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Making the Iranians Mad

Shoshana Bryen
  When Ronald Reagan proposed the "Zero-Zero Option" for no intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe, the pundits – and the Europeans – said, "The...

Layla and Ammar: A Gaza Story

Shoshana Bryen
A child who has suffered death is always to be mourned; the ruin of another is to be mourned, as well. The stories of...

Palestinian Leadership After Abbas — Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

Eric Rozenman
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is 83, a heavy smoker with a history of heart problems and, a decade ago, prostate cancer. He was...

The Palestinian Authority’s ‘Day Of Rage’ Over The U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem Smacks Of...

Shoshana Bryen
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has called for a “Day of Rage” to protest the opening of the American Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. “Days...

Missile Attacks Reflect Changing Strategic Landscape

Stephen Bryen
While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu marched in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Immortal Regiment in memory of Russian fighters who died in...

What Happens When ‘Most People’ Are Right About Iran?

Shoshana Bryen
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s declared position is that it does not want nuclear weapons and never has. Which is good, because the 2015...

Mission Accomplished?

Shoshana Bryen
It was either very brave or very foolish to adopt the “Mission Accomplished” slogan that hung behind President George W. Bush as he stood...

Syria: Fighting over the Corpse

Shoshana Bryen
The Syrian government's chemical attack on civilians in the rebel-held suburb of Douma this weekend is the complete responsibility of the war criminal Bashar Assad, his...

Yemen’s Ambassador Faults Iran

Eric Rozenman
Iran uses Houthi tribal militia “as a proxy” to block peace in war-torn Yemen, that country’s ambassador to the United States said in Washington,...

Never Again. In Syria?

Shoshana Bryen
“Never Again” was a rallying cry for Jews after the Holocaust. Never again would Jews be defenseless – force-marched, starved, and gassed, waiting to...

The Key To Middle East Peace Is An Arab-Israeli Peace Process

Shoshana Bryen
President Trump’s “peace process” envoy Jason Greenblatt hosted an odd and auspicious “ problem-solving meeting” at the White House to discuss the “humanitarian crisis...

White House Withholds UNRWA Aid; PBS Withholds UNRWA News

Eric Rozenman
The Trump administration has proposed eliminating federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which subsidizes television’s Public Broadcasting System and National Public Radio....

Cape Town is Running Out of Water. But Why?

Eric Rozenman
The front-page Washington Post headline read “Divided by drought in Cape Town; As the city’s water runs out, the rich drill wells and the...

Punishing Syrian Chemical Weapons Use

Shoshana Bryen
The primary goals of American foreign policy is to make our citizens, friends and allies secure and to make our adversaries think twice. There...

A New Realism: America & Israel in the Trump Era

John Podhoretz
Of all the surprises of the Trump era, none is more notable than the pronounced shift toward Israel. Such a shift was not predictable...

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