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Ivory Tower Bigots

Campus Week: How the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement supports the careers of shoddy university scholars

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Hezbollah Ritually Humiliates the UN

As the Security Council passes another empty resolution, the Lebanese terror organization strips Peacekeepers of their gear and sets fire to vehicles

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The Myth of an Independent Lebanon

The Lebanese Armed Forces won’t do more to confront Hezbollah because the two groups are fundamentally allied

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The Mexican Election and the Hinge of History

What does Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s rise to the presidency mean for global liberal democracies?

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Israel Is Losing the Social Media War

Why military supremacy is no longer enough for a Jewish state fighting on asymmetric fronts against nonstate actors with the ability to shape public perceptions and war narratives

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Lebanese General Bids to Circumvent Congress

Making Beirut nervous, American lawmakers are finally demanding accountability concerning the disarmament of Hezbollah

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New Report: Iran’s Influence in Syria Far Broader Than Commonly Understood

More than just providing Assad with military support, the Islamic Republic supplies Syria with anything from blood drives to sporting events

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Obama and the Iranian Nuclear Threat

In an excerpt from Ehud Barak’s ‘My Country, My Life,’ the former defense minister discloses the debate over Israel’s attack plan, and a fateful conversation with President Barack Obama

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Getting the Story Right on Lebanon

Hezbollah’s electoral victory this week makes it clear that Tablet contributor Tony Badran knew the score all along

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Our Incoherent Lebanon Policy

Why would an administration that instinctively mistrusts state-building funnel millions to Hezbollah-run institutions?

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The Next Israel-Hezbollah War Won’t Be an Accident

Non-military options that might prevent an ‘Israel-Resistance Axis War’ are waning

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Rex Tillerson Babbles in Beirut While Middle East War Looms

Trump’s envoy tries to make a distinction between Hezbollah and Lebanon’s government where there is none

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Hasbara Culture and the Curse of Bibi-ism

How Prime Minister Netanyahu turns all political opinions about his leadership into a referendum on nothing less than the Manichean struggle between good and evil

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The Ayatollah Empire Is Rotting Away

Regime clerics steal everything, including the pistachio nuts

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The Beirut Echo Chamber

News of the News: How Lebanon came to host an information campaign designed to protect the pro-Iran policies of the Obama administration from the pro-Saudi policies of the Trump administration

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American Policy in Lebanon Isn’t Policy. It’s Poetry.

And if we want to get serious about fighting Hezbollah, we should start by insisting on the following benchmarks

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Unless It Is Changed, UNIFIL’s Mandate Makes It a Boon for Hezbollah

Nikki Haley is right to insist the UN group in Lebanon undergo some big changes

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Democratic and Republican Elites Are Using Trump to Whitewash 16 Years of Foreign-Policy Disasters

Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?

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The Pentagon Fills Hezbollah’s Shopping List

Bradley fighting vehicles, M4 rifles among the American goods that will soon make their way to Lebanon, free of charge

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Peace With the Palestinians Was a Bust. Here’s What Israel Should Do Next.

‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’

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Lebanese PM Saad Hariri Joins With Hezbollah to Con Donald Trump

Standing a few blocks from the White House, Lebanese delegation member Elias Bou Saab tweeted his support to Hezbollah ‘resisters.’ But the real problem is much, much worse.

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Was Iran Behind the Recent Violence on the Temple Mount?

The latest campaign against Israel has all the hallmarks of an Islamic Republic operation

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Lebanon Is Another Name for Hezbollah

And now Donald Trump, who inherited the disastrous Lebanon policy of the Obama administration, has a big problem on his hands

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Eleven Years After the Second Lebanon War, Is Another Conflict Imminent?

Israel’s northern border has been quiet, but the upheaval in Syria may spiral into another show-down with Hezbollah

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Is Israel Catching Up Too Late to a Major Strategic Threat from Iran?

The Jewish state confronts the possibility of a new front—or two—in its ongoing conflict with a hostile regional power on the rise

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Hezbollah’s Environmental Warriors

Iran Week: Are trees planted in Lebanon along the Israeli border really for ‘nature reserves’?

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The Lebanese Prime Minister Is Stuck, and He’s Improvising

As Saad Hariri seeks international support, he’s aligning closer with Hezbollah and Assad in Syria

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Mahmoud Abbas Is History’s Most Stubborn Real Estate Holdout

And Donald Trump knows ‘The Art of the Deal.’ Who will blink first?

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Hezbollah’s Farcical Media Tour at the Israel-Lebanon Border

Make no mistake: the Iranian proxy controls the Lebanese state, including the U.S.-aided Lebanese Armed Forces

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Hezbollah’s Women Aren’t Happy

As their sons and ‘temporary husbands’ are ripped from them to fight a proxy war in Syria, grieving mothers and brides are compensated with only a promise of spiritual redemption from Sayyeda Zaynab, a granddaughter of the Prophet

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