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Maybe. But it certainly doesn't need the one it has now. Whether because his term of office runs out next July or because, before that,...

Much has been said (including by contentions blogger Emanuele Ottolenghi) about the execution of Saddam Hussein, including vocal criticism of the widely disseminated photographs and...

On the heels of my last post about Israeli-Syrian negotiations comes Michael Oren's op-ed in the January 24 New York Times, "What if Israel and...

The Scooter Libby case is very complicated. Nicholas Lemann, the dean of the Columbia University School of Journalism, has now offered a brief account of...

In this morning's New York Times, Michael B. Oren remarks, in an op-ed entitled "What if Israel and Syria Find Common Ground?," that in the...

Whether the back-channel "Israeli-Syrian negotiations" whose existence was revealed last week (and expanded upon Sunday) by the Hebrew daily Haaretz were, in fact, as claimed...

After a long absence from respectable circles, Jew-baiting is back. When Patrick J. Buchanan denounced the 1991 U.S. military action to liberate Kuwait from Saddam Hussein,...

I was thinking this morning of Ariel Sharon, who has just finished his first year in a coma at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. It's a...

Hebrew University law professor Ruth Gavison, one of Israel's most respected legal intellectuals, is said to owe her failure to be appointed to Israel's supreme...