Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Israel and the Palestinians
February 15, 2013
The fence along Israel's border with Syria will help to protect Israel. What could go wrong with that?
Welcome to the Era of the Light Footprint
January 29, 2013
Barack Obama's foreign policy: "light footprint," lightweight thinking.
Education is the Work of Teachers, not Hackers
December 21, 2012
WHEN I LOOK BACK at my education, I am struck not by how much I learned but by how much I was taught. I am the progeny of teachers; I swoon over teachers.
Losing Hope on Israeli-Palestinian Peace
December 06, 2012
LOST CAUSES are not wrong causes, unless winning is the measure of right. The historical victory of an idea reveals nothing about its merit: power has uses for fictions, and the popularity of lies is an ancient feature of human affairs.