On the Line

Al-Qaida cell phones confirmed Pakistani complicity in the hiding of Osama Bin Laden. That country’s military and intelligence patronage of terrorism requires the United States to take a harder line there.

Sundown: Meet the New Boss (of al-Qaida)

Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more

In Plain Sight

The recent arrest of Pakistani nationals in the aftermath of Bin Laden’s death reveals that the operation was the result of internal Middle East politics—and no coup for U.S. spycraft

Sundown: Russia Played Iran

Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more

Reading Judith Butler in Old Age

Comment of the week

Sundown: Obama’s New Muslim Outreach

Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more

Pact or Fiction

The recent rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas may be a blessing. It exposes the fatal flaw at the heart of the peace process: the West’s fantasy of Palestinian moderation.

Chomsky Is Still … Being Chomsky

Intellectual condemns Bin Laden raid, compares al-Qaida favorably to U.S.

Deals

This week in Israel: Bin Laden makes waves, Hamas and Fatah sign a deal, a former president prepares for prison, and El Al’s first female captain takes off

Chewing Over Bin Laden

In a Kosher restaurant in Brooklyn, news of Osama Bin Laden’s death prompted inconclusive but spirited talk of President Obama, Israel, Jews, and terrorism

Sundown: Le Palestine

Plus Madonna’s out of Africa, and more

Daybreak: Hamas on the Move

Plus, trouble at the Tomb, the Richard Jacobs kerfuffle, and more in the news

In Case You Forgot To Remember

Some post-Yom HaShoah reading

Unholy Warrior

The death of Osama Bin Laden is a major achievement for the Obama Administration, but it underscores the difficulty of waging a successful cultural war in the Middle East

Hamas Mourns OBL, Throwing Deal Into Doubt

This is the new peace partner?

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