Diplomacy has failed in Syria. What next?
In August, the president called for Bashar al-Assad to step down. But the U.S. hasn’t sent arms to the opposition. To understand why, look to Russia.
Washington should back the Free Syrian Army in its insurgency against Bashar al-Assad, since toppling his regime would strike a blow against Iran
Plus, Galliano spotted in London, Kushner wants the Dodgers, and more
Plus old anti-Semites say they are ‘the new Jews,’ and more in the news
Plus the problem with intervening in Syria, Wallenberg’s 100th, and more
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more
Ambassador’s controversial comments raise questions about admin.
And I’m afraid to tell
Mubarak-lite leadership coddles Syria but fights terrorism
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
While Israel sits in the catbird seat
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Plus, Jewish gangsters, Conservatives on marriage, and more
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Jewish history, the day you were born
Newly released from prison, the Jewish tycoon was Russia’s wealthiest oligarch – and the Kremlin’s chief critic
Modesty policy ‘in no way relegates’ women, says one
Plus the Auschwitz abortionist, a Hillary-less Sit Room, and more
Plus Barak unafraid, Turkey down, and more in the news
As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has cracked down on his own people, Washington has turned a blind eye for fear of what new regime might emerge. But it’s impossible for a new leader to be worse.
Can they pick up where they left off?
Plus ‘Move Over AIPAC’ announced, and more in the news
And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.
Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s anti-Semitism envoy, must defend Israel from delegitimization while confronting a growing wave of anti-Jewish rhetoric among European elites
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is every bit as dangerous and thuggish as his autocratic counterparts across the Middle East, yet for some reason Washington continues to embrace him
The renewed violence in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict may be tied to the wave of unrest in the Arab world—as a distraction meant to lure the U.S. back to a failed peace process