Hezbollah still holds power despite losing the election. . . .
A willingness to seek political negotiations with the Palestinians is a departure for Israel's prime minister. . . .
Last week, I taught an intensive two-day seminar in Jerusalem on the tradition of modern freedom to male haredi (“God fearing” in Hebrew) or ultra-Orthodox, Jews.
Masters of the art teach that subtlety, indirection, and on occasion mis-direction are crucial to successful diplomacy...
What are the root causes of terrorism and how should we respond to them? If the discontent and hatred that breed terrorism spring from economic, political, and cultural grievances, should we address those grievances? Or does acknowledgment of these types of causes of terrorism lend a dangerous legitimacy to terrorists themselves?
France may have a case for banning the burqa. By Peter Berkowitz.
Peter Berkowitz on Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism by Ibn Warraq
Richard Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the rule of law and how it applies to alleged Boston bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev.
Is Islam a religion of peace?...
In his first major television interview with Al-Arabiya, President Obama declared that his foreign policy would be different from his predecessor’s...
Why the long communist experiment in the former USSR still matters today