Post Archive

December 17, 2012

More than 27 years after his arrest, the Jonathan Pollard saga continues to fascinate and infuriate Americans. As I wrote in a COMMENTARY article on...

At Tablet, Liel Leibovitz takes a look at why gun violence is less common in Israel--where many carry guns openly--than in the U.S.: Why? In the...

Every so often a political event that seems inevitable fails to materialize. One such event that looks to be headed in that direction is a...

Israel’s embassy in Ireland got itself in hot water for an inflammatory posting on its Facebook page that embarrassed the Jewish state. The post stated...

In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Newtown this past week, there has been a great deal of discussion regarding the Second Amendment....

Behind much of the Obama government’s pressure on Israel over the past four years has been the idea that concessions to the Palestinian Authority would...

Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina has appointed Rep. Tim Scott to fill the Senate seat held by Jim DeMint, who has resigned to become...

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland reiterated today that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be testifying on a Benghazi report before congressional committees later...

New York Times correspondent Jeffrey Gettleman has a good summary of Congo's never-ending civil war, which recently heated up when Rwanda-backed rebels captured and briefly...

Another brick is falling in the fiction that Turkey seeks to remain a democratic, pluralistic, Western-leaning society: The head of the Turkish body which oversees...

The president said exactly what most Americans were thinking yesterday when he declared at the memorial for the victims of the Newtown massacre: “We can’t...

The Hill reports that Governor Deval Patrick may appoint Michael Dukakis to Senator John Kerry’s seat if Kerry is nominated for secretary of state. Choosing...