The ‘norms’ invoked to challenge Israel’s claims to the Golan are selectively applied, totally contradictory, and would actually invalidate Palestinian territorial claims. Other than that, they make perfect sense.
Any Israeli withdrawal to the shores of the Kinneret guarantees a structural instability which, sooner or later, will require American military intervention
What lies beneath seven years of Israeli rhetoric about Iran?
More than just providing Assad with military support, the Islamic Republic supplies Syria with anything from blood drives to sporting events
Anatomy of a very tense night
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.
Hint: They have experience using the chemical weapons they’ll now be in charge of banning
Sadly, few in the Jewish community seem moved
A letter from a survivor of Assad’s chemical attacks about his encounter with Obama’s chief diplomat at the United Nations
‘Is the Syrian pride in downing an Israeli plane after 30 years similar to the joy of a paraplegic who succeeds in moving his fingers for a few seconds?’
Non-military options that might prevent an ‘Israel-Resistance Axis War’ are waning
Trump’s envoy tries to make a distinction between Hezbollah and Lebanon’s government where there is none
A renewed political and media circus in Beirut should not be confused with a real, serious strategy to roll back Teheran and break its long arm, Hezbollah
Abrupt decision comes in wake of sharp rebukes, bafflement, and concern about politicization of Shoah memory
Israel’s northern border has been quiet, but the upheaval in Syria may spiral into another show-down with Hezbollah
The Jewish state confronts the possibility of a new front—or two—in its ongoing conflict with a hostile regional power on the rise
How Gladwellian Internet ‘hot takes’ fueled the new echo-chamber press that enabled Obama’s foreign policy—and still rules Washington