The court’s ruling on Trump’s immigration executive order uses statements made before an official even took office to interpret -- and limit -- his official acts.

  • Feb 9, 2017

The goal of the Obama administration’s allowing the U.N. Security Council resolution to pass was to box in Trump’s foreign policy.

  • Jan 2, 2017

If the United States lets an anti-Israel resolution pass in the Security Council, it will only reinforce the dynamics that prevent peace.

  • Dec 22, 2016

The current presidential race reveals the drawbacks of early voting.

  • Nov 4, 2016

J Street and others critical of Israel are lobbying the administration to revoke the 501(c)(3) status of charities that support Israeli settlements, on the grounds that it contradicts the administration’s foreign policy and view of international law. By that standard, groups that oppose the Iraq War, or any U.S. war, should also lose their tax status. But it is understood this unconstitutional abuse of power should only apply to pro-Israel groups.

  • Oct 7, 2016

The argument relied on by those seeking to push Israel out of the world soccer association would also require the expulsion of either North or South Korea. That either shows the ridiculousness of the idea, and the disinterest of its proponents in the welfare of FIFA.

  • Sep 27, 2016

The Palestinian effort to expel Israel clubs from FIFA threatens to politicize the organization. It is also based on concocted claims about law - from international law, to the FIFA constitution.

  • Sep 26, 2016

The U.N.’s focus on one country has apparently robbed it of the ability to address the world’s many situations of occupation and settlements.

  • Sep 15, 2016

A study of how the international community treats settlement activity in occupied territory in situations around the world leads to markedly different conclusions about the extent of the legal prohibition than discussions based on one carefully-selected situation.

  • Sep 12, 2016
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