AMERICA’S STRATEGIC PARALYSIS

It is obvious Trump seeks a clean break with Obama’s policies. But will the swamp let him? On Thursday morning, for the second time in so many days, North Korea threatened to attack the US territory of Guam wi...

Preparing for a Post Abbas Era

The post-Abbas era will pose new threats and opportunities for Israel. It is up to Israel to ensure that the opportunities are maximized and the threats are neutralized as quickly as possible. PLO chief and ...

Losing and Winning the Temple Mount

Israel ceded the Temple Mount to terrorists last week. But with a clear goal, we can get it back in short order and keep it perpetually for the good of all humanity. Last week, Prime Minister Binyamin Netany...

Hezbollah’s missiles will not rust

If we aren’t indifferent to Hezbollah’s expansion of its capabilities, what are we planning to do about it? Last month IDF Military Intelligence chief Maj.-Gen. Herzl Halevi made a stunning revelation. Hezbo...

Modi and Israel’s Coming of Age

Modi’s historic visit is a good opportunity for Israel to understand where it now stands and what it must do to maintain and expand its current success into the future. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ...

Who cares about Jewish unity?

There are four important aspects to the government’s decisions on Sunday relating to egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall and the conversion bill. The first is that by and large, the headlines of the stories ...

The PLO’s IDF Lobbyists

Not only did Abbas reject their demand, he reportedly accused the presidential envoys of working as Israeli agents. Should the United States pay Palestinian terrorists? For the overwhelming majority of Ameri...

Israel, American Jewry and Trump’s GOP

To understand what can and ought to be done, it is first important to understand the nature of the BDS movement. Earlier this month Norway, Denmark and Switzerland did something surprising. Norway announc...

Burying Obama’s legacy

The fact is that Trump has given Netanyahu support as he has walked away from the failed policy paradigm of the Obama years. It may very well be that this week was the week that Israel and the US put to rest...

Qatar, Trump, and the Double Game

Arguably, Qatar’s role in undermining the stability of the Islamic world has been second only to Iran’s. President Donald Trump has been attacked by his ubiquitous critics for his apparent about-face on the cr...

PALESTINIAN SUFFERING AND ISRAEL

The Palestinians the international media don't talk about -- and the reason why. How can we explain the international community’s indifference to Palestinian suffering? Every day, angry bands of protesters bur...

THE LIMITS OF ISRAELI POWER

Time for Israel to take control of its future. On Thursday, US President Donald Trump bowed to the foreign policy establishment and betrayed his voters. He signed a presidential waiver postponing the transfer ...

SARSOUR AND THE PROGRESSIVE ZEITGEIST

What's the real reason Linda Sarsour was invited to be a commencement speaker at CUNY? In US academic tradition, university administrators choose commencement speakers they believe embody the zeitgeist of thei...

ICONOCLAST IN THE PROMISED LAND

How the Israeli people are gauging Trump. Israelis are greeting US President Donald Trump with cautious optimism. Their optimism stems from President Trump’s iconoclasm. Trump won the US presidential election ...