Plus, Syria heads for civil war, Gilad’s birthday, and more in the news
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
PTSD expert Yuval Neria talks about cutting-edge and time-worn approaches to healing in the aftermath of trauma
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.
The Arab Spring has cast new light on resistance in the Middle East. A rare 2007 encounter with the leader of Iran’s Jundullah reveals the murky place held by the region’s so-called freedom fighters.
This year Mother’s Day falls on the eve of Israel’s Memorial Day. For one motherless daughter, the coincidence brings up comparisons she can’t ignore.
A top Obama Afghanistan adviser reviews a new book examining the end-of-days pulp novels popular in the Islamic world, potboilers that mix Western science-fiction tropes with classic anti-Semitism
Attack prompts Israeli outrage, muted Palestinian response
One of Obama’s top advisers on Afghanistan reviews two new books on Osama Bin Laden and the U.S. approach to al-Qaida that put Israel at the center of the conflict
A five-hour French biopic mythologizes 1970s terrorist Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a glamorous and fetishized vision of senseless death and is still trying to shape his own image
A family falls under the spell of the popular iPhone game Angry Birds, which teaches players to sacrifice theirs lives to destroy the houses of unarmed enemies. What’s not to like?
Why Jews remain important players in a global struggle
Was Meir Kahane’s murder al-Qaida’s earliest attack on U.S. soil?
Plus Rosenfels can’t catch a break, and more
The odyssey of Jack Tytell: An intimate look at the accused Jewish killer
A boon to all three, a threat to Islamist terrorism
A visit with the Antiguan prime minister, and more
A new book offers a history of Jewish terrorism in Israel from the Maccabees to the present
In a new book, Mark Perry argues that groups like Hamas will behave rationally if the U.S. engages with them. He’s wrong.
Plus new U.S. Syria envoy also killed Jesse James, and more
After failed attack, attention paid to Israel’s success
Six were killed in local Chabad House
Back then he was targeting Palestinians
A letter, a warning, and more from the news
Was it homophobia?
Over a scene in ‘Brüno’
In baroque Arabic
Criminals, candidates, and literary giants show their true colors.
A fictional account of a terrorist attack becomes eerily prescient