The Egyptian military's reasoning behind the tunnel and border closures is simple: Hamas and other militants in the Gaza Strip are assisting supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in waging a campaign of terrorism against the state.
When a native Texan named Jeremy Courtney took the stage at the 2012 Q Conference he had no idea he would, in effect, be pitching his 2013 memoir, Pre...
We worked so hard not to have to do these chores but the exigencies of ecology might be forcing us back to scrubbing in the river. Moreover, before I do any household task, conflicting voices are squabbling in my head. Everything begets a question of political and ecological correctness.
When I was asked, at five years old, I said an astronaut and a teacher. I imagine that no matter what I would have said at that age my parents would have smiled and told me I could do anything I set my mind to doing.
Israel should demonstrate regional leadership and ratify and implement the 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention, conditioned on Egyptian adoption and Syrian full compliance.
My favorite day of the year is the day we set our clocks back and go off Daylight Savings Time (D.S.T.). That extra hour in the day is precious and while my family enjoys the extended sleep time, I rise at my normal early hour.
Inhabitants of a Palestinian village were told in the late 1930s that the British High Commissioner for Palestine wanted to visit them. As news of th...
With the Syrian chemical weapons crisis seemingly behind us, it is high time to tackle the most central issue in the Middle East, namely the Israeli-P...
The red line illustrated by Prime Minister Netanyahu during his now famous speech to the United Nations foreshadowed his present pattern of behavior.
As recent surveys reveal a disturbingly large number of American Jews -- millions, in fact -- who feel disconnected from their Jewish identity, allow me to share what being Jewish means to me.
Make no mistake about it, our allies are fearful because they are wondering, in light of America's twists and turns and indecisiveness, whether they can count on the historic protection which has been inherent in the relationship with the U.S.
Outside Ofer prison, near Ramallah on Monday night, thousands of demonstrators gathered to protest the release of 26 Palestinian prisoners.
The recent and unprecedented Saudi decision to refuse its first-ever seat on the United Nations Security Council, and to downgrade cooperation with the United States, is as baffling as it is significant.
A critical shift in policy has been manifested by including the staunchest ally of Assad's government in the Geneva II conference to be held before the end of the year, the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Israel's fixation on "security" and the harsh measures it employs, presumably to achieve an impregnable national security condition, is making the Palestinians increasingly vulnerable, fostering deeper animosity and militant resistance.