The president has a more realistic and tragic understanding of the dysfunctions afflicting Islam than his critics acknowledge.
The massacre in Paris, which France’s president has called an act of war by ISIS, is a reminder that Islamist militants find so much of modern life unbearably provocative.
From the Department of Nonsensical Controversies, Washington Division: A modest collection of far-left groups and activists, led by…
To save Israel as a Jewish state, the West Bank settlement project must be reversed.
In an interview, the U.S. defense secretary says America’s Arab allies need fewer expensive weapons systems—and more will to battle ISIS and Iran on the ground.
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, in an interview, seeks to reassure an anxiety-prone Israel.
What do we do?
Knife attacks on Jews in Jerusalem and elsewhere are not based on Palestinian frustration over settlements, but on something deeper.
In a new book, the former Middle East peace negotiator Dennis Ross explores just how close Israel came to attacking Iran, and why Susan Rice accused Benjamin Netanyahu of throwing “everything but the n-word” at Barack Obama.
The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates answers my most difficult questions.
The stunning human-rights abuses of a U.S. ally
A conversation with the journalist about his search for closeness to God, and the future of American Jewry
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Will Israel’s prime minister recognize that his country faces more than one threat to its existence?
The Israeli prime minister mobilized the world to confront Tehran. But the world’s definition of success was not his.
In the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, a remarkable warden has turned to religion to bring morality to the inmates.
Rehabilitation and reform in America's largest maximum security prison
The top lobbyist for the agreement, along with John Kerry’s former chief of staff, answer a prominent critic’s questions for President Obama.