Post Archive

July 2014

Lost amid the understandable focus on the fighting in Gaza was a major Middle East news story. On July 18, the U.S. and its Western...

The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg recently wrote about a subject that has long interested me. It has to do with which issues we decide to get...

As the fighting in Gaza continues with no lasting cease-fire in sight, some of the discussion about this war has shifted to whether Israel can...

The reason John Kerry’s cease-fire proposal was so soundly rejected is because it did two very dangerous things. The first was that it would have...

The Israeli historian Benny Morris has a tough-minded article in Haaretz that is worth pondering. He notes that before long Israel will end its military operations in...

If you're afraid of raising your blood pressure, you probably shouldn't read two articles out today, in both the New York Times and the Wall...

My column for the New York Post is on the continuing spectacle of John Kerry getting offended by what Israelis say about him and making...

Momentum seems to be building for granting asylum to the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors who have illegally crossed into the United States from...

Western reaction to Vladimir Putin’s continued provocations in Ukraine and general contempt for basic human rights has toughened in recent weeks, and took another step...

No one cares about the Christians of Mosul--or perhaps we should say the Christians formerly of Mosul. The reports in recent days suggest that the last Christians...

Critics of the Pentagon, and indeed of all defense establishments, have often quipped that the term “military intelligence” is an oxymoron. As a general rule,...

Hillary Clinton has done what Barack Obama rarely does: Show class, especially toward Mr. Obama's predecessor. According to Secretary Clinton: let’s not forget the trend lines....