How Osama Bin Laden Outsmarted the U.S. and Got What He Wanted

The point of Sept. 11 wasn’t to terrorize the West. It was to get the U.S. out of the Muslim world—and it worked.

Bin Laden’s Son-in-Law Wants to Keep His Jewish Lawyer

The Jewish judge in the case is trying to dissuade him

Sundown: 70-Seat Israeli Coalition Coalescing

Plus a terror trial in New York and a wedding day letter

Terror and the Surveillance State on Film

Zero Dark Thirty and the Israeli documentary The Gatekeepers are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.

Sundown: Iran, IAEA Agree to Keep Talking

Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue

Sundown: Federal Reserve Terror Plot Foiled

Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?

What’s Next for Egypt?

The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life

The Enemies of Our Enemies

The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites

Sundown: Bin Laden’s Focus Was on Palestine

Plus the U.S. Navy increases Gulf presence, and more

Obama the Bluffer

The president says he’s got Israel’s back regarding Iran. So, why hasn’t the White House readied the American public for a possible military strike?

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