Tempers are wearing thin in Washington and Jerusalem over Iran — and the situation wasn’t helped by teh recent Saban Forum where nasty sparks flew between leaders.
A week after the dramatic terror alert that shut down 19 U.S. embassies, experts are starting to weigh in on what it means, and specifically what it tells us about the state of Al Qaeda. If I can sum up the answer in two words, it would be: not much.
Despite chatter about the two parties moving toward their extremes, there’s mounting evidence that the radicalization is mostly on one side, namely the Republicans, writes J.J. Goldberg.
As the Obama administration gets ready to roll out new ideas meant to overcome the deadlock in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking, the Saban Center at the Brookings Institute on Thursday presented a set of three public opinion surveys that can help President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton better understand what the people in the region actually want.