The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality
In fighting a mutual enemy—Sunni militants—with Tehran’s support, the Obama Administration risks alienating Sunni allies
Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news
The prospect of an independent Kurdistan raises the possibility of renewing an alliance in Iran’s backyard
The ‘ancient’ griffin—given by the U.S. to Iranian President Rouhani—probably doesn’t date back to earlier than 1999
In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?
Last week’s rocket attack and the weekend’s car bombing in Tripoli add urgency to Israeli counterinsurgency drills