Agents of Influence: Obama and his advisers, now seeking to shape his legacy, say they are proud they ditched the ‘Washington playbook’ and decided to stay out of the Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East. Only they didn’t. They intervened on behalf of Iran.
Our troops in Syria are hostages to Obama’s deal with Iran, which mandates a state of perpetual war between America and the region’s Sunni majority. Donald Trump wants to withdraw from both.
A letter from a survivor of Assad’s chemical attacks about his encounter with Obama’s chief diplomat at the United Nations
It’s time to release the documents regarding the previous president’s payment of the Islamic Republic’s claim
Agents of Influence: The real consequence of Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is mayhem
News of the News: The Russia investigation put the FBI in a bind well before Trump ever landed in the White House
News of the News: A familiar bad guy—Chabad?
Because they have lost the ability to cover real news when it happens
News of the News: Why the timeline of the scandalous report that fuels Russiagate matters
Ambassador David Friedman Accurately Described Longstanding US Policy Towards West Bank Settlements. So Why Is Everyone Mad?
The consensus that Israel would not withdraw from the entire West Bank was shared by American Presidents for forty years across party lines
‘Afghanistan is the swamp and Trump now owns it’
Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?
Abrupt decision comes in wake of sharp rebukes, bafflement, and concern about politicization of Shoah memory
How a small pro-Iranian lobby became part of a vast messaging machine to push the nuclear deal that helped reshape the Middle East
How the president’s photo-op diplomacy plays in Riyadh, Tehran, Beirut, Jerusalem, and back home in Trumpland
The new leader of the storied civil-rights defense group tries to navigate Trump, the alt-right, Obama’s legacy, rising anti-Semitism, Israel, and the long shadow of his predecessor
How Gladwellian Internet ‘hot takes’ fueled the new echo-chamber press that enabled Obama’s foreign policy—and still rules Washington