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Weekend Roundup: Politics Is the Art of the Possible

Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Kathleen Miles

In 1867, then Prime Minister of Prussia Otto von Bismarck (who, with parallels today, maintained German hegemony over Europe) famously said that politics is the art of the possible. If you don't have to deal with a political opponent, you can dream up the perfect policy. But when you have an opponent, you have to set aside the dream and consider the political possibilities. This week, from Iran to Greece to Cuba, the world both celebrated and protested the politically possible. (continued)

Netanyahu Is the Horseman of the Jewish Apocalypse

Shlomo Ben-Ami | Posted 07.22.2015 | World
Shlomo Ben-Ami

TEL AVIV -- Netanyahu is an ideologue of Jewish catastrophe: risks and challenges cannot be approached with a view toward resolution; they must be held up as reminders for the Jewish people to keep up their guard.

The "Existential Threat" to Israel Is Israel

John Tirman | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
John Tirman

The nearly complete mastery of U.S. politics that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again displayed in Washington last week belies a dark reality for the Jewish State.