No U.S. Strategy in Syria

The U.S. refuses to arm rebel groups. Now, an al-Qaida affiliate has emerged as one of the strongest factions.

The Popular Front Against Iran

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s rulers bury their differences to fight the Shiite enemy

Cause for Celebration in Syria

The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally

Massacre Prompts Move Toward Regime Change

U.S. seeks Russian support as civil war takes on sectarian dimensions

Split Ends

Rather than focusing on the goal of removing Bashar al-Assad from power in Syria, the White House is busy worrying about the fractured nature of the opposition

Amidst Crackdown, Syria Recognizes Palestine

Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents

Minority Report

By establishing a Jewish majority in Palestine, Israel distinguished itself from other Middle East minority groups, which suffer physical fear and intellectual confusion, even if they hold power

Sundown: Reform Jews Bring Home the Bacon

Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more

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