As their sons and ‘temporary husbands’ are ripped from them to fight a proxy war in Syria, grieving mothers and brides are compensated with only a promise of spiritual redemption from Sayyeda Zaynab, a granddaughter of the Prophet
Dispatch from the border, 10 years after the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War. How long until the next war—inevitably—begins?
The geopolitics that links Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Bashar al-Assad, Hezbollah, and the Jewish State
An Interview With Abdul Halim Khaddam, the former Vice President and Foreign Minister of Syria
But the Obama Administration bets $100 billion that Iran is innocent
Reflecting on the long sad march out of Homs, and the people along the way
Obama’s long game is a complete restructuring of the balance of power in the region—but with what results?
The Jewish State ‘has never been in a better strategic position than where it is today’
At a lonely army outpost in 1994, Israel was shown the difference between radicals and fanatics—and between soldiers and storytellers. But the West didn’t learn.
‘I believe the state of Israel may not survive. That its days are numbered. I can hardly bear to say it.’
The president’s Syria policy poses a direct threat to Israel
How—and why—consummate outsiders like Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn are taking center stage this political season
The anti-idealism of the blinkered idealists
Justice finally finds the unrepentant terrorist
The State Department cut funding to NGO that cultivates moderate Shiite voices in opposition to Hezbollah
Why the idea that economic and social pressure can keep Hezbollah in check is deeply flawed
A visit to Gaza City, for the latest from Hamas, Fatah, Benjamin Netanyahu—and Marine Le Pen
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
In the wake of deadly attacks, why the one vaunted Arab Spring exception may not be an exception at all
Critics say Congress speech contained fabricated quote. Audio says otherwise.
What the burning of a Jordanian pilot reveals about Obama’s flawed Middle East game
How the flare-up on the Israel-Lebanon border may portend a larger conflict
First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence
Argentine prosecutor’s findings implicated Tehran in 1994 JCC bombing
The sudden death of Alberto Nisman, lead prosecutor of the AMIA bombing, deepens the culture of impunity
Alberto Nisman was to present his evidence against the government today
Early in his reign, the ayatollah received a secret visit from six Jews—a visit that may have saved thousands
The apostle of Third-Worldist violence as a cleansing flame is alive and well, and raging across the region
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel