Iran Week: Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s astonishing and paradoxical account of his 1963 travels in the Holyland, newly translated and reissued as ‘The Israeli Republic’
When the American president visits the Western Wall next week as part of his Abrahamic monotheism heritage tour, he’ll be using the Jewish state as a prop—in a fantasy of Middle East peace, starring himself.
This presidential order—a rare honor—has historically been given to few other foreign dignitaries
How Moshe Dayan’s wife and Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law became bosom buddies, and other unlikely tales of friendship
From the 1972 Munich massacre to Anne-Marie Slaughter’s ‘crazy idea’
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too