Biden Washes His Hands of the Israel-Palestine Affair

May 17, 2021

Faced with a serious clash in Jerusalem between two communities divided on the subject of religion, the Roman Empire’s man of the hour, its colonial governor Pontius Pilate made the bold decision to suppress his own opinion and not to intervene in the debate. As a patriotic polytheist, he had no...

Israel Is the Rock on Which US Foreign Policy Is Built

April 27, 2021

International military cooperation can take many forms. When pushed to the extreme, it can even turn into its opposite. What was meant to protect from danger can sometimes become the fact that precipitates an unwanted conflict. For that reason, most nations now seek to avoid the once popular idea...

The Trump Administration Is Backing Palestinians into a Corner

May 09, 2019

In turning down “the deal of the century” — as they must — the Palestinians will be castigated as ungrateful and shortsighted. On May 2, Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was playing his cards very close to the chest at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy...