When our political discussions turn to foreign policy, the Middle East almost instinctively moves to the forefront of contention.
The history Shia-Sunni tensions is not at all what the media would have you think.
The belief we are above hellish circumstances, until hate detonates a hairs-width from our sanctity is insulting and inane. Suddenly we are outraged and hold tight to the perception we have a right to be.
Marines who fought at the battle for Fallujah are now wondering if they fought in vain. Which prompts Michael Kasdan to seek an answer to the question of what war is really good for.
The South Carolina Senator’s recent denunciation of the word “the” shows why policy formation can be so hard in today’s Republican Party.
Julie France reflects on the similarities between the racial tensions in the United States and Israel.
Several important political developments are happening around the world.
Perpetuating the status quo in the Middle East serves no one’s interests, except the groups that thrive on instability. The cost of not directly dealing with this situation is surpassing the cost of directly doing so.
The US is just one actor in an important global non-proliferation regime that works towards preventing the spread of nuclear weapons.
An Israeli progressive reflects on the future challenges facing her cause.
Matthew Rozsa explores the divided politics of the American Jewish community.
Jeremy Brunger takes us to a Middle Eastern market and beyond in this lush poem of male desire.