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How Plato and Aristotle Help Us Understand the Tyranny of Bashar al-Assad

Today’s upheaval in the Arab world has antecedents in past revolutions. So, why are the lessons lost on U.S. policymakers?

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Dumb and Dumber: When Neocons and Obama Liberals Agree

How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East

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Daybreak: Egyptian Jewish Community Leader Dies

Plus Venezuelan elections and an Albany update

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Crimson-Blooded Americans

In André Aciman’s new Harvard Square, an Egyptian-born Jew and a Tunisian Muslim meet their limits

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The U.S. and Egypt Fight Over Jon Stewart

Deleted tweets, charges of propaganda, and other high-level intrigue

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Joe Biden Is Obama’s Iron Dome

Veep aims to inoculate from criticism on Israel

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Daybreak: A Brooklyn Tragedy

Plus locusts descend upon Egypt

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Daybreak: U.S. to Arm Syrian Rebels?

Plus Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement

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Why Jordan’s Stability Is So Important

Remembering King Hussein, who died on this day in 1999

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Sundown: Ahmadinejad to Visit Egypt

Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral

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Jewish Pirate Identity and Mistaken Identity

A political round up from Germany and Egypt

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Do the World’s Double Standards Absolve Israel?

Zionism and the coming age of isolation

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Sundown: Terrorists Ambush Egyptian Pipeline

Plus U.S. to speed up withdrawal from Afghanistan?

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Egypt Says Israel Stole Sand

The country wants a reasonable $500 billion for Israel’s years in Sinai

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The Rise of Egypt’s Jon Stewart

The popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate

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Sundown: Boehner Remains House Speaker

Plus Eric Trager writes on the future of the Egyptian electorate

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How Jordan’s King Hangs On

The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence

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Better a Pharaoh or a Tempest?

They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.

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Sundown: Egyptian Military Steps In

Israeli television claims Ethiopian women were forced to take contraceptive shots

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Daybreak: Fallout Over E-1 Plan Grows

Plus RIP Birger Stromsheim, Morsi’s new power grab

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Sundown: Morsi Flees Palace Amid Egypt Protests

Plus Ed Koch admitted to the hospital; expected to be out by 88th birthday

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Daybreak: Major Protests in Egypt to Continue

Plus more details on the various European positions on the Palestinian United Nations bid

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Defeat Hamas. There, I Said It.

We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.

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Sundown: Israel and Hamas Continue Talks

Plus a new Dutch blood libel

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How Gaza Changes the Game

A ceasefire may be imminent, but the fallout is just beginning. What’s next for Iran, Egypt, and the U.S.

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Daybreak: Rockets Target Jerusalem Again

World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire

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Sundown: Dog Saves Owner in Ashkelon

Plus Rupert Murdoch apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet, and more

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The Latest Operation Pillar of Defense News

Ceasefire looming? Egypt’s role, Iron Dome, Tel Aviv, and more

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Reports of Rocket Fire from Sinai into Israel

Is there a new front opening in the battle?

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Daybreak: Egyptian PM Backs Palestinians

Plus Tel Aviv bomb shelters opened, 16,000 reservists called up, and more

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