As we assess Trump’s early foreign policy moves and first international tour, it helps to look back upon Obama’s. Here, then, are passages from A Perilous Path.
Anne R. PierceJune 5, 2017
This week is the fiftieth anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem and control of the area by the State of Israel. Here is what you should know about one of history’s most important cities.
Joe CarterMay 26, 2017
Because the U.N. does not have the power of the sword, the U.S. abstention in the recent U.N. vote has not weakened Israel at all; it has weakened the U.N.
Joshua MitchellJanuary 5, 2017
This Christmas Eve, two billion Christians around the world are reveling in the promise of peace on earth and goodwill toward men. What the United States of America just did at the United Nations does nothing for either cause.
Robert NicholsonDecember 23, 2016
Brueggemann’s Chosen? is an example of the one-sided propaganda which he says he deplores.
Gerald R. McDermottOctober 19, 2016
Twenty-three years ago today, Israeli Prime Minister Rabin and PLO negotiator Abbas agreed to the Oslo Accords.
Robert NicholsonSeptember 13, 2016
As a broad set of ethical principles, the just war outlook is vital to civilized society. However, errors come—and they can be dangerous ones—when proponents of just war take their categories too narrowly and apply their axioms without historical context.
Robert NicholsonSeptember 8, 2016
Despite an adamantly proclaimed right to self-defense and a proven ability to carry it out during historic conflicts like the Six-Day and Yom-Kippur Wars, the tensions in and around Israel have only seemed to worsen. Cooperation with our Judeo-Christian cousin is more crucial now than ever.
Ryan McDowellJune 23, 2016
Obama’s decision to reject the Bush-Congress letter soured U.S.-Israel relations. From the Israeli perspective, it was a betrayal. But it was also a setback to the cause of peace.
Miriam ElmanApril 21, 2016