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Democrat’s Latest Pro-Israel Appeal Draws Friendly Fire

Ever since his vote last September for the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) has bent over backwards to demonstrate his fervent support for the state of Israel through a variety of press releases, public speeches, personal meetings with Israeli leaders, and direct overtures to pro-Israel lobbyists.

Argument

The United States Museum of Holocaust Kitsch

At Washington’s memorial to the genocide of Jews, history often takes a backseat to “collective memory.”

Shadow Government

Palestine’s Broken Leadership

As the Obama administration winds down, one of its great regrets is that it has not achieved a breakthrough in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, much less a peace settlement.

Shadow Government

Obama is Shaking the Foundations of the Camp David Accords

President Obama's unwillingness to truly take on the Islamic State in conjunction with its decision to redeploy the MFO may be the beginning of the end of the Camp David Accords.

The Cable

Paul Ryan’s Definitely-Not-Presidential Middle East Trip

Ryan continues to reject calls to enter the 2016 race even as he bolsters his foreign policy creds to contrast with President Obama.

Passport

Israeli Politician: My Wife Should Not Have to Give Birth Next to an Arab

An Israeli Knesset member said his wife should not have to give birth next to an Arab woman.

Report

How I Accidentally Became a Lobbyist for Azerbaijan

The small oil-rich country spends millions sweet-talking Congress. Here’s how I got fooled into helping.

Report

Erdogan: Washington’s Closest Allies in Fight Against Islamic State Are Just as Bad as the Islamic State

The Turkish president maintains that the Kurdish militants receiving arms from the U.S. are terrorists — and that the West is wrong to see them any differently.

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