Ben Cohen
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Still flushed with its success in the 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif last week embarked on a five-nation tour of Latin America to spread the message that Tehran’s … more
We live in an era of resurgent, strongman leaders. Some of them, like Russian President Vladimir Putin, carry an aura of invincibility, a sense that they effortlessly control the levers of power at … more
It’s been a long time since I saw a gesture this desperate. At the recent Arab Summit in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki … more
A decade after fighting the Second Lebanon War against the Islamist terror militia Hezbollah, Israel is again facing a buildup on its northern border, with the prospect of fresh hostilities … more
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
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