace With the Palestinians Was a Bust. Here’s What Israel Should Do Next.

‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’

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Lebanese PM Saad Hariri Joins With Hezbollah to Con Donald Trump

Standing a few blocks from the White House, Lebanese delegation member Elias Bou Saab tweeted his support to Hezbollah ‘resisters.’ But the real problem is much, much worse.

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Was Iran Behind the Recent Violence on the Temple Mount?

The latest campaign against Israel has all the hallmarks of an Islamic Republic operation

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John Bolton: Trump Wants to Kill Iran Deal

The former George W. Bush administration adviser and diplomat talks Iran, North Korea, and other NatSec issues

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Mosul Is Liberated—But Not Yet Free

Who will rebuild the destroyed Iraqi city? Who will shepherd the refugees to safety? Who will reward the Kurds with the regionally stabilizing state they deserve?

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Labor’s Love Lost

Once Israel’s biggest party, Labor, which elected a new head this week, is losing ground, offering left-leaning parties everywhere a lesson on how not to do politics

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‘I Want to Die in My Homeland’: Why Some Iranian Jews Stay

Iran Week: Watching a 3,000-year history come to an end in Persia

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Is Israel Catching Up Too Late to a Major Strategic Threat from Iran?

The Jewish state confronts the possibility of a new front—or two—in its ongoing conflict with a hostile regional power on the rise

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Hezbollah’s Environmental Warriors

Iran Week: Are trees planted in Lebanon along the Israeli border really for ‘nature reserves’?

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Are North Korea and Iran Cooperating to Build Long-Range Weapons of Mass Destruction? An Assessment.

Iran Week: Here’s what we know about Iran’s secret ballistic missile and nuclear technological exchanges with the defiant rogue state of North Korea

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The Iranian Regime Makes War on Queers

Iran Week: Homosexuals and other sexual minorities face increasingly dire circumstances under the repressive Shiite theocracy

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