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Asaf Romirowsky
Israel and the Academy
The Politicization of Middle East Studies

The influential Middle East Studies Association objects to the State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism, thereby giving up any pretense of professionalism it still had.

Palestinian Politics
Return or Die?

Palestinians in Syria have been swept up in the horrific violence. What is the response of the Palestinian Authority?

With Friends Like These
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What Type of Zionism is Acceptable?

A group of American-Jewish leftists is imitating the BDS movement in an attempt to put a right-wing Israeli position beyond the pale. It’s inexcusable—and dangerous to civil society.

Pro Forma Neutrality
From Welfare to Warfare

As troubling revelations emerge about the UNRWA’s activities in Gaza, including that it discovered missiles in its schools and then returned them to local officials, both the organization’s mission and its politics deserve a closer look.

Satisfaction
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BDS, MLA, and One Rockin’ Shavuot Night

As the Rolling Stones rocked Tel Aviv, the MLA’s BDS petition went down in flames. But the fight over BDS is far from over.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Enviro-Mental

Time to unpack the irony.

Aramco IPO

Beijing is ready to invest in Saudi Aramco.

Venezuela seems headed for a boiling point while Maduro doubles down on Chavismo

Keeping Up With Medvedev

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

Game of Thrones

Japan’s rise, and the reactions it provokes in capitals across the Pacific Rim is one of the key dynamics to watch as the Trump Administration gets its own footing in the region.

Higher Education Watch

The California State Auditor has delivered a damning assessment of the management practices at the single largest university system in the United States.

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