By Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Opinion: ‘Victory’ In Afghanistan Has No Serious Meaning

    By Louis Rene Beres The Greek poet Archilochus famously wrote: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” Totally reliant upon his generals, President Donald Trump More...

By Uri Avnery On Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Uri Avnery: The Egg of Columbus

I DON’T know when the wheel was invented, or who invented it. However, I have no doubt that it was invented again and again, with many happy inventors sharing the glory. The same is true for the Israeli-Palestinian More...

By Louis Rene Beres On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Trump Fails Logic

By Louis René Beres  University professors normally expect that every graduate be at least marginally acquainted with elementary logic. For me, as a retired professor, it is especially odd that More...

By Louis Rene Beres On Monday, August 14th, 2017

President Trump, North Korea and Nuclear War

  By Louis René Beres Increasingly, Donald Trump is showing palpable signs of debility. Most worrisome, in this sobering display, is the president’s conspicuously proud disregard for science, history, More...

By Louis Rene Beres On Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Between Pyongyang, Washington and Jerusalem: Intersecting Nuclear Nightmares

By Louis René Beres “The terrible ‘ifs’ accumulate.” (Winston Churchill) A tense war of words between North Korea and the United States continues to overheat. Although Washington’s More...

By Uri Avnery On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Anyone but Bibi

THE VULTURES are circling. They can see the wounded man on the ground, and are waiting for his end. So are the human carnivores – the politicians. They sing his praises, swear to defend him with all their heart More...

By Orly Azoulay On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Washington and Jerusalem: Two Leaders, One Fate?

  WASHINGTON—Donald Trump is the president of the United States, but he seems to be the only one who hasn’t internalized that fact. Since entering the Oval Office, he has been continuing his election campaign, More...

By Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Rationality Can’t Be Assumed in Potential North Korea Conflict

By Louis Rene Beres In large measure, the rising nuclear threat from North Korea will depend on the discernible rationality or irrationality of the North Korean leader. Moreover, although very few American military More...

By Uri Avnery On Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Uri Avnery: The Wistful Eyes of Death Penalty

THE WHOLE world watched with bated breath while the days passed. Then the hours. Then the minutes. The world watched while the condemned man, Muhammad Abu-Ali of Qalqiliya, waited for his execution. Abu-Ali was More...

By Nadav Eyal On Friday, August 4th, 2017

Master Juggler: All the Way to Nowhere 

Is there anyone among the readers who believes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hand Umm al-Fahm over to the Palestinian Authority? And who thinks the government is about to approve the death penalty for More...


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