Article Archive

How Obama Can Stop Netanyahu’s Iran War

Bibi has Boehner’s support—but the president has the American people’s, if he speaks out.

January 28, 2015

Who Governs?

Billionaire activists like George Soros and Sheldon Adelson exert political influence beyond the dreams of political scientists past.

January 21, 2015

Happily, President Obama N’est Pas Charlie

French Muslims could have hardly failed to absorb that the storied liberties of France are allocated differently.

January 13, 2015

The U.S.-Israel Politics Gap

Americans want more even-handed policies—but Congress only wants to please Bibi.

January 7, 2015

Abandoned by the Left

Liberals’ emphasis on identity politics at the expense of basic socio-economic fairness has driven away countless average people.

December 17, 2014

No Tears For TNR

America’s foreign-policy debate will be improved without “even the liberal New Republic” holding Democrats’ feet to the neoconservative fire.

December 9, 2014

Ferguson Is Not Palestine

Nothing could please the Likud coalition more than to see the Palestinian cause linked to the Ferguson rioters.

December 3, 2014

A Bleak Foreign Policy November

After the failure of Iran negotiations and the rebirth of the Republican hawk, Hagel’s dismissal barely registers.

November 26, 2014

The Bush Decision Point

The father faced down the Israel lobby and paid a price; the son accommodated it. What’s the lesson for Jeb?

November 19, 2014

Hillary’s Sheldon Adelson

A major Clinton donor cavorts with racist warmonger, urges mass bombing. Will she be asked about it?

November 12, 2014

Obama’s Legacy Will Be With Iran

Peace with Tehran could do for Obama what war with Germany did for FDR.

November 6, 2014

An Economist Visits the West Bank

Israel’s choking of the Palestinian economy is unlike anything else in the world.

October 29, 2014

Obama’s Big Ebola Wager

The main job of Ebola “tsar” Ron Klain should be to save the White House from its own political tone-deafness.

October 23, 2014

The Middle East Doesn’t Matter

Neither ISIS nor any of America’s fair-weather allies are worth the price of the U.S.’s deepening regional commitments.

October 15, 2014

Ebola Breaks a Border-Free World

The Washington consensus so prizes the free flow of people that it won’t even stop flights from West Africa.

October 8, 2014

ISIS Isn’t Hamas, or Iran

Netanyahu tries a terrorist bait and switch, like the one that worked against Saddam.

October 1, 2014

Obama Bombs Blind

Why Americans are still in the dark over the 9/11 Commission’s view of the Saudis.

September 24, 2014

Why Christians Are Criticizing Cruz—and Israel

Justice for Palestine divides Republicans but unites Pope Francis, Mideast bishops, and mainline Protestants.

September 17, 2014

Obama’s Amnesty-Inequality Trap

The politics of mass immigration sacrifice the security of the working class for the comfort of the elite.

September 10, 2014