Gates on the Israeli Tail’s Attempt to Wag the Dog in 2007

by Jim Lobe I’ve been slowly reading Robert Gates’ Duty over the last week or so and some of it is quite pertinent in light of the recent recommendation by JINSA’s Michael Makovsky and Lt. Gen. David Deptula (ret.) in the Wall Street Journal that… Continue Reading  

Little Support in Washington for Kerry’s Mideast Efforts

by Mitchell Plitnick While Secretary of State John Kerry was in Israel declaring his aim to “exhaust all the possibilities of peace” to try to stop wasting the Obama Administration’s time and energy on the futile effort to find a… Continue Reading  

J Street Looking less and less like a Potential Game-Changer

Four years ago, there was some hope in Washington that J Street, the self-proclaimed “pro-Israel, pro-peace” Jewish lobbying group, could someday provide a counterweight to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). No one expected J Street to seriously challenge… Continue Reading