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Anti-Semitism: The Highest Stage of Progressivism

Stephen Blank
Much of what passes for contemporary liberalism was born in the college demonstrations of the 1960s.  Ironically, if perhaps fittingly, that liberalism is now...

The Rafah Operation and Yom HaShoah: What’s the Meaning of ‘Never Again’?

Shoshana Bryen
Israel’s opening entry into Rafah in Gaza coincided with International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah). Israel’s plans and the Biden administration’s response should be...

Joe Biden, Not a Friend

Shoshana Bryen
As Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) arrived, the White House released a statement from President Joe Biden mourning "the six million Jews who were killed by...

Entering Rafah on Yom HaShoah

Shoshana Bryen
Israel’s opening attack on Rafah in Gaza coincides with International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah).  Israel’s plans and the Biden administration’s response should be understood...

What I Saw and Heard in Harvard Yard

Anne Davenport
Thank you for your interest in my very minimal intervention at Harvard. Let me give you a small account: The Yard is restricted. Only Johnston...

Appeasing Iran Will Lead to More Attacks on All of Us

Shoshana Bryen
American newspaper columnists, Substack posters, X users, talking heads, and other analysts all knew when and how Israel would respond to the Iranian drone,...

America’s Failed Promise About Iran

Shoshana Bryen and Stephen Bryen
The Iranian government said its rocket and missile attack was “measured and moderate,” and that it could have, but did not choose to, launch...

“Pocketing the Win” for the Future

Shoshana Bryen
Last week, President Joe Biden told Israel to “pocket the win.” In his view, “winning” was having survived the Iranian barrage of more than...

Everything Old is New Again

Shoshana Bryen
It appears that, at least for now, American pressure on Israel has thwarted Israel’s militarily achievable goals in Gaza: the defeat of Hamas as...

Changing US Policy. Or Not

Shoshana Bryen
The White House, clearly, is watching once-steady constituencies slide away, expressing doubts about administration policy. But not everything is about Michigan. The current one-step, two-step on...

Russia’s Islamist Terror Threat Reemerges

Ilan Berman
On March 22, Islamic militants opened fire on a concert hall in the Russian capital of Moscow, killing scores of concertgoers before setting the...

Gaza War Aims and Strategy

Shoshana Bryen
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan thinks Israel is making a mistake. “A major ground operation would be a mistake,” he said at a White...

The War Against Israel IS the War Against the Jews

Eric Rozenman
In 2015, Atlantic magazine featured an article by Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Goldberg that was headlined “Is It Time for Jews to Leave Europe?” The February issue of Commentary magazine’s cover article...

Biden’s Bridge to Gaza (Updated)

Jennifer Dyer
Reporting that ramped up from 6 to 7 March 2024 indicates President Joe Biden is to announce in his State of the Union (SOTU)...

How the Biden Administration Quietly Punishes Israel

Shoshana Bryen
Unable to persuade Israel to subordinate its national security policy to the dictates of the U.S. government and its allies in the European Union, Qatar and the U.N....