June 13, 2014 | A look at how the fall of the British empire and the rise of the U.S. Israel lobby sowed the seeds of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Articles by Adam Cohen
March 31, 2014 | New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
October 19, 2011 | The current U.S. strategy to confront its antagonists reflects a decade of missteps and misunderstandings.
August 4, 2011 | If the Bashir administration allows the Doha agreement to become a meaningless piece of paper, all semblance of regional trust could be destroyed.
July 27, 2011 | The military thinks it has a winning combination, but night raids and drones are actually helping to lose the war in Afghanistan.
July 21, 2011 | The Obama administration can still learn from the errors of its predecessors in Afghanistan.
July 14, 2011 | The United States wants to negotiate with the Taliban from a position of strength. But reining in Afghan government corruption, not applying ever more military pressure, is the key to gaining a strong hand.
July 13, 2011 | You think the 1985 Pressler amendment -- which banned most U.S. aid to Pakistan unless U.S. certified it had no nuclear weapons -- made Pakistan mad?
June 27, 2011 | In his speech about Afghanistan there was a serious disconnect between President Obama's rhetoric and plans.
June 21, 2011 | As the president clarifies his plan for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the most important thing is not the what or the when but the how.