In order to get the Israelis and the Saudis on the same page in a united front against the Iranians, the Palestine question needs to be resolved. For Donald Trump, it was a carefully constructed and nuanced announcement: “I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem asRead More →

by PATRICIA SOHN This week the U.S. officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the modern state of Israel.  From my perspective, this is fantastic news.  It reflects, I hope, the beginning of a new era in U.S. and other countries’ approaches to Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East in general, oneRead More →