A bold new freight railway bypassing the Suez Canal may annoy Egypt and the United States, but that’s not the goal
And why it still matters
The break in negotiations with Ramallah means Netanyahu can focus on the other permanent threat: Iran
Israelis usually win the International Bible Contest. But one year, two young Americans defied the odds in a televised showdown.
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
And none embodied the biblical worldview more, or had more political agility, than Menachem Begin, who has no real heirs
Disengagement from a region whose power structures are predicated on American management is a recipe for disaster