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These are the days that Vladimir Putin has been aching for since the end of the Cold War.  On Dec. 5, 1989, three weeks after the Berlin Wall was torn down, angry crowds stormed the … more
In the days since the massacre of 49 people and the wounding of hundreds more by an Islamist gunman at a nightclub in Orlando, America’s political leadership has sounded more discordant than … more
A year ago, the world of Jewish academia suffered an irreplaceable loss with the passing of Prof. Robert Wistrich, the head of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of … more
Every Iraqi Jew has a tale to tell about the Farhud, the two-day pogrom that befell the Jews of Baghdad 75 years ago, in June 1941. In the case of my own family, it was a matter of heeding the advice … more
A haredi Jew looks into a mirror and sees the face of Adolf Hitler gazing back at him. The walls and guard towers of Auschwitz are squeezed into a snow shaker, with flying dollar bills replacing … more
“He’s not Hitler. He wants to help America.” Melania Trump’s comment about her husband, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, will go down as one of the more memorable quotes in an election cycle … more
Despite leaving the world an unsafer place than when he found it, President Barack Obama isn’t shying away from busting those foreign policy taboos. The president who brought us a nuclear … more
When I last wrote about Donald Trump in this column, back in December 2015, I voiced concern about what the Middle East policy of a Trump administration might look like, pointing out that his failure … more
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies think tank this week presented its Alberto Nisman Award for Courage to Judge Royce Lamberth. A senior district judge for the District of Columbia, Lamberth … more
Here’s the latest episode of outreach to Iran from the lips of Secretary of State John Kerry. After condemning, during a press conference in Bahrain, the “destabilizing ac-tions” of … more
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