Obama gave a long interview about Israel and Iran. But you have to speak the right language to understand what he really said.
How Ukraine Will Shape the Future of the Middle East
March 02, 2014
The U.S. is are not without leverage in Ukraine, and the world is watching.
Yes, this picture exists. Now let's talk about what it means (and doesn't mean).
With All the Boycott Israel Talk, What Is BDS?
February 02, 2014
Depending on how you feel about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, how should you feel about the BDS movement?
Ariel Sharon, 1928-2014
January 11, 2014
Peace in Israel will depend on whether Netanyahu is prepared to follow in Sharon’s footsteps.
On the Use and Abuse of Munich
December 03, 2013
The 1938 conference between Chamberlain and Hitler is misunderstood. And the blowhards who constantly evoke its memory are dangerous.
Israel's Freakout, Explained
November 25, 2013
Israelis worry, again, whether Obama's presidency has made them less safe
Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal Could Be a Major Triumph
November 24, 2013
Right-wingers here and abroad hate it. But they also hated it when Reagan struck deals with Gorbachev—and the parallels are pretty clear
Netanyahu’s Insulting Appeal to American Jews
November 12, 2013
You should feel sympathy for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He is not crazy to perceive an Iran with an advancing nuclear weapons program as a potential existential threat to his country.
Netanyahu Abhors the Iran Deal—And There's Little He Can Do About It
November 11, 2013
On Friday morning, as Iran appeared to be on the verge of a preliminary deal over its nuclear program with the P5+1, John Kerry flew to Israel to brief Benjamin Netanyahu on the details of the talks.