Lee Smith is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. He is also the author of the recently published The Consequences of Syria.
But none of those charged with crimes have actually been apprehended—illustrating the limits of justice when dealing with terrorists
In fighting a mutual enemy—Sunni militants—with Tehran’s support, the Obama Administration risks alienating Sunni allies
The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
In Washington, the president and his allies are using the nuclear issue to drive a wedge between Israel and its U.S. interlocutors
Supporting Israel requires American evangelical Christians to square their theological beliefs with the modern Jewish state. Can they?
The theater of the peace process was key to U.S. hegemony in the Middle East—and without the process, there will be no peace
Despite talk of a diplomatic thaw between Washington and Tehran, the U.S. is already locked in battle
As Washington looks for a diplomatic solution with Iran, Israel’s American-born interlocutor translates for Jerusalem
By Todd Gitlin — Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.By Josh Glancy —
Labour voters forced to choose between their party and their support for Israel: Part four of Tablet’s series on anti-Semitism in the U.K.By Marjorie Ingall — Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
Pushing the Hippocratic Oath in service of foreign policy puts doctors on the frontlines
An exhibit that is a violation of a young girl’s and a dead artist’s privacy. Or not.
Drunk Brits violently storm a synagogue in ultra-Orthodox Stamford Hill
A trip to the Holy Land could be just what the celebrity couple needs
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist