The State Department previously sought guarantees on human rights
Today’s upheaval in the Arab world has antecedents in past revolutions. So, why are the lessons lost on U.S. policymakers?
How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
Plus Venezuelan elections and an Albany update
In André Aciman’s new Harvard Square, an Egyptian-born Jew and a Tunisian Muslim meet their limits
Deleted tweets, charges of propaganda, and other high-level intrigue
Veep aims to inoculate from criticism on Israel
Plus locusts descend upon Egypt
Plus Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement
Remembering King Hussein, who died on this day in 1999
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
A political round up from Germany and Egypt
Zionism and the coming age of isolation
Plus U.S. to speed up withdrawal from Afghanistan?
The country wants a reasonable $500 billion for Israel’s years in Sinai
The popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate
Plus Eric Trager writes on the future of the Egyptian electorate
The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
Israeli television claims Ethiopian women were forced to take contraceptive shots
Plus RIP Birger Stromsheim, Morsi’s new power grab
Plus Ed Koch admitted to the hospital; expected to be out by 88th birthday
Plus more details on the various European positions on the Palestinian United Nations bid
We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.
Plus a new Dutch blood libel
A ceasefire may be imminent, but the fallout is just beginning. What’s next for Iran, Egypt, and the U.S.
World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire
Plus Rupert Murdoch apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet, and more
Ceasefire looming? Egypt’s role, Iron Dome, Tel Aviv, and more
Is there a new front opening in the battle?