The showman’s method of seduction was to awaken in his interlocutors a sense that they had been raised to a level of rare brilliance that even they didn’t know they had in them
Brian Williams’ lies were damaging and misleading. But can he repent?
Applying U.S. lessons of counterinsurgency to the current crisis in Gaza
The new documentary fails to elicit answers to the most important, and still unresolved, questions about the Iraq War
In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?
The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
Looking back on the arguments and the outcome
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
In his last book, the late intellectual Tony Judt is sharp as ever—offering biting comments about American Jews, Israel, and his ex-wives
The American Jewish response to Sept. 11 interprets—but doesn’t explain—the anti-Semitism, trauma, and mourning that still linger after the attacks