Plus the German Cabinet sets date to discuss circumcision amendment
The White House’s line—that a strike can only delay the program—is an attempt to downplay our military capability
Plus Merah dies, Gates calls Iran attack ‘a catastrophe,’ and more in the news
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
Donald Rumsfeld was discredited when he left the Bush Administration in 2006, but the recent Middle East uprisings might be vindication for both Bush’s Freedom Agenda and the man who helped shape it. The former Defense secretary talks to Tablet Magazine.
Grinning through each reversal, the ever-bumbling, deeply unpopular Ehud Barak maneuvers to remain a political force in Israel and its leading voice to the West
Plus Gates pushes for sanctions instead of bombing, and more in the news
Where the U.S.-Israel alliance remains strong
Why do Arab governments—and the U.S.—insist the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at the heart of all the Mideast’s problems?
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Plus likely Iran sanctions and the Western Wall on Twitter
Week of meetings produces no consensus
Defense Secretary to talk Iran with Bibi, Barak
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