Edward N. Luttwak is a contractual strategic consultant for the U.S. government and an author.
A tragic political misjudgment about Hamas’ intentions
When Chaim Topol died this past March, few mentioned one of the actor’s most impressive achievements
Heretofore overlooked British General Staff documents demonstrate that the oft-marginalized Lehi leader Avraham ‘Yair’ Stern’s assessment of British intentions toward Mandate Palestine was correct
Geostrategist Edward Luttwak explains his support for plebiscites in Donetsk and Luhansk
A man’s life flashes before our eyes, in the blink of yet another election
Refusing to modify preconceived ideas in the face of hard evidence is a dangerous habit, for Israelis and also for Americans
The billionaire financier deemed Hungarian anti-Semitism a thing of the past in the 1990s. Would he amend that view today?
The one thing that is undeniably the fault of the rich
We have seen this story before, says Kyle Harper’s brilliant ‘The Fate of Rome’
Not a disease, but a human reaction to an anomaly
How to deal with those who hate us? Two historical examples tell us why dialogue is to be avoided.
The presidents in Prague have a history of standing with the Jewish State, and the current recognition of Trump’s Jerusalem announcement is no exception
Regime clerics steal everything, including the pistachio nuts
Two new studies of Islam portray recent outbursts of coordinated violence and oppression not as a reaction to Western liberalism but instead as fundamental to the religion itself
Cohen the Israeli spy? He’s on the phone to Nikolai Patrushev, Putin’s national security adviser, because that’s how grown-ups do business.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
Bad newspaper headlines aside, it’s been a pretty good century for the Zionists
Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.