What’s most frightening about this moment in foreign affairs is that the most important player may not be capable of absorbing it all.
Blabbing state secrets to Russia? Pressuring FBI director James Comey? We’ve left political drama and entered the realm of slapstick science fiction.
The House’s health care bill may say little about what a final bill would actually look like, but it says a lot about who we are as Americans.
When Donald Trump visits Israel in late May, he faces a lot of potential gain and little to lose. The reverse is true of his host, Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
This past weekend we stared down the Apocalypse. It’s not yet clear which side came out ahead, but we’re still breathing, which is pretty good.
The sacrifice of a lamb by Jewish religious nationalists was an awkward reminder of the tight spot Benjamin Netanyahu’s government is in as it tries to balance the competing religious claims over arguably the world’s most combustible shrine.
The Jewish community worldwide is broken into pieces. There’s no reason to expect our favorite Jewish holiday will be exempt.
In one arena Trump has been decisive, methodical and thorough to a degree that’s utterly out of character. That arena is climate change.
We have a president in the White House who is at minimum an unwitting beneficiary of this foreign warfare. At worst, he’s a foreign agent.
Unlike the president he serves, Jason Greenblatt may have the gravitas to make progress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.