Politics & Policy

COLA Wars

With a $1.1 trillion budget wending its way through Congress and likely headed for President Obama’s desk, officials in Washington are no doubt patting themselves on the back for a ...

Obama’s Syria Speech: Crescendo to a Nothing-Burger

The president’s Syria speech last night largely rehashed arguments he’s been making for weeks—laden with emotional imagery, incoherent red-lines, and chock full of sophisticated-sounding contradictions. He built a moral, and at times compelling, ...

Another Casualty of the Obama Foreign Policy

In light of recent violence in Iraq — and al-Qaeda’s resurgence there – the New York Times editorial board finally stated the obvious yesterday: Iraq is a sovereign country, responsible for its own security. But ...
Politics & Policy

Stopping Iran’s Bomb

After analyzing in yesterday’s column the threat that Hezbollah, armed with unconventional weapons, presents to Israel, it’s time to turn to Iran. The facts are well known: Iran is engaged ...
Politics & Policy

Securing Israel Today

Jerusalem, Israel — After meeting with a representative from the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), we drove through the West Bank on our way to a Syrian border crossing on the ...