Today’s upheaval in the Arab world has antecedents in past revolutions. So, why are the lessons lost on U.S. policymakers?
The Syrian civil war puts Moscow’s relations with the West, Turkey, the Gulf States, and Israel to a serious test
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
Why you should learn to spell the name of the mastermind of Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
Inertia is its own moral choice, the great critic argued, a point to remember when facing the crisis in Syria
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
Middle East expert Robert Kagan argues in a new book that American foreign policy has spawned a golden age of liberal democracy. He’s wrong.
Note to some of my fellow progressives: If we can’t argue about Israel without using anti-Semitic tropes, then the debate is lost before it even begins
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?
Robert D. Kaplan’s deification of John J. Mearsheimer in The Atlantic last week shows that the authors of The Israel Lobby are winning
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
President Obama’s Middle East diplomacy seems to eschew symbolic triumphs in favor of a pragmatic vision that keeps all sides guessing. Israel could have a lot to gain by signing on.
Obama’s embrace of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatens both Israel and the Palestinian Authority