The Book That Obama Won’t Read, But Hillary Clinton Should
Sixty years after the Suez Crisis, two new histories of the Egypt-Israel conflict try to garner lessons on the Mideast and American power in a changing world
· October 20, 2016
Will Bibi’s Chinese Choo-Choo Train Save Israel and Transform the Middle East?
A bold new freight railway bypassing the Suez Canal may annoy Egypt and the United States, but that’s not the goal
· June 16, 2014
Egypt Is on the Brink of Chaos. Here’s Why It Should Matter to Washington.
Three years after Mubarak’s fall, the country is toying with global irrelevance—except as a possible terror exporter
· April 2, 2014
Eisenhower’s New Fans
Barack Obama and Chuck Hagel look to the 34th president as a foreign-affairs model. But is it a willful misreading?
· January 30, 2013
The Egyptian protests that overthrew Hosni Mubarak failed to change the underlying realities of military domination, entrenched anti-Semitism, and limited foreign policy options
· June 1, 2011
Promises to Keep
Jonathan Schneer’s history of the Balfour Declaration frames a still-unfolding struggle
By Itamar Rabinovich · September 15, 2010
Daybreak: Israel Lightens Blockade
Plus rumor is that Rahm’s out, and more in the news
· June 21, 2010