The Unwritten History of Israel’s Alliance with the Shah’s Dictatorship

by Eitay Mack This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, during which the Ayatollahs took control of the country and brought down the Shah’s absolutist monarchy. The Iranian masses, who were undergoing various ideological changes… Continue Reading  

What If Palestinians “Take the Money and Run?”

by James J. Zogby I wasn’t at the “Peace to Prosperity” Summit, but I listened to some of the speeches and read the documents the White House produced for the event. Nothing that I saw or read changed my belief… Continue Reading  

Economic Prosperity in Palestine Will Not Achieve Political Stability

by Larry Garber Watching the Bahrain Peace to Prosperity workshop play out during the past week, I was reminded of the day when I arrived in Israel 20 years ago to assume my position as director of the U.S. government’s… Continue Reading  

The Ethics of Regime Change

by Helena Cobban Two detailed accounts have appeared recently of cloak-and-dagger operations undertaken by Western intelligence agencies to effect the defection of high-level officials of governments targeted for regime change. In his new book, Assad or We Burn the Country:… Continue Reading  

American Concentration Camps?

by Henry Siegman The Holocaust was invoked this month, first by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and then by a group called The World Values Network. The latter is headed by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who modestly crowned himself “America’s Rabbi,” and is… Continue Reading