Congressional Typologies

Grouping House Members by their voting patterns.

Will Biden’s Israel Policy Matter in November?

Many Democrats are worried about the fallout.

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Biden Ratchets Up Pressure on Israel

A two-level game where unconditional support has conditions.

Daniel Kahneman, 1934-2024

The psychologist who won a Nobel in economics is gone at 90.

US Alone In Support For Israel War Effort

World opinion and American opinion diverge significantly.

What Next in Gaza?

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

Israel Agrees to Pause in Exchange for Hostage Release

Hamas gets rewarded for its crimes.

Israel, Hamas, and the Laws of War

It’s . . . complicated.

Ending Hamas

What does “complete victory” look like?

Israel-Hamas War Update

The killing goes on.

Israel at War: It’s a Reckoning

A roundup of news and opinon.

Israel at War after Gaza Attack

The 50th anniversary of the Yom Kippur war sees a re-escalation.

Israel is Revolting

The Netanyahu government is facing massive strikes and protests over its latest authoritarian moves.

Barr on Trump

Waaaay too little, waaay too late.

Netanyahu Returns as Israel’s Premier

The corrupt leader is back for a sixth term.

Biden Continuing Trump Foreign Policy?

Normalcy is not a bad thing.

Defending the Constitution Against All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic

What should conservatives who can’t support the party of Trump do?

Just Move If You Don’t Like it Here!

There are many barriers to true freedom.

Stupid 2024 Fantasies

The silly season has commenced a mite early.

Pandemic, Trauma, and Identity

There’s something happening here. But what it is ain’t exactly clear.

$4 Trillion for Dignity?

The Democrats are apparently selling their omnibus spending package the wrong way.

Israel’s Wanton Aggression

A reckless campaign of violence has now targeted American journalists.

Nick Burns to Be China Ambassador

An exceptional choice that breaks the recent tradition of politicos in the post.

Natanz Bombing More Effective Than Thought

Thousands of centrifuges have been destroyed.

Million MAGA March Sparks Violence

The inevitable happened, as extremist organizations descended on DC.

A Bizarre Convention

The Republicans are putting on quite a show.

Netanyahu Survives Likud Leadership Challenge

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu easily survived a challenge for leadership of the Likud Party.

Netanyahu Faces Challenge For Likud Party Leadership

Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a challenge for the leadership of the party he’s headed for more than a decade.

Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted On Multiple Charges

After a year of controversy and investigation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicated on charges of fraud and bribery.

Trump Ignores International Law, Hands Israel Another Gift

Reversing decades of policy, the Trump Administration reversed decades of policy on settlements in disputed territory.

Netanyahu Fails In Effort To Form New Israeli Government

After a close election, Benjamin Netanyahu has given up on his effort to form a government.

Netanyahu Gets First Crack At Forming New Israeli Government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is getting the first shot at forming a new government. Whether he’ll succeed or not is another story.

Netanyahu Joins Chief Rival In Call For Unity Government

With election results showing his Likud Party falling short of a majority, Benjamin Netanyahu is joining his chief rival in vallsfor a unity government. Getting there would be complicated, though,

Israeli Election Too Close To Call

As many expected, the initial returns from the Israeli elections are too close to call.

Netanyahu Throws Peace Process Out The Window

Faced with an election next week, Israel’s Prime Minister is pushing a settlement plan that would be an utter disaster.

Parliament Suspended, Boris Johnson Handed Consecutive Historic Defeats

Parliament is suspended for the next five weeks but it ended with Prime Minister Boris Johnson being handed historic defeats for an incoming Prime Minister.

Alliance Between Netanyahu And Trump Making Support For Israel A Partisan Issue

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s actions toward two Democratic Congresswomen,seemingly at the bidding of President Trump, is the latest example of the growing partisan divide over policy toward Israel.

At Trump’s Urging, Netanyahu Bars Two Members Of Congress From Entering Israel

After urging from President Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has barred two Muslim-American Congressmen from visiting Israel. It is a foolish and outrageous decision.

The Least of These

Christian doctrine actually has a lot to say that is of relevance to the border.

Tensions Increasing Amid Talk Of Military Action Against Iran

Tensions are increasing in the Persian Gulf as the Iran war hawks seem to be winning the battle for the President’s support.

Trump Heights: A Fraudulent Town Named For A Fraudulent President

Benjamin Netanyahu named a town that doesn’t exist, and most probably will never exist, after the President of the United States.

U.S. Puts Its Thumb On The Scale In The Middle East, Again

Recent comments by the U.S. Ambassador to Israel make it clear that the United States cannot be considered a neutral party In the Middle East peace process.

State Department Bars Embassies From Flying Rainbow Flag

The State Department has barred American Embassies from flying the Pride Flag during Pride Month as has been the custom for several years.

Jared Kushner’s Middle East Peace Plan Likely Dead On Arrival

Jared Kushner’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan is still awaiting release, but it already appears to be dead on arrival.

Israel Headed For New Elections As Netanyahu Fails To Form Government

Despite appearing to have emerged from April’s election as the winner, Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a government. This means that Israel will have to hold new elections in September.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Is A Failure

President Trump’s foreign policy has largely been a failure, and there are specific reasons why.

Trump’s 10,000 Lies

The President has hit a dubious milestone barely two years into his administration.

Netanyahu Wins Yet Another Term

Both major parties have claimed victory but it certainly looks like Likud will hang on.

In Response To Criminal Charges, Netanyahu Looks To The Right For Support

With criminal charges and an election hanging over his head, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking to the political right for support and survival.

Benjamin Netanyahu To Be Charged In Criminal Corruption Case

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being charged with three charges of corruption even as he faces an election in just over a month.