The Obama/Kerry Tailwind to Terror

Israel
A few weeks ago, the security threat Israel faced from Palestinian terror looked relatively low. But then Barack Obama and John Kerry decided to meddle. The consequences were eminently predictable:…
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The Man Kerry Left Behind

Iran
As the curtain closes on the Obama administration and Secretary of State John Kerry’s tenure, their two chief accomplishments on the foreign policy front have been the Joint Comprehensive Plan…
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Palestinians Hate Blue Israel Too

blue Israel
For the mainstream media, explaining Israeli politics is difficult work. A country where the poor and disenfranchised immigrants from the Middle East have traditionally supported the party of the right…
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Kerry’s Delusions and Friendship

John Kerry
If one looks only at the main talking points, there was nothing new in yesterday’s speech by Secretary of State John Kerry about the Middle East peace process. Kerry’s lengthy…
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They Keep Pulling Us Back In!

On the final Commentary podcast of the year, we discuss the threat posed to Germany’s Angela Merkel by the mishandling of the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market massacre and what…
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Iran Reaffirms Palestinian Terrorism

Iran
Too often, when American politicians and the press analyze high-profile diplomacy, they self-flagellate. Rather than recognize the problem lies with the insincerity of opponents, they assume that the problem lies…
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Obama’s State Department Mutiny

Iran
John Kerry made a lot of news over the weekend when speaking on issues that will affect how the next presidential administration navigates a complex world. It is, thus, understandable…
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How Obama Engendered Amona

settlements
Watching the Israeli government convulse itself over 40 homes in the illegal settlement outpost of Amona, an outsider could be forgiven for wondering whether it had gone mad. If you…
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