Six Years of Syrian Civil War: A French citizen who disappeared into the wreckage of Assad’s state now sends operatives home to fight a brutal war with the West
What was once the oppositional language of fringe parties in Europe has combined into a toxic new politics that is making its way to the center of Western democratic discourse. That should frighten us.
Why the key to the great civilizational clash of our time is understanding faithful people of all religions who must dominate non-believers to uphold their own truth
A foreign policy for 2016
Dispatch from Hebron: A longstanding security policy is aimed at avoiding violence after funerals, but its punitive nature is having little effect
France grapples with the aftermath of attacks that are no longer ‘just against Jews’
What’s needed is more tribalism, not less
This pontiff—and the one before—and what’s left of Rome
In the wake of deadly attacks, why the one vaunted Arab Spring exception may not be an exception at all
The state of jihad and counter-jihad, in the middle of a long war
And why Obama was only partly right in comparing Christians to ISIS
If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
A psychoanalytic look at why people throw themselves into campaigns of murder and suicide
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
In Arafat’s shadow, he died holding an olive branch, after a long struggle for control of the Palestinian national movement
Because they want the same things that teenage boys want: a strong sense of meaning and purpose
Who is to blame for the spectacle of black-uniformed holy warriors conducting human sacrifices?
Who inspired the alleged Boston marathon bombers to find meaning in the most violent forms of madness?
Inheriting Abraham, by Jon Levenson, expertly dismantles the idea of the patriarch as the father of three religions
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
The ‘Times’ likes Lee Smith’s ‘A Strong Horse’