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Middle East

bds

Even if they have suffered some recent setbacks among academic umbrella groups, the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement is an increasingly loud presence on...
peace

It was a shock to the status quo on Tuesday when, standing beside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump abandoned decades of U.S....
donald trump

During the campaign, Donald Trump morphed from advocating a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” to a more amorphous pledge to...
Jerusalem

President Donald Trump has promised to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a move which many in the U.S. Congress say they would...
russia

In Monday’s New York Times, Peter Baker acknowledges what some of us have known for a long time: Barack Obama’s Middle-East policy has been a...
palestine

In my last post, I explained some of the reasons why Israel’s diplomatic future looks promising despite the ongoing freeze in the peace process. But...
Pope Francis

Pope John Paul II, perhaps the most admired pope of the twentieth century, made a name for himself as a symbol of freedom and liberty....
Russia

With the race for the White House picking up steam, American eyes are focused squarely on the presidential race and who will be elected Barack...
Trump

Apparently not – at least not one whose last name he can remember. Yesterday, Hugh Hewitt interviewed Donald Trump for the first time since December...
Russia

Representatives for the United States and the Russian government held a third round of talks on Wednesday aimed at “de-conflicting” the current crisis in Syria. In...
Russia

Every day seems to bring an escalation of the Russian military involvement in Syria. First it was airstrikes from more than 30 warplanes that Russia...
Russia

The West’s experts on modern Russia — its national interest and its conduct of foreign policy — have had a rough 18 months. U.S. intelligence estimates...