A Political and Literary Forum
As both politicians and historians mine the 1940s for alternate visions of international order, we must guard against the presumption that the United States remains the benevolent center of global politics.
It is time for the United States to take responsibility for the war it encouraged in Syria.
Aziz Z. Huq
It creates more violent terrorists and leaves no one who can talk peace.
Alex de Waal
In Israel and Palestine, two states are still better than one.
It is becoming impossible to ignore the growing theocratic elements in a nation that sees itself as the only democracy in the Middle East.
If we want to check presidential power—and check it we must—then it is essential that we resist claims to executive secrecy.
William Howell, Mariah Zeisberg
The Department of Defense's Cyber Strategy Memorandum
Lisa Lucile Owens
The legacy of the Gaza flotilla incident, five years later.
Rebranding their party as "center-left," Israel's labor leaders distance themselves from the
Serving in the Israeli army as a foreign volunteer.
J. A. Bernstein
“Reports of the demise of Israeli-U.S. relations are not only premature, they’re just wrong.” It is hard to disagree.
Republicans are right to obstruct funding for DHS—but they're doing it for the wrong reasons.
Patriotism, as brilliant as the gold tridents pounded into a SEAL’s coffin lid, outshines all flaws.
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William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
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