Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?
An al-Qaida compound contained a 1,500-cassette audio library containing sermons, intimate conversations, and music. There’s no N.W.A. or Streisand, but there is an Algerian-Jewish songwriter.
The state of jihad and counter-jihad, in the middle of a long war
The point of Sept. 11 wasn’t to terrorize the West. It was to get the U.S. out of the Muslim world—and it worked.
The Jewish judge in the case is trying to dissuade him
Plus a terror trial in New York and a wedding day letter
‘Zero Dark Thirty’ and the Israeli documentary ‘The Gatekeepers’ are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites
Plus the U.S. Navy increases Gulf presence, and more
The president says he’s got Israel’s back regarding Iran. So, why hasn’t the White House readied the American public for a possible military strike?
Mixes technical military talk with light schtick
Or, if you must, celebrate it on 5/2
Houston Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon was exactly the ambassador for Islam Americans needed after Sept. 11
The American Jewish response to Sept. 11 interprets—but doesn’t explain—the anti-Semitism, trauma, and mourning that still linger after the attacks
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
All of Tablet’s latest stories—in your inbox, daily. Subscribe to our newsletter.