Adam Shatz on Israel’s Losing Battle

From the London Review of Books: But the price of war is higher for Israel than it was during Cast Lead, and its room for manoeuvre more limited, because the Jewish state’s only real ally, the American government, has to… Continue Reading  

Shatz in LRB: Ahmadinejad’s Lebanon Trip “Passed Without Incident”

We’ve been writing a lot here about the hyperventilation of hawks about Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s trip to Lebanon. Even the U.S. government got in on the action, asking Lebanon to not host the visiting Iranian dignitary. For a more level-headed… Continue Reading