Has Afghanistan Become America’s Afghanistan?

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by Paul R. Pillar Fifteen years and counting.  America’s longest war keeps getting longer.  The very duration of the expedition, with an end no more in sight now than it had been at any of several points one could have… Continue Reading  

American Jews must resist Trump and the occupation at the same time

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by Emily Mayer There is currently a surge of activism churning through the American Jewish community. Since Trump’s election in November, American Jews have been taking action against a president who received only 24 percent of their votes, the second-smallest… Continue Reading  

Congress on Sanctions and Settlements

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by Lara Friedman As we have over the past two years, LobeLog is posting excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by the inimitable Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now about what Congress is up… Continue Reading  

Defund Islamophobia Now

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by Donna Nevel While a commitment to standing with the Muslim community against Islamophobia is as important as ever, words are meaningless if not backed up in real ways that reflect this commitment. That means definitively opposing all forms of… Continue Reading  

Did Bannon Tell Gorka to Ditch the Vitezi Medal at Hungarian Reception?

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by Jim Lobe It was another not-so-good week for Sebastian Gorka. Trump’s top counter-terrorism aide has been under siege due to his past associations with far-right groups in Hungary as well as ongoing questions from well-recognized experts in the field… Continue Reading