Trump Betrays Israel, Undermines Global Trust in US

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by Mitchell Plitnick When the history of this chaotic period is written, people will doubtless be amazed that, not even four months into his presidency, Donald Trump could have made so many mistakes, done so much wrong, and acted in… Continue Reading  

U.S. Intelligence Ought to Target Israel

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by Paul R. Pillar An article in the Wall Street Journal about what the journalists describe as U.S. interception of communications of Israeli leaders has caused a stir, especially among those habitually quickest to leap to the defense of Israeli policies.… Continue Reading  

Israel’s Stolen Nuclear Materials: Why it Still Matters

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by Marsha B. Cohen Once again revelations concerning the genesis of Israel’s undeclared nuclear weapons program are attracting notice. Two nuclear experts, Victor Gilinsky and Roger J. Mattson, have again raised questions as to how Israel might have acquired the nuclear materials… Continue Reading  

Obstacle: The US Role In Israel-Palestine

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by Mitchell Plitnick There are many false clichés about the Israel-Palestine conflict. There are also some very true ones, though these are heard less frequently. Perhaps the most profound of these was proven once again this week: the United States… Continue Reading  

Beyond the Case of Jonathan Pollard

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by James A. Russell News that the Obama administration is considering releasing the convicted spy Jonathan Pollard as part of an attempt to breath life into the Israel-Palestine peace talks is a sign of negotiations that have become a road… Continue Reading