Congressional Typologies

Grouping House Members by their voting patterns.

Israelis United Behind War Effort

This is only “one alternative, and this is being murdered.”

Colleges and Anti-Israel Protests

Administrations are struggling to handle the biggest wave of student protests in generations.

Columbia Israel Divestment Protests Turn Ugly

On-campus classes have been suspended and Jewish students told to find safety.

Iran’s Intent and Israel’s Next Move

Two related questions.

Warren: ‘Ample Evidence’ Israel Committing Genocide

When does humanitarian catastrophe become something more?

Will Biden’s Israel Policy Matter in November?

Many Democrats are worried about the fallout.

US Preparing for Iranian Retaliatory Strike

The dance continues.

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Biden Ratchets Up Pressure on Israel

A two-level game where unconditional support has conditions.

Israel Used AI Machine ‘Lavender’ To Target Hamas

But humans made all the decisions that matter.

Biden Joins the Israel Outrage Bandwagon

The Netanyahu government has few friends.

IDF Drone Strikes Kill International Aid Workers

A tragedy on multiple levels.

Israel Kills Qud Force Leaders; Iran Vows Revenge

Another escalation in the longstanding “shadow war.”

UN Security Council Demands Immediate Gaza Ceasefire

The United States abstained but did not exercise its veto power.

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Are Hamas Death Figures Fake?

Damned if I know.

Red Lines

The perils of speaking loudly while carrying a small stick.

Netanyahu Doesn’t Care About World Opinion

Israel’s prime minister is defying red lines and humanitarian concerns.

Biden Delivers ‘Fiery’ Campaign Speech

The state of the union is apparently fiery.

Adam Schiff Wins, Shouted Down By Protestors

California’s next Senator had his night spoiled.

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Imminent?

The war could be ending soon.

Biden and Trump Cruise Despite Discontent

Reading the tea leaves in Michigan.

Biden’s Gaza Dilemma

Some Democrats are threatening to sit November out.

Israel vs the World in Rafah

Netanyahu is defying the international community.

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Old Man Biden

The problem that won’t go away.

Thursday Tabs

U.S. Strikes Against Iranian Targets Coming

The Secretary of Defense has outlined the parameters.

Israeli Forces Storm Hospital Dressed as Civilians

A disturbing report.

Pelosi Pleas for FBI to Probe Pro-Palestinian Protestors

A bizarre call from the former Speaker.

Iranian Proxies Kill Three American Soldiers

Further escalation is inevitable.

US Warned Iran Ahead of ISIL Attack

The enemy of my enemy is still my enemy.

Middle East Cycle of Violence Escalates

The game of tit-for-tat continues.

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US-UK Strike Houthi Targets

The inevitable response to attacks on international shipping.

Wider Middle East War Appears Inevitable

Israel and Iran’s proxies are on a collision course.

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Claudine Gay Resigns as Harvard President

Repeated academic integrity violations led to her forced ouster.

Foreign Policy Tops American Priorities!

A misleading survey result.

A Bad Year For The West?

The BBC’s security correspondent thinks so.

Israel-Hamas War’s Massive Destruction

The 21st century’s most brutal conflict and the laws of war.

TikTok and the Israel-Hamas War

The popular app is influencing the opinions of its young user base.

Trump Doubles Down on Fascism

The Republican frontrunner continues to use Hitler’s language, praise dictators, and lionize traitors.

Biden and Netanyahu at Odds Over Gaza War

The inevitable has happened.

US Alone In Support For Israel War Effort

World opinion and American opinion diverge significantly.

UN General Secretary Calls for Gaza Cease-Fire

Article 99 meets Catch-22.

Feds Allowed to Talk About Israel-Hamas War!

Sorry, Senator Rubio.

What Next in Gaza?

The cease-fire will end. What follows is not at all clear.

Pope Calls Israel-Hamas War ‘Terrorism’

A bizarre statement by the head of the Roman Catholic church.

Israel Agrees to Pause in Exchange for Hostage Release

Hamas gets rewarded for its crimes.

Israel and the al-Shifa Hospital

It’s likely legal and almost certainly won’t matter.

Israel’s Evacuation Orders

An extraordinary look into warning civilians about impending attacks.

Heads of UN Agencies Call for Israeli Ceasefire

The laws of armed conflict aren’t designed for this war.