| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
As if life in Washington wasn't dispiriting enough, we must now get ready for a bruising fight over whether former Senator Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's nominee as the new secretary of defense, has a Jewish problem.'
Hagel's confirmation by...
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| 10:01 AM
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| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
It's a measure of the relatively quiet time for Israel these days that the sharpest argument at a big national security conference here was between an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who wanted "autonomy" for his fellow believers and secular Israelis in the audience...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:06 AM
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those 1 / 8Palestinian 3 / 8 kids, they'd say I want these kids to succeed."
-- Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21
WASHINGTON -- Very true. But how does the other side feel about Israeli...
| Apr 1, 2013
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say, 'I want these kids to succeed.'"
— President Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21
— Very true. But how does the other side feel about...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:18 PM
It's a testament to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's grit, determination and self-assurance that he refuses to give up in his quest to bring Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table. But I wish that he would, during the long slog toward...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Feb 21, 2013
Outside the realm of extremists, of which there is no shortage in the bloody Israeli/Palestinian morass, few would suggest an easy solution to anything in the Middle East. Remarkably, however, given the six different personalities and viewpoints...
| Feb 5, 2013
WASHINGTON — Immigration reform is coming. Let's get it right. What counts as getting it wrong? The 1986 Simpson-Mazzoli Act, signed by President Ronald Reagan. It granted amnesty to the then 3 million illegal immigrants and promised border...