I tried to prep a pair of Afghan teens for American boarding school, but instead of teaching them the language they need, I spent all my time explaining cultural references and unfamiliar contexts
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 president’s foreign policy of leaving U.S. allies out in the cold will make it very hard for the next president to maintain American influence
Reuven Rivlin’s visit to Washington last month may say more about the Jewish state’s political infighting than its foreign policy
Why Jeb Bush, and also Barack Obama, are wrong about refugees
Jackson, Polk, and—Kissinger?
Win here, win there, win win everywhere: Why America is all about #epicwinning, but is still a #loser
What is Russia up to in the Middle East?
Australia’s Ambassador to Israel on the challenges and opportunities of working with the Jewish state
From social media-based propaganda to Stuxnet-style attacks, here’s what to watch for in America’s engagement with the Islamic State and others
Will the deal hold the Islamic Republic in check? The former under secretary of state explains and defends the most complex and important treaty this century.