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Count me among the many who were wowed by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s brilliant speech at the Republican National Convention last night. She...

Put me down as being among those who are highly skeptical about the prospect of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice being tapped to be...

Yesterday morning, the idea that Condoleezza Rice was topping Mitt Romney’s VP list would have seemed wildly unlikely. It’s amazing what a Drudge scoop and...

Speculation that Governor Romney will choose Condoleezza Rice as his running mate is all the rage right now in Washington and among political reporters. Dr....

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas has consistently refused to negotiate in good faith or to make peace with Israel since he succeeded the equally obdurate...

Ministers being forced to resign. The army in the streets. Bloody clashes in major cities. The ruling party headquarters in ashes. Events in Egypt have...

Jonathan, I agree that the failure of the year-long final status negotiations in 2008 demonstrates that even “moderate” Palestinian leaders are unable to make peace...

Today is the second anniversary of the end of Mahmoud Abbas’s four-year term as president of the Palestinian Authority. He continues to play the role...

Politico devotes part of its Arena discussion to Ben Smith's compelling report on Obama's Middle East blunders. What is interesting is that, aside from the...

Jackson Diehl thinks Obama's foreign policy is badly out of date. Obama is frantic to conclude an old-style nuclear arms treaty while the "threat of nuclear weapons...

Jeffrey Goldberg writes that one reason he does not post more on the peace process is that “there isn't actually much of a peace process...

In a New York Times op-ed entitled “For Once, Hope in the Middle East,” Martin Indyk argues that while “the commentariat is already dismissing [Obama’s]...