The hawkish junior senator from Arkansas discusses the president's motivations—and his own.
The Israeli prime minister is trying to kill President Obama's Iran deal. There's something more useful he could do to help his country.
The deal ensures that Tehran won't obtain a nuclear weapon while Obama is president. But it also establishes Iran as an eventual nuclear-threshold state.
A Jewish leader in Paris answers my questions about hope, despair, liberalism, and politics.
A good deal makes the Middle East a safer place. A bad one makes matters worse. Here are some issues to keep in mind if nuclear talks lead to a provisional agreement.
Benjamin Netanyahu overplays his hand, and Obama withdraws his.
Benjamin Netanyahu, now and forever (it seems) Israel's prime minister, will do whatever it takes to keep his job, including renouncing his own positions.
It once seemed possible that the Israeli prime minister would take bold risks to secure his country's future. No more.
Isaac Herzog, who could end up as prime minister of Israel, has a very different understanding of his country's relationship with the U.S. than the man he's hoping to replace.
For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended—the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence against Jews. Renewed vitriol among right-wing fascists and new threats from radicalized Islamists have created a crisis, confronting Jews with an agonizing choice.
Michael Oren, the former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. and current candidate for Knesset, argues that it will crucial for his country's next government to get right with America.
The letter to Ayatollah Khamenei could provide an excuse to blame the U.S. if nuclear negotiations fail.
The foreign minister says his country is friendly to Jews. But his country seeks the elimination of the country in which nearly half the world's Jews live.
Ben Rhodes, Obama's deputy national security adviser, talks about whether Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to push the West toward a military confrontation with Iran.
In an impassioned speech, the Israeli prime minister makes the case that Iran is ruled by very bad men. But we got that.
But does he have a realistic alternative for the president's vision on a nuclear deal with Iran?
Clinton has argued that the country should perpetually be kept more than a year from nuclear breakout. The Obama administration sees this issue differently.
In which I try to explain that things that appear to be contradictions sometimes aren't.
Netanyahu's controversial speech is masking another issue: The president's responsibility to avoid making a bad nuclear deal.
The Israeli prime minister seems willing to undermine his country's relations with the U.S. in order to save his career.